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Serena Baiesi

Associate Professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-LIN/10 English Literature

Short Bio

Serena Baiesi is Associate Professor of English Literature at the University of Bologna where she teaches British Romanticism. Her research interests and publications are related to Romantic poetry (Letitia Elizabeth Landon and Metrical Romance. The Adventures of a of a ‘Literary Genius’, Peter Lang 2009), gothic literature, Romantic theatre and drama, Jane Austen and popular culture, slavery literature. She also published on Victorian consumer literature, and the poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. She has edited several volumes: Gothic Metamorphosis across the Centuries with M. Ascari and D. L. Palatinus (Peter Lang, 2020); Romantic Dialectics: Culture, Gender, Theatre with S. Curran (Peter Lang 2018), with C. Farese and K. Halsey a special issue of TEXTUS on “Subversive Austen: from the Critic to the Reader” (Carocci 2017); and two issues of the interdisciplinary journal La Questione Romantica on “Colonialism and Imperialism” (2008) and on “The language(s) of Romanticism” (2011). She is the general editor with L. M. Crisafulli of the Series “Romantic Studies: Theories and Practice” (Peter Lang).

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Dipartimento di Lingue, Letterature e Culture Moderne
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Office hours

Second semester 2020

On-line office hours: write me an email and we will meet on TEAMS