37. Lanfranco Caretti
Ferrara 1915 – Florence 1995
A philologist and literary critic, he taught Italian literature at the Universities of Pavia and Florence, and was a member of the Accademia dei Lincei. He contributed to classical studies with enlightening critical editions of Orlando Furioso and Jerusalem Delivered, and with a Carthusian philological work on the three editions of Manzoni’s novel The Betrothed.