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Maddalena Graziano

Der essayistische Roman in der deutschsprachigen und italienischen Moderne

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Doctoral Candidate

Address Habelschwerdter Allee 45
Room JK 33/136
14195 Berlin
Email maddalena.graziano@fu-berlin.de

Maddalena Graziano, born in Italy in 1986, graduated with honours from the University of Siena. She is a doctoral student at the FSGS since October 2013 and was a visiting student at the University of Chicago (Department of Germanic Studies, Spring 2015). Her Master's thesis on Musil and Svevo was awarded the Ursula Bavaj-Prize of the University of Viterbo (2013). She is author of the book Oltre il romanzo. Racconto e pensiero in Musil e Svevo (Carocci, 2013) and wrote on Svevo and on contemporary literature and film (reviews for the journal Allegoria)She worked as editorial assistant for the peer-reviewed journal Moderna (2009-2013, editor in chief R. Luperini) and completed an internship at the Italian Cultural Institute of Hamburg (2012). Her research interests include Italian and German literature, European Modernism, novel theory, essay theory, literature and philosophy.

 

Summer 2016, "Übungen" (Seminars) (on J. Ortega Y Gasset, „Ideas sobre la novela“, and on V. Woolf, „Modern Fiction“, as part of the course on "Geschichte und Theorie des Romans", Prof. Dr. B. Ventarola), Peter Szondi-Institut, FU Berlin

Winter 2016/17, BA Seminar "Why The Novel Matters. Einführung in die Romantheorie" (Introduction to the theory of the novel), Peter Szondi-Institut, FU Berlin (with C. Fenwick)

M. Graziano, Oltre il romanzo. Racconto e pensiero in Musil e Svevo, Roma, Carocci 2013

M. Graziano, "Italo Svevo", in Il contributo italiano alla storia del pensiero, ed. by G. Ferroni, Roma, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani (forthcoming)

Reviews of:

A. Goeschl, Die Logik des essayistischen Gedanken. Zur Analyse der italienischen Essayistik zwischen Fin de Siècle und Zweitem Weltkrieg vor dem Hintergrund der Gattungsgeschichte (2016), in Germanisch- Romanische Monatsschrift, 2017 (forthcoming) 

Winter Sleep by Nuri Bilge Ceylan, in Allegoria, XXVI, 69-70, 2014, p. 422

Ogni promessa by Andrea Bajani, in Allegoria, XXIII, 63, 2011, p. 212

L’ubicazione del bene by Giorgio Falco, in Allegoria, XXII, 62, 2010, p. 164

Indignation by Philip Roth, in Allegoria, XXII, 61, 2010, p. 203

Conference papers

"Narrare o riflettere? L'esitazione del pensiero in Musil e Svevo, Annual Conference of the Italian Comparative Literature Association, "Poteri della retorica", Parma, December 2013

"Adventures of Thought. Fiction and Reflection in Modernist Italian Narrative", International Conference of the Centre for European Modernism Studies, "Borders of Modernism", Perugia, December 2016

Event Organization

"Allegorie Zeit Montage. Benjamins Baudelairebuch", Lecture cum Seminar with Prof. Dr. C. Haerle (Siena), 19.05.2016 (with G. Cigna)