MAZZONI GUIDO

Presentation

Guido Mazzoni (1967) was educated at the Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa. He has been a fellow at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris (1994-1995), Lecturer at the University College London (1995-96), Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Chicago (2003-04), Italian Affiliated Fellow at the American for the Arts Academy in Rome (2007), Visiting Professor at the École Normale Supérieure, Paris (2010), University of Chicago (2011), Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa (2016), University of California, Berkeley (2016), Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Filosofici (2023), and Fellow at the Italian Academy, Columbia University, New York (2018). Since 2017, he teaches Creative writing at the Master School in Creative Writing at IULM, Milan and the Molly Bloom Creative Writing School in Rome.

As a poet, he is the author of La scomparsa del respiro dopo la caduta (Guerini 1992), I mondi (Donzelli 2010, Selezione Ceppo Prize, Tirinnanzi Prize) and La pura superficie (Donzelli 2017, Pagliarani Prize 2018, Napoli Prize 2018). He has published three books of literary theory and criticism, Forma e solitudine (Marcos y Marcos, 2002), Sulla poesia moderna (Il Mulino, 2005; French translation Sur la poésie moderne, Garneir Classiques; Russian traslation О современной поэзии, Нло, 2024), Teoria del romanzo (Il Mulino, 2011, English translation Theory of the Novel, Harvard University Press, 2017), a book on contemporary politics and society, I destini generali (Laterza 2015). The revised and expanded edition of Sulla poesia moderna, On Modern Poetry, has been published by Harvard University Press in 2022. Some of his poems have been translated into English (Tempo: Excursions in 21st-Century Italian Poetry, Parthian 2022), as well as Arabic, Chinese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish, and Turkish. A French anthology of his poetry has been published by Alidades (Grammaire. Choix de poèmes 1997-2017, transl. B. Gréan, Alidades 2019). He has been one of the founders and directors of the cultural website "Le parole e le cose" (2011-2018) and a contributor for "La Repubblica" and "Il manifesto". 

Office hours

  • Wednesday from 09:00 to 11:00
    Place: Studio docente, stanza 433 San Niccolò e stanza virtuale Gmeet https://meet.google.com/jxg-ufij-bro. Il ricevimento di mercoledì 17 luglio si terrà, in presenza e da remoto, dalle 16,30 alle 18

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching activities

Completion accademic year: 2024/2025

Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2023/2024
Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2024/2025
Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) ITALIAN STUDIES A.Y. 2024/2025

Completion accademic year: 2023/2024

Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2022/2023
Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2023/2024
Course year: 1 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) ITALIAN STUDIES A.Y. 2023/2024

Completion accademic year: 2022/2023

Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2021/2022
Course year: 1 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2022/2023
Course year: 2 Second cycle degree (Laurea Magistrale) ITALIAN STUDIES A.Y. 2021/2022

Completion accademic year: 2021/2022

Course year: 2 First cycle degree (DM 270) STUDIES IN LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY A.Y. 2020/2021

Research

Ultime pubblicazioni:

  • Mazzoni, G. (In corso di stampa). Vita interiore e romanzo moderno. In Interiorità. Modi di rappresentare la vita psichica nel romanzo. ROMA : Bulzoni. - view more
  • Mazzoni, G. (In corso di stampa). Scrittura soggetto società. In A cura di Luigi Severi (a cura di), Poesia degli anni 2000: modelli, forme, contaminazioni, Atti del Convegno, Roma, Fondazione Primoli, 19 maggio 2018,. - view more
  • Mazzoni, G. (2024). О современной поэзии [Sulla poesia moderna]. Mosca : NLO Books. - view more
  • Mazzoni, G. (2024). Grandezza e estraneità di Andrea Zanzotto. In N.T. Stefano Dal Bianco (a cura di), Risonanze. Poeti per Zanzotto (pp. 113-124). Lecce : Pensa Multimedia. - view more
  • Mazzoni, G. (2023). Fotografia diffusa. - view more