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RICCI, Franco 1953-

PERSONAL:

Born May 19, 1953, in Caracas, Venezuela; naturalized U.S. citizen; son of Ugo and Maria (Cantelmi) Ricci; married Hoda Eid; children: Alessandro. Ethnicity: "Italian." Education: Wayne State University, B.A.; University of Toronto, M.A., Ph.D. Religion: Roman Catholic.

ADDRESSES:

Office—Department of Modern Languages and Literature, University of Ottawa, Arts Building, 70 Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada; fax: 613-562-5138. E-mail—[email protected] ca.

CAREER:

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, associate professor of Italian, 1982—.

MEMBER:

Modern Language Association of America, American Association for Italian Studies (executive secretary), American Association of Teachers of Italian.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Onore al Merito, Regione Abruzzo, Italy.

WRITINGS:

(Editor) Calvino Revisited, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 1989.

Difficult Games: A Reading of I racconti by Italo Calvino, Wilfrid Laurier University Press (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), 1990.

Painting with Words, Writing with Pictures: Word and Image Relations in the Work of Italo Calvino, University of Toronto Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2001.

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