Honorary Research Fellow in Italian Studies, Royal Holloway University of London
Dr Stefano Jossa is Honorary Research Fellow at Royal Holloway University of London and teaches Italian Literature at the Universita` degli Studi di Palermo.
He is the recipient of the BA/Leverhulme SRG for research on the Ridolfi collection at the Archives of Royal Holloway (2019-2021).
His research specialises in the Italian Renaissance and the Italian national identity expressed through literature. He held Visiting Professorships at the Polytechnic (ETH) of Zurich (Switzerland - De Sanctis Chair, 2017), the University of Parma (Italy, 2017) and the University of Roma Tre (Italy, 2018).
Among his main publications: (with L. Curreri), In balia di Dante e Pinocchio: Per una critica della cultura italiana (Rome: Mauvais Livres, 2022); (with J. E. Everson and A. Hiscock), Ariosto, the Orlando Furioso and English Culture (Oxford: OUP, 2019); La più bella del mondo: Perché amare la lingua italiana (Turin: Einaudi, 2018); (with G. Pieri), Chivalry, Academy and Cultural Dialogues: The Italian Contribution to European Modernity (Cambridge: Legenda, 2016); Un paese senza eroi: L’Italia da Jacopo Ortis a Montalbano (Rome: Laterza, 2013); (with Y. Plumley and G. Di Bacco), Intertextuality, Memory and Citation between Middle Ages and Renaissance (Exeter: Exeter University Press, 2011).
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