Dr Elisa Segnini

  • Lecturer (Italian)

telephone: 01413305338
email: Elisa.Segnini@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

  • Modern and contemporary Italian fiction in world literature paradigms
  • Multilingual fiction, its translational and reception
  • European modernism, in particular the relationship between literature, theatre and visual arts
  • Theatre Translation

Publications

Selected publications

Segnini, E. (2017) Local flavour vs global audiences: Elena Ferrante and translatability. Italianist, 37(1), pp. 100-118. (doi: 10.1080/02614340.2016.1273649)

Segnini, E. (2017) Global masterpieces and Italian dialects: Eduardo de Filippo and Luigi Meneghello's rewritings of Shakespeare. Journal of World Literature, 2(2), pp. 236-254. (doi: 10.1163/24056480-00202007)

Segnini, E. (2016) Translating Sicily for the German and French stage: Modern Europe, its periphery and the archaic in the first versions of Pirandello's "Questa sera si recita a soggetto". Forum Italicum, 50(1), pp. 5-37. (doi: 10.1177/0014585816636341)

Segnini, E. (2016) Encounters and blind spots: Pirandello, Evreinov and Brecht. PSA: Journal of the Pirandello Society of America, 28, pp. 11-36. (doi: 10.14288/1.0306857)

Segnini, E. (2014) "Continental Air": performing identity in "Leonora, Addio", "L' Aria del Continente" and "Questa Sera si Recita a Soggetto". PSA: Journal of the Pirandello Society of America, 27, pp. 13-43. (doi: 10.14288/1.0306439)

All publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2021 | 2020 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2009
Number of items: 21.

2021

Segnini, E. (2021) Fragments, Genius and Madness: Masks and Mask-Making in the fin-de-siècle Imagination. Series: Studies in Comparative Literature (56). Legenda. ISBN 9781781888544 (Accepted for Publication)

2020

Segnini, E. (2020) From Scampia to Rione Luzzatti: marginality and its language in the age of convergence. Comparative Critical Studies, (Accepted for Publication)

2018

Segnini, E. (2018) Andrea Camilleri’s Montalbano and Elena Ferrante’s L’amica geniale: the afterlife of two ‘glocal’ series. Translator, (doi: 10.1080/13556509.2018.1502607) (Early Online Publication)

Segnini, E. (2018) Elisa Segnini speaks to Frederika Randall: tilting at the leaning tower, or translating irony in two writers from Northeast Italy. Translator, (doi: 10.1080/13556509.2018.1500132) (Early Online Publication)

2017

Segnini, E. (2017) Global masterpieces and Italian dialects: Eduardo de Filippo and Luigi Meneghello's rewritings of Shakespeare. Journal of World Literature, 2(2), pp. 236-254. (doi: 10.1163/24056480-00202007)

Segnini, E. (2017) Local flavour vs global audiences: Elena Ferrante and translatability. Italianist, 37(1), pp. 100-118. (doi: 10.1080/02614340.2016.1273649)

2016

Segnini, E. (2016) Special issue on Orientalism within Europe: Differences, Minorities, Divisions [Guest Editor]. Journal of European Studies, 46(3-4),

Segnini, E. (2016) Translating Sicily for the German and French stage: Modern Europe, its periphery and the archaic in the first versions of Pirandello's "Questa sera si recita a soggetto". Forum Italicum, 50(1), pp. 5-37. (doi: 10.1177/0014585816636341)

Segnini, E. (2016) A Case of Study on Translations and Reception of Pirandello’s Theatrical Works. [Website]

Segnini, E. (2016) Encounters and blind spots: Pirandello, Evreinov and Brecht. PSA: Journal of the Pirandello Society of America, 28, pp. 11-36. (doi: 10.14288/1.0306857)

Segnini, E. (2016) Sicilian honour and theatricality in Agrigento: a workshop on Questa sera si recita a soggetto. Pirandello Studies, 36, pp. 163-166.

