Guido A. Guarino

Guido A. Guarino is Professor Emeritus of Italian at Rutgers University and served for many years as editor of Italian Quarterly. He studied at Columbia University in New York City, receiving a B.S., M.A. and Ph.D.

In addition to various articles and reviews in scholarly journals, he was editor and translator of a number of Italian medieval and Renaissance literary works, including Giovanni Boccaccio’s On Famous Women (new edition published by Italica Press, 2011), and Leon Battista Alberti’s The Albertis of Florence: Leon Battista Alberit’s “Della Famiglia” (Bucknell University Press 1971).

Professor Guarino’s scholarship, teaching and literary work have been recognized with the awarding of the title of Cavaliere della Repubblica Italiana.

His new edition of The Complete Literary Works of Lorenzo de’ Medici is the first complete English translation of these works, and his second collaboration with Italica Press.






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