Dr. Elena Rossi

Dr. Elena Rossi
Associate Professor Emeritus

BA, MA, PhD (Toronto)

Areas of research

  • Medieval and Renaissance Spanish Literature
  • Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature
  • Medieval Catalan Literature
  • Spanish Poet Painters (1525 to 1650) and Hispano-Italian Literary Links
  • Literature and the Arts (especially the Cinema) in Spain and Italy
  • Contemporary Fiction by/about Women in Spain and Italy
  • Mediterranean Culture

Research description:

Literature in Spain and Italy during the late Middle Ages and Renaissance periods, especially lyric poetry. Hispano-Italian literary links during the Italian Renaissance and the Spanish Golden Age. Literature and the Arts. Italian cinema. Italian women poets in the Renaissance. Contemporary Italian women writers. Florence & Tuscany in literature and culture.

Countries lived or worked in:

Italy, Spain


Italian, Spanish