2015

Segnini, E. (2015) L'aldilà, il fantastico e l'allegoria nelle opere narrative e pittoriche di Dino Buzzati. In: Bancheri, S. and Guardiani, F. (eds.) Letteratura Italiana e Religione: Atti del Convegno Internazionale (Toronto, 11-13 Ottobre 2012). Cesati, pp. 293-308. ISBN 9788876675515

Segnini, E. (2015) Review of Meneghello: Fiction, Scholarship, Passione Civile, By Daniela La Penna. Annali d’Italianistica, 33, pp. 512-513. [Book Review]

2014

Segnini, E. (2014) "Continental Air": performing identity in "Leonora, Addio", "L' Aria del Continente" and "Questa Sera si Recita a Soggetto". PSA: Journal of the Pirandello Society of America, 27, pp. 13-43. (doi: 10.14288/1.0306439)

Segnini, E. and Frigerio, V. (2014) Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World [Guest Editors]. Belphégor, 12(1),

Segnini, E. and Jones, E. (2014) "I was back in a dark wood": Don Paterson's "The Forest of the Suicides". Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate, 24(1), pp. 143-168.

2013

Segnini, E. (2013) Catherine Brown, The Art of Comparison: How Novels and Critics Compare (Oxford: Legenda, 2011 – Legenda Series Studies in Comparative Literature, 23). 210 pp., ISBN 9781906540814, £45. Comparative Critical Studies, 10(3), pp. 403-406. (doi: 10.3366/ccs.2013.0103)[Book Review]

Segnini, E. (2013) Reading Hoffmann: mythmaking and tropes of uncanniness in Jean Lorrain's Monsieur de Phocas. Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, 24(1), pp. 61-82.

Segnini, E. (2013) A silent language: reflections on "pure" and "uncorrupted" pantomime. In: Boldt, L., Federici, C. and Virgulti, E. (eds.) Silence and the Silenced: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Series: Studies on themes and motifs in literature (119). Peter Lang: New York, pp. 185-199. ISBN 9781433123436

2012

Segnini, E. (2012) Between life and death: on the art of mask-making. Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, 39(1), pp. 64-79.

2009

Segnini, E. (2009) Between ritual and theatre in Švankmajer’s Faust. In: Ambros, V., Le Huenen, R., D'Souza, A. and Pérez-Simón, A. (eds.) Structuralism(s) Today: Paris, Prague, Tartu. Series: Literary criticism series (16). Legas: Ottawa, pp. 153-164. ISBN 9781897493069

This list was generated on Wed Jul 15 14:39:13 2020 BST.
Number of items: 21.

Articles

Segnini, E. (2020) From Scampia to Rione Luzzatti: marginality and its language in the age of convergence. Comparative Critical Studies, (Accepted for Publication)

Segnini, E. (2018) Andrea Camilleri’s Montalbano and Elena Ferrante’s L’amica geniale: the afterlife of two ‘glocal’ series. Translator, (doi: 10.1080/13556509.2018.1502607) (Early Online Publication)

Segnini, E. (2018) Elisa Segnini speaks to Frederika Randall: tilting at the leaning tower, or translating irony in two writers from Northeast Italy. Translator, (doi: 10.1080/13556509.2018.1500132) (Early Online Publication)

Segnini, E. (2017) Global masterpieces and Italian dialects: Eduardo de Filippo and Luigi Meneghello's rewritings of Shakespeare. Journal of World Literature, 2(2), pp. 236-254. (doi: 10.1163/24056480-00202007)

Segnini, E. (2017) Local flavour vs global audiences: Elena Ferrante and translatability. Italianist, 37(1), pp. 100-118. (doi: 10.1080/02614340.2016.1273649)

Segnini, E. (2016) Special issue on Orientalism within Europe: Differences, Minorities, Divisions [Guest Editor]. Journal of European Studies, 46(3-4),

Segnini, E. (2016) Translating Sicily for the German and French stage: Modern Europe, its periphery and the archaic in the first versions of Pirandello's "Questa sera si recita a soggetto". Forum Italicum, 50(1), pp. 5-37. (doi: 10.1177/0014585816636341)

Segnini, E. (2016) Encounters and blind spots: Pirandello, Evreinov and Brecht. PSA: Journal of the Pirandello Society of America, 28, pp. 11-36. (doi: 10.14288/1.0306857)

Segnini, E. (2016) Sicilian honour and theatricality in Agrigento: a workshop on Questa sera si recita a soggetto. Pirandello Studies, 36, pp. 163-166.

Segnini, E. (2014) "Continental Air": performing identity in "Leonora, Addio", "L' Aria del Continente" and "Questa Sera si Recita a Soggetto". PSA: Journal of the Pirandello Society of America, 27, pp. 13-43. (doi: 10.14288/1.0306439)

Segnini, E. and Frigerio, V. (2014) Fantastic Narratives and the Natural World [Guest Editors]. Belphégor, 12(1),

Segnini, E. and Jones, E. (2014) "I was back in a dark wood": Don Paterson's "The Forest of the Suicides". Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate, 24(1), pp. 143-168.

Segnini, E. (2013) Reading Hoffmann: mythmaking and tropes of uncanniness in Jean Lorrain's Monsieur de Phocas. Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, 24(1), pp. 61-82.

Segnini, E. (2012) Between life and death: on the art of mask-making. Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, 39(1), pp. 64-79.

Books

Segnini, E. (2021) Fragments, Genius and Madness: Masks and Mask-Making in the fin-de-siècle Imagination. Series: Studies in Comparative Literature (56). Legenda. ISBN 9781781888544 (Accepted for Publication)

Book Sections

Segnini, E. (2015) L'aldilà, il fantastico e l'allegoria nelle opere narrative e pittoriche di Dino Buzzati. In: Bancheri, S. and Guardiani, F. (eds.) Letteratura Italiana e Religione: Atti del Convegno Internazionale (Toronto, 11-13 Ottobre 2012). Cesati, pp. 293-308. ISBN 9788876675515

Segnini, E. (2013) A silent language: reflections on "pure" and "uncorrupted" pantomime. In: Boldt, L., Federici, C. and Virgulti, E. (eds.) Silence and the Silenced: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. Series: Studies on themes and motifs in literature (119). Peter Lang: New York, pp. 185-199. ISBN 9781433123436

Segnini, E. (2009) Between ritual and theatre in Švankmajer’s Faust. In: Ambros, V., Le Huenen, R., D'Souza, A. and Pérez-Simón, A. (eds.) Structuralism(s) Today: Paris, Prague, Tartu. Series: Literary criticism series (16). Legas: Ottawa, pp. 153-164. ISBN 9781897493069

Book Reviews

Segnini, E. (2015) Review of Meneghello: Fiction, Scholarship, Passione Civile, By Daniela La Penna. Annali d’Italianistica, 33, pp. 512-513. [Book Review]

Segnini, E. (2013) Catherine Brown, The Art of Comparison: How Novels and Critics Compare (Oxford: Legenda, 2011 – Legenda Series Studies in Comparative Literature, 23). 210 pp., ISBN 9781906540814, £45. Comparative Critical Studies, 10(3), pp. 403-406. (doi: 10.3366/ccs.2013.0103)[Book Review]

Website

Segnini, E. (2016) A Case of Study on Translations and Reception of Pirandello’s Theatrical Works. [Website]

This list was generated on Wed Jul 15 14:39:13 2020 BST.

Grants

2016  Connection Grant, Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

2014  Insight Development Grant, Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

2012  Aid to Research Workshops and Conferences, Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council 

2009  George C. Metcalf Research Grant, Victoria College, University of Toronto

Teaching

  • Italian literature (19th to 21st century)
  • Italian cinema and theatre
  • Comparative literature