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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics


Mrs Julie Dashwood

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Affiliated Lecturer
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages & Linguistics
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Lucy Cavendish College 
Lady Margaret Road 


Julie Dashwood specialises in eighteenth century Italian theatre from the eighteenth to the twentieth century, especially the works of Goldoni and Pirandello, as well as nineteenth and twentieth century Italian narrative.

Published works: 


  • The Risorgimento of Federico De Roberto, edited, introduced and with contributions by Julie Dashwood and Margherita Ganeri, Oxford, Peter Lang, 2009, 313pp. 
  • Luigi Pirandello, Berecche and the War, translated and introduced by Julie Dashwood, Market Harborough, Troubador, 2000, 68 pp.
  • Luigi Pirandello: the Theatre of Paradox, edited, introduced and with chapters by Julie Dashwood, Lewiston, Queenston, Lampeter, The Edwin Mellen Press, 1996, 292 pp. 
  • Writers and Performers in Italian Drama from the Time of Dante to Pirandello, eds Julie Dashwood and Jane Everson, Lewiston, Queenston, Lampeter, The Edwin Mellen Press, series: Studies in Theatre Arts, Volume 1, 1991, xii + 186 pp. 


  • 'Pirandello: silent scenes, spoken pictures' in Pirandello's Visual Philosophy: Thought and Imagination across Media, eds Lisa Sarti and Michael Subialka, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, pp. 3-15
  • 'From Circe to Fosca. Annie Vivanti and the Femme Fatale' in Annie Chartres Vivanti: Transnational Politics, Identity and Culture, eds Erica Moretti and Sharon Wood, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, pp. 31-47
  • 'TheActress-Manager in Nineteenth-century Italy: Adelaide Ristori' in Women and Gender in Post-Unification Italy. Between Private and Public Spheres, eds Katharine Mitchell and Helena Sanson, Oxford, Peter Lang, 2013, pp. 153-174.
  • 'Detecting Pirandello's Balzac: Le Colonel Chabert and Il Fu Mattia Pascal', in Pirandello Studies, vol 29, 2009, pp. 97-110. 
  • 'Making Pirandello Modern', in: Pirandello Studies, vol. 28, 2008, pp. 140-155.
  • ' Rebels and Rejects: Characters in the Pirandello Manner', in: Theatre, Opera, and Performance in Italy from the Fifteenth Century to the Present. Essays in Honour of Richard Andrews, eds B. Richardson, S. Gilson and C. Keen, Leeds, The Society for Italian Studies, 2004, pp. 258-272.
  • 'Cotrone potrebbe forse essere Caliban?  The Tempest e I giganti della montagna in: I giganti della montagna. Progetto per un film, ed. E. Lauretta, Agrigento, Centro nazionale di studi pirandelliani, 2004, pp. 183-189.
  • 'Pirandello e il piccolo schermo. La prima televisiva dell' Uomo dal fiore in bocca', in Pirandello e il cinema, ed. S. Milioto, Agrigento, Centro nazionale di studi pirandelliani, 2003, pp. 219-225.
  • 'Il come e un po' il perché. Rappresentazioni di Ciascuno a suo modo e Questa sera si recita a soggetto in Inghilterra', in Pirandello e il linguaggio della scena, Agrigento, Centro nazionale di studi pirandelliani, 2002, pp. 183-189
  • 'Les Métamorphoses de Médée dans le Théâtre des XIXe et XXe siècles' in Le Héros Légendaire sur les Scènes du Théâtre et de l'Opéra, ed. I. Mamczarz, Florence, Olschki, 2001, pp. 77-89.
  • ' "Chi è tuo padre, sai?" Pirandello e gli scrittori di lingua inglese' in Pirandello e l'Europa, ed. E. Lauretta, Lecce, Manin, 2001, pp. 70-85 
  • 'Pirandello e la traduzione' in: Pirandello e la parola, ed. S. Milioto, Agrigento, Centro nazionale di studi pirandelliani, 2000, pp. 173-184.
  • 'The Metamorphoses of a Fairy-Tale: Quillard, D'Annunzio and "The Girl with Cut-Off Hands" ', in Romancing Decay. Ideas of Decadence in European Culture, Series: Studies in European Cultural Transition, Vol 3, ed. M. St John, Aldershot, Brookfield USA, Singapore, Sydney, Ashgate, 1999, pp. 118-127. 
  • 'Pirandello e la prima avanguardia francese: dalla pièce bien faite al 'silenzio parlato' ', in Pirandello e le Avanguardie, ed. E. Lauretta, Agrigento, Centro nazionale di studi pirandelliani, 1999, pp. 213-224.
  • 'The Harmony of the Parts: from Gustavo Modena to Questa sera si recita a soggetto', in Scenes of Change, Studies in Cultural Transition, ed. Carla Dente Baschiera et. al., Pisa, Edizioni ETS, 1996 [1998], pp. 315 - 327.