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Bruna Conconi

Full Professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/03 French Literature

Coordinator of PhD Programme in DESE — European Literatures


Keywords: Early Modern French Literature Reception of Italian Literature in France Italian Literature translations in Renaissance France Theology and Literature History and Literature Travel Literature History of Books Bibliography

Research Areas:

Reception of Italian Literature in France:

Translations and circulation of books

The reception and the myth of Pietro Aretino in France: times, places and protagonists; Aretino’s books in French libraries

Theology and Literature:

Jean Calvin and Philippe Duplessis Mornay in Italy: translations, editions, books in Italian libraries

The Italian contribution to the Reformation Myth

History and Literature

L’Histoire memorable de la ville de Sancerre et its European translations

The recovery of Ancient Historiography by Early Modern French Protestant Historians

Wars of Religion in France: Agrippa d’Aubigné and Dante

Travel Literature

Maximilien Misson's Nouveau Voyage d'Italie

England as seen by French Huguenot Refugees in the late seventeenth century and in the first decades of the eighteenth century

Galleys and deportation to overseas territories: testimonies on writings and books


La Croix du Maine and Du Verdier: Les Bibliotheques françoises