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Franco Moretti

The Danily C. and Laura Louise Bell Professorship in the Humanities, Emeritus
Universita' di Roma Laurea, 1972
Franco Moretti
At Stanford Since: 2000


Author of Signs Taken for Wonders (1983), The Way of the World (1987), Modern Epic (1995), Atlas of the European Novel 1800-1900 (1998), Graphs, Maps, Trees (2005), The Bourgeois (2013), and Distant Reading (2013). Chief editor of The Novel (2006). Has founded the Center for the Study of the Novel and the Literary Lab. Writes often for New Left Review, and has been translated into over twenty languages.