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John Scott

Emeritus Professor, MA Oxf., FAHA, Commendatore dell'Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 2.37, Arts Building, Perth campus

    6009 Perth


  • 223 Citations
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After studying at Oxford University (First Class Honours in Italian and French, 1950; MA, 1957), taught Italian studies (literature and language) at the University of California at Berkeley (1957-1961), University of Reading (1961-1977), The University of Western Australia (1978-1997). Emeritus Professor and Honorary Senior Research Fellow, The University of Western Australia, 1998 to the present.


  • Dante
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Italian History
  • Medieval History
  • European Poetry
  • Dante, Petrarch/Petrarchism and the Renaissance

Research Output 1994 2015

Avarice in Dante and his age

Scott, J., 2014, In : Dante Studies: with the Annual Report of the Dante Society. CXXXII, p. 1-33

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Il Ritorno del Dispatriato

Scott, J., 2013, Tra Le Parole Della "Virtù Senza Nome": La Ricerca di Luigi Meneghello. Caputo, F. (ed.). Italy: Interlinea, p. 39-46

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperOther chapter contribution

Un Italiano trilingue: Luigi Meneghello (1922-2007)

Scott, J., 2013, In : La Parola del Testo. XIV, 1/2, p. 231-238

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Projects 2000 2009

Network for Early European Research

Scott, A., Sharpe, P., Broomhall, S., Burrows, T., Crawford, P., Haskell, Y., Lynch, A., Maddern, P., Tunley, D., White, R., Wortham, C., Scott, J., Barnes, G., Broad, J., Davis, L., Eckstein, N., Ferber, D., Fitzmaurice, A., Freeman, E., Fulton, H., Gaukroger, S., Gillett, A., Kent, F., Kolsky, S., Lemmings, D., Manion, M., Mews, C., Newbigin, N., Ruys, J., Sankey, M., Sherlock, P., Trigg, S., Ward, J., Warner, L., Zika, C., Griffiths, J., Prest, W., Clunies Ross, M., Curry, R., Condren, C., Holbrook, P., Muir, B., Cassidy Welch, M., Green, K., D'Arcens, L., Stockigt, J., Walker, C., Yeo, R., Hall, D. & Bennett, M.

ARC Research Networks Program


Project: Research