PhD, Italian, Brown University, 1989
17th, 18th, and early 19th-century Italian literature and culture; Baroque novel and poetry; Counter-reform sacred oratory; libertine fiction and ideology; antique printed editions and early modern manuscripts.
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Teaching and research interests: Stefania Buccini is Professor of Italian. Her areas of specialty are seventeenth-, eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Italian literature and culture.Â This includes early baroque novel and poetry, Counter-reform sacred oratory, libertine fiction and ideology, the culture of the enlightenment, antique printed editions and manuscripts, autobiography and theater. She is presently working on the motif of solitude and "otium litterarum" in eighteenth-century Italian literature.