Edited and translated: Norma Bouchard
By (author) Franco Cassano
Edited and translated: Valerio Ferme
Valerio Ferme (PhD, comparative literature, UC Berkeley) is Dean of the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Cincinnati. His books include Tradurre è tradire: La traduzione come sovversione culturale sotto il fascismo (Longo, 2002); Women, Enjoyment, and the Defense of Virtue in Boccaccio’s Decameron (Palgrave, 2015); and, with coauthor Norma Bouchard, Italy and the Mediterranean in the Post-Cold War Era (Palgrave, 2013). He is also coeditor of From Otium to Occupatio in Italian Culture, Annali d’Italianistica (2014) and Mediterranean Encounters in the City (2015), and cotranslator of Southern Thought and Other Essays on the Mediterranean (Fordham University Press, 2012). He has published over fifty articles and reviews.