Elisabetta Abignente

First name: 
Elisabetta
Family name: 
Abignente
Country: 
Italy
Institution: 
Istituto Italiano di Studi Storici, Napoli
Title: 
Post-doc in Comparative Literature
Short description: 

2012-2014: Post-doc Researcher at Istituto Italiano di Studi Storici (IISS), Naples, Italy
2008-2012: Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the Istituto Italiano di Scienