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Professor of Italian

Ph.D., Harvard 1978
B.A., Yale, 1972 summa cum laude
Joined Rutgers in 1986
Address: AB 5100 - 15 Seminary Place
Phone: 848-932-5192
Email: dmarsh@italian.rutgers.edu

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Renaissance Humanism and the Classical Tradition from Petrarch to Vico

COURSES REGULARLY TAUGHT

Undergraduate
Italian Culture (taught in English) 

Graduate

  • History of the Italian Language
  • Quattrocento Humanism
  • Italian Literature of the Quattrocento
  • The Classical Tradition in Italian Literature

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Books

  • "Studies on Alberti and Petrarch" www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409441984
  • Renaissance Fables: Aesopic Prose by Leon Battista Alberti, Bartolomeo Scala,
    Leonardo da Vinci, Bernardino Baldi
    . Translated with an introduction and notes by
    David Marsh. (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, Volume 260.) Tempe AZ:
    Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2004. Reviewed by Alison
    Brown in Albertiana 8 (2005): 271-75.
  • Paolo Zellini, A Brief History of Infinity. Translated by David Marsh. London: Penguin Books, 2004.
  • Francesco Petrarca, Invectives. Edited and translated by David Marsh. (The I Tatti
    Renaissance Library, 11.) Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 2003. 
  • Giambattista Vico, New Science. Translated by David Marsh. Revised edition. London: Penguin Books, 2001.
  • Giambattista Vico, New Science. Translated by David Marsh. London: Penguin Books, 1999.
  • Lucian and the Latins: Humor and Humanism in the Early Renaissance. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1998.
  • Leon Battista Alberti, Dinner Pieces: A Translation of the “Intercenales.” (Medieval and
    Renaissance Texts and Studies, 45; Renaissance Society of America, Renaissance 
    Texts Series, 9.) Binghamton, NY: State University of New York, 1987.
  • The Quattrocento Dialogue: Classical Tradition and Humanist Innovation. (Harvard Studies in Comparative Literature, 35.) Cambridge, MA and London: Harvard University Press, 1980.
  • "Short Prose Fiction." In Cambridge Companion to Neo-Latin Literature, ed. Victoria Moul, forthcoming.
  • "Cosi volse Licurgo: Leon Battista Alberti and Spartan Ideals, "Albertiana 18 (2015), 57-80.
  • "Petrarch's Adversaries: The Invectives." In Cambridge Companion to Petrarch. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015, 167-176.
  • "Palmieri, Matteo." Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy, Springer online resource, 2015.
  • "Italy." In The Oxford Handbook of Neo-Latin. Ed. Sarah Knight and Stefan Tilg. Oxford Handbooks Online. oxfordhandbooks.com
  • "Italy." In The Oxford Handbook of Neo-Latin. Ed. Sarah Knight and Stefan Tilg. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 395-410.
  • "Pasquinades." In Encyclopedia of the Neo-Latin World. Ed. Philip Ford, Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi. Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2014, 1124.
  • "Pastoral Poetry." In Encyclopedia of the Neo-Latin World. Ed. Philip Ford, Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi. Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2014, 425-436.
  • "Satire." In Encycloepedia of the Neo-Latin World. Ed. Philipl Ford, Jan Bloemendal and Charles Fantazzi. Leiden-Boston: Brill, 2014, 413-423.
  • "Dialouge," and "Leon Battista Alberti." In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Renaissance and Reformation. Ed. Margaret King. New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com
  • "Vico, Giambattista." The Virgil Encyclopedia. Ed. Richard F. Thomas and Jan M. Ziolkowski. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2014, 1335-1336.
  • "Cicero in the Renaissance." In The Cambridge Companion to Circero. Ed. Catherine Steel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, 306-317.

AWARDS

  • American Academy Rome Prize
  • American Philosophical Society Grant
  • Fulbright Fellowship
  • Kress Travel Fellowship 
  • Mellon Fellowship
  • NEH Postdoctoral Fellowship 
  • Villa I Tatti Fellowship
  • Phi Beta Kappa (junior year)

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Editorial Board of Aurea StudiaHumanistica, and I Tatti Renaissance Library
  • Fédération Internationale des Sociétés et Instituts pour l’Étude de la Renaissance,
  • International Society for Neo-Latin Studies, Renaissance Society of America,
  • Société Internationale Leon Battista Alberti

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