Gian Maria Annovi
Assistant Professor of French
Ph.D., Italian Studies, 2011
Previous Institution: University of Denver
Gian Maria Annovi’s main interests include 19th- and 20th-century Italian literature, as well as film and visual arts. He is currently working on a book on the making of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s authorial figure. Annovi is the author of Altri corpi: poesia e corporalità negli anni Sessanta (Gedit, 2008), a study on the relationship between de-centered subjectivity and corporeality in the poetry of prominent Italian authors on the 1960s. He is the editor of Antonio Porta’s selected poems Piercing the Page (Seismicity, 2012), on the poetry of Antonio Porta, and of a collection of essays on Pasolini and youth, Fratello selvaggio: P. P. Pasolini fra gioventù e nuova gioventù (Transeuropa, 2013). He is the recipient of the 2011 Pier Paolo Pasolini Award for the best doctoral dissertation.