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Massimo Bacigalupo Edit Profile

educator , writer

Massimo Bacigalupo, Italian writer, educator. Fulbright Hays fellowship, 1972-1973, National Translation prize, Italy, 2001. Director International Conferences, Genoa, Italy, 1978—1980, 2001, Rapallo, Italy, 1993, 2005; Member of Ligurian Academy of Sciences and Letters, Italian Association for American Studies, Association Italiana Anglistica, European Association for American Studies.

Background

Bacigalupo, Massimo was born on April 20, 1947 in Rapallo, Genova, Italy. Son of Giuseppe and Frieda (Natali) Bacigalupo.

Education

Master of Arts, University Rome, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1975.

Career

Assistant professor University Genoa, 1977-1978, associate professor, 1981-1987. Assistant professor University Catania, 1978-1981. Professor American Literature University Udine, 1987-1990.

Professor University Genoa, Italy, since 1990. Visiting professor St. Johns College, Cambridge, England, 1983, Beinecke Library., New Haven, 1988, International Yeats Summer School, Sligo, Ireland, 1991, 95, 2004, Barnard College, 1992, Columbia University, 1995, Institute for Humanities, University Michigan, 2001. Fellow Hawthornden Castle International Retreat for Writers, 2001.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Formed Trace, 1980 (Prix Viareggio, 1982), Ezra Pound un poeta a Rapallo, 1985, Grotta Byron, 2001. Editor, translator: Omaggio a Sesto Properzio, 1984, Wallace Stevens: Il mondo come meditazione, 1986, Il preludio Wordsworth, 1990 (Monselice prize, 1992), Opere H. Melville, 1991, Poesie E. Dickinson, 1995, Poesie Thomas Stearns Eliot, 1995, La riparazione della poesia S. Heaney, 1999, Canti postumi Pound, 2002, Beowulf, 2002 (Fondazione A. Marazza prize, 2003), America and the Mediterranean, 2003, Ambassadors, 2006. Director: (films) Quasi una tangente, 1966 (Montecatini prize), Warming Up, 1973.

      Associate editor Paideuma, Poesia, Leviathan.

Membership

Director International Conferences, Genoa, Italy, 1978—1980, 2001, Rapallo, Italy, 1993, 2005. Member of Ligurian Academy of Sciences and Letters, Italian Association for American Studies, Association Italiana Anglistica, European Association for American Studies.

Connections

Married Angela Kirsten, May 8, 1976. Children: Lorenzo, Giuliano.

father:
Giuseppe Bacigalupo

mother:
Frieda (Natali) Bacigalupo

spouse:
Angela Kirsten

child:
Lorenzo Bacigalupo

child:
Giuliano Bacigalupo