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PhD position in Renaissance Italian Literature, University of Oslo

Friday, April 13, 2018   (0 Comments)

A Doctoral Research Fellowship in Italian Literature is available at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages, University of Oslo. Applicants are invited to submit a project for a doctoral dissertation in the field of Renaissance Italian literature (c. 1400–1650). Priority may be given to applicants whose project connects to the research group “Textual Traditions and Communities in Early Modern Europe”. The group is committed to exploring a variety of literary genres and texts with a focus on their production, transmission and reception. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • the development of literary genres in relation to classical and vernacular antecedents
  • the commentary tradition and exegesis of texts
  • sixteenth-century literary criticism and the building of canons
  • philological practices and the circulation of texts in various environments
  • book history as well as issues of authorship and readership.

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