Reader in Italian Language, Literature and Culture
History of Italian literature and culture with reference to women and gender
History of the Italian language
History of linguistic thought
Departments and Institutes
I specialize in 16th-century culture and literature with a particular interest in the 'Questione della lingua', conduct literature, and women and gender. Other research interests are: history of the Italian language; history of linguistic thought; women's history from the Middle Ages to the present; 18th- and 19th-century Italian culture and literature (in particular with reference to women and gender); translation.