Publications

I have analysed the literary works and edited the letters of the Italian writer Giovanni Sabadini degli Arienti in two publications: The Letters of Giovanni Sabadino degli Arienti (1481-1510), Florence, L.S. Olschki and the University of Western Australia, 2002 and Giovanni Sabadino degli Arienti. A Literary Career, Florence, L.S. Olschki, 1996.

With Antonio Pagliaro  Letters to Francesco  Datini (1384-1410) (an annotated translation with critical introduction of the 250 letters of Margherita Datini), Toronto, CRRS, 2012.

Book Chapters

Margherita Cantelmo and the Worth of Women in Renaissance Italy”, in Mirrors of Princesses: Virtue Ethics for Women 1250-1550, ed. K. Green and C. Mews, Springer Press, forthcoming.
“Il lavoro femminile in un mondo dominato degli uomini. “Le lettere di Margherita Datini (1384-1410)”, in Storia di un merchante. Datini, la città e il mondo, Florence: Le Monnier, 2010. Also in English “Woman’s Work in a Man’s World. The Letters of Margherita Datini (1384-1410)”, in Francesco di Marco Datini:The Man, the Merchant.
With F. W Kent, “Renaissance Friendships: Traditional Truths, New and Dissenting Voices,” in Friendship: A History, ed. B. Caine, London: Equinox, 2009, pp. 111-162.
“A Woman’s Path to Literacy. The Letters of Margherita Datini (1384-1410)” in Practices of Gender in Late Medieval and early Modern Europe, ed. M. Cassidy-Welch and P. Sherlock, Late Medieval and Early Modern Studies 11, Turnhout: Brepols, 2008, pp. 43-56.
“Machiavelli in Skirts. Isabella d’Este and Politics”, in Virtue, Liberty and TolerationPolitical Ideas of European Women 1400-1800, ed. K. Green and J. Broad, Springer Press, 2007, pp. 57-76.
“An insatiable appetite for news: Isabella d’Este and a Bolognese correspondent”, in Religious Rituals, Images, and Words: the Varieties of Cultural Expression in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, ed. F.W. Kent and C. Zika, Turnhout: Brepols, 2005, pp. 375-388.

Articles in refereed journals

With F. W. Kent, “Margherita Cantelmo and Agostino Strozzi: Friendship’s Gifts and a Portrait Medal by Costanzo da Ferrara”, I Tatti Studies Essays in the Renaissance, 12 (2009), pp. 85-115.
“The Travels of Isabella d’Este Marchioness of Mantua”, Studies in Travel Writing, ed. Daniel Carey and Claire Jowitt, 13:3 (2009), pp. 99-109.
“Friendship and Dynastic Marriage in Renaissance Italy”, Literature and History, 17.1 (2008), pp. 4-18.
“The Palazzo Bentivoglio in 1487Mitteilungen des Kunsthistorischen Institutes in Florenz, XLI (1997), pp.188-196.

Other publications:

Profile on Isabella d’Este for The Literary Encyclopaedia published on-line April 2009 at http://www.litencyc.com
Special Renaissance Studies issue of Spunti e Ricerche, vol. 22, ed. Carolyn James and Antonio Pagliaro, 2008.
“News, Rumour and Civic Survival in Renaissance Bologna”, in Street Noises, Civic Spaces and Urban Identities in Italian Renaissance Cities, ed. F. W. Kent (Monash Publications in History, 34), 2000, pp. 1-9.
Short entries on the Bolognese literary figures Gaspare Nadi, Cesare Nappi and Giovanbattista Refrigerio in the Oxford Companion to Italian Literature, Oxford University Press, 2002, pp. 400, 403, 506.