Italica publishes critical studies on all aspects Italian literature, culture, cinema, linguistics, and language pedagogy. Interdisciplinary and comparative studies are welcome. The journal has a section devoted to translations of Italian major works/ authors, cultural debates, and interviews. The journal is receptive to all scholarly methods and theoretical perspectives.

Editorial communications should be addressed to the Editor, Andrea Ciccarelli, Manuscripts to be considered for publications should be sent via email attachment (Word) to Attachments should be marked with the last name of the contributor, followed by the name/subject of the paper (e.g. Smith-Ariosto or Smith-Romanticism). Contributors are kindly asked to insert, in the following order, their name, affiliation, and email address at the end of the article, before the Endnotes (Works Cited or Opere citate come after the Endnotes).  Italica has a blind referee policy, and all submission are evaluated by at least two readers. The editorial staff will erase the personal information from the copy sent for evaluation to the readers (for this purpose, contributors are kindly requested not to insert “headers” with their name). With your submission, please send along, in a separate attachment, a brief bio (100 words max.). Submissions must conform to the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (please refer to the sixth edition or to subsequent editions, with particular attention to chapter 5: “Documentation: Preparing the List of Works Cited”). For a brief illustration of the MLA documentation style which is described in chapter five of the Handbook, click here (guidelines). NB: whenever a word or title needs to be set in italics please set in italics, do not underline; this will avoid typesetting confusion.

Books for reviews and reviews should be mailed to the Book Review Editor: Professor Mark Pietralunga, Florida State University, Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1540 (reviews can be emailed as a Word attachment to:

Bibliographical information to be included in the “Bibliography of Italian Studies of North America,” should be sent to Professor Norma Bouchard, 337 Mansfield Road, c/o Modern and Classical Languages, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269-1057 (email:

It is a condition of publication that manuscripts submitted to the journal have not been published and will not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere. By submitting a manuscript, the authors agree that copyright for their article is transferred to the AATI if and when it is accepted for publication. Authors of articles receive two copies of the issue in which their article appears.

Table of Contents of Some Volumes of Italica

Volume 86

Volume 84

Volume 83

Volume 82

Volume 80

Volume 79