Peter Bondanella

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Peter Bondanella (1943–2017)[1][2] was Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Italian, Comparative Literature, and Film Studies at Indiana University, United States.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Federico Fellini: Essays in Criticism. Ed. by P. Bondanella. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1978. 315 pp. ISBN 0-19-502274-2
  • The Eternal City: Roman Images in the Modern World. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987. 286 pp.
  • Vasari, G. The Lives of the Artists. Translated with an introduction and notes by J.C. and P. Bondanella. Oxford: Oxford University Press (Oxford World’s Classics), 1991. ISBN 9780199537198
  • The Cinema of Federico Fellini. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992. "Foreword" by Federico Fellini. 396 pp. Translations into Italian and Chinese.
  • Umberto Eco and the Open Text: Semiotics, Fiction, Popular Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • The Films of Federico Fellini. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 205 pp. ISBN 0-521-57573-7
  • Hollywood's Italians: Dagos, Palookas, Romeos, Wise Guys, and Sopranos. New York: Continuum International, 2004. 352 pages and 55 still photographs.
  • A History of the Italian Cinema. New York: Continuum, 2009.
  • New Essays on Umberto Eco. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.


  • Election to European Academy for the Sciences and the Arts (2009).
  • Distinguished Service Award, University of South Florida.
  • Pulitzer Prize Nomination for The Eternal City: Roman Images in the Modern World (1987).


  1. ^ "Addio a Peter Bondanella (1943–2017)". Australasian Centre for Italian Studies. 2017-06-05. Retrieved 2018-07-22.
  2. ^ "Announcements | Department of French and Italian". Indiana University Bloomington. Retrieved 2018-07-22.

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