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Howard R. Marraro Prize

2013 Justin Steinberg, University of Chicago, for Dante and the Limits of the Law (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2013)
2011 Marco Ruffini, Northwestern University, for Art without an Author: Vasari’s Lives and Michelangelo’s Death (Fordham Univ. Press, 2011)
2009 Christine Poggi, University of Pennsylvania, for Inventing Futurism: The Art and Politics of Artificial Optimism (Princeton Univ. Press, 2009)
Jane Tylus, New York University, for Reclaiming Catherine of Siena: Literacy, Literature, and the Signs of Others (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2009)
2007 Diana Robin, Chicago, Illinois, for Publishing Women: Salons, the Press, and the Counter-Reformation in Sixteenth-Century Italy (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2007)
2005 Christian Moevs, University of Notre Dame, for The Metaphysics of Dante's Comedy (Oxford Univ. Press, 2005)
  Graziella Parati, Dartmouth College, for Migration Italy: The Art of Talking Back in a Destination Culture (Univ. of Toronto Press, 2005)
2003 Marilyn Migiel, Cornell University, for A Rhetoric of the Decameron (Univ. of Toronto Press, 2003)
  Honorable mention: Robert Henke, Washington University, for Performance and Literature in the Commedia dell'Arte (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003)
2001 Ellen V. Nerenberg, Wesleyan University, for Prison Terms: Representing Confinement during and after Italian Fascism (Univ. of Toronto Press, 2001)
  Honorable mention: Franco Ricci, University of Ottawa, for Painting with Words, Writing with Pictures: Words and Image in the Work of Italo Calvino (Univ. of Toronto Press, 2002)
*1998–99 Margaret Brose, University of California, Santa Barbara, for Leopardi Sublime (Re Enzo Editrice, 1998)
Nancy L. Canepa, Dartmouth College, for From Court to Forest: Giambattista Basile's Lo cunto de li cunti and the Birth of the Literary Fairy Tale (Wayne State Univ. Press, 1999)
*1996–97 Barbara Spackman, University of California, Berkeley, for Fascist Virilities: Rhetoric, Ideology, and Social Fantasy in Italy (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1996)
Honorable mention: Dennis Looney, University of Pittsburgh, for Compromising the Classics: Romance Epic Narrative in the Italian Renaissance (Wayne State Univ. Press, 1996)
*1994–95 Robert S. Dombroski, City University of New York and University of Connecticut, Storrs, for Properties of Writing: Ideological Discourse in Modern Italian Fiction (Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1994)
Karen Pinkus, University of Southern California, for Bodily Regimes: Italian Advertising under Fascism (Univ. of Minnesota Press, 1995)
1992–93 Margaret F. Rosenthal, University of Southern California, for The Honest Courtesan: Veronica Franco, Citizen and Writer in Sixteenth-Century Venice (Univ. of Chicago Press, 1992)
1990–91 Lucia Re, University of California, Los Angeles, for Calvino and the Age of Neorealism: Fables of Estrangement (Stanford Univ. Press, 1991)
1988–90 Wayne A. Rebhorn, University of Texas, Austin, for Foxes and Lions: Machiavelli's Confidence Men (Cornell Univ. Press, 1988)
1986–88 Millicent Marcus, University of Texas, Austin, for Italian Film in the Light of Neorealism (Princeton Univ. Press, 1986)
Honorable mention: John Freccero, Stanford University, for Dante: The Poetics of Conversion, and Rachel Jacoff, Wellesley College, for editing and introduction (Harvard Univ. Press, 1986)
1984–86 Teodolinda Barolini, New York University, for Dante's Poets: Textuality and Truth in the Comedy (Princeton Univ. Press, 1984)
Glauco Cambon, University of Connecticut, Storrs, for Michelangelo's Poetry: Fury of Form (Princeton Univ. Press, 1985)
1982–84 William J. Kennedy, Cornell University, for Jacopo Sannazaro and the Uses of Pastoral (Univ. Press of New England, 1983)
Honorable mention: Glauco Cambon, University of Connecticut, Storrs, for Eugenio Montale's Poetry: A Dream in Reason's Presence (Princeton Univ. Press, 1982)
1980–82 Rebecca J. West, University of Chicago, for Eugenio Montale: Poet on the Edge (Harvard Univ. Press, 1981)
1978–80 Nicolas J. Perella, University of California, Berkeley, for Midday in Italian Literature: Variations on an Archetypal Theme (Princeton Univ. Press, 1979)
1976–78 Franco Fido, Brown University, for Guida a Goldoni: Teatro e società nel Settecento (Einaudi, 1977)
1976 Joseph G. Fucilla, Emeritus, Northwestern University, for his achievements as scholar, editor, and teacher of Italian literature
1975 Beatrice Corrigan, Emeritus, University of Toronto, for her achievements as author, editor, translator, and teacher of Italian studies
1974 Thomas G. Bergin, Yale University, for his career as translator, scholar, and teacher of contemporary and classical Italian literature
1973 Bernard Weinberg, University of Chicago, for Trattati di poetica e retorica del Cinquecento (Laterza, 1970–74)
*During 1996–2000, the Howard R. Marraro Prize was awarded jointly with the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Italian Studies, which is now awarded separately in odd-numbered years.

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