“A Belated Handyman Philologist”: Sante Graciotti and “Ricerche slavistiche”
Keywords:Sante Graciotti, Ricerche slavistiche, Slavic Studies, Slavic philology, history of Italian Slavic Studies
AbstractThe essay presents the biographical and scientific profile of Sante Graciotti, one of the greatest Slavists of the last seventy years and for many years editor in chief of “Ricerche slavistiche”. The author retraces the development of Graciotti’s university career and outlines the main themes that interested the scholar, stressing his incessant effort towards the recovery of the idea of a Slavia equally receptive to the treasures of the East and West of Europe. The essay is accompanied by a complete bibliography of Sante Graciotti’s publications in “Ricerche slavistiche” and a survey of particularly memorable and inspirational quotations taken from his essays.
Seventy Years of History of "Ricerche slavistiche"