Guy P Raffa
Guy Raffa is a specialist in medieval Italian literature (Dante above all) with a secondary interest in modern Italian authors, particularly Italo Calvino and Umberto Eco. Raffa strives to make his research more directly and immediately useful not only to fellow academic experts, but also to teachers, students and ambitious readers. His public scholarship is available at [link: https://guyraffa.com] guyraffa.com
Raffa's book DANTE'S BONES: HOW A POET INVENTED ITALY is forthcoming with Harvard University Press. He has published three previous books: "Divine Dialectic: Dante's Incarnational Poetry" (Toronto, 2000), "Danteworlds: A Reader's Guide to the "Inferno"" (Chicago, 2007), and "The Complete Danteworlds: A Reader's Guide to the "Divine Comedy"" (Chicago, 2009). He is also the project director of the Danteworlds website, a multimedia tour of Dante's vision of hell, which was selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities as "one of the best online resources for education in the humanities."
His work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies.