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Daniel Javitch

Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature , Italian

Ph.D. 1971 (Comparative Literature), Harvard; M.A. 1970 (English), Cambridge; B.A. 1963 (English), Princeton.

Office Address: 

19 University Place, 3 Fl New York, New York (US) 10003


(212) 998-8791

Areas of Research/Interest: 

European literature of the Renaissance, poetic theory before 1700, postclassical history of Ancient genres.

External Affiliations:

Renaissance Society of America; NYU representative, Folger Institute,Washington D.C.


Guggenheim Fellowship, 1995-1996; Golden Dozen Teaching Award, New York University, 1995; Fellow, American Academy in Rome, 1989-1990; American Council of Learned Societies Research Fellowship, 1977, 1990.

Proclaiming a Classic: The Canonization of Orlando Furioso. Princeton University Press. 1991.

Poetry and Courtliness in Renaissance England. Princeton University Press. 1978.

Updated on 06/20/2012