A research area within the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

Italy research group

Italian research

Our research

Research in Italian studies at Leeds covers both literature and the arts in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and literature, society and culture of modern and contemporary times, including cinema and linguistic studies.

Areas of excellence at national and international level are in particular Dante studies, Petrarch, its reception and exegesis, art in the Renaissance, popular cinema, the novel and short story in the 19th, 20th and 21st century, and the study of regional cultures.

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Our research is often collaborative and has an international impact. Explore the outcomes of our past and present research projects associated with Theoretical Linguistics.

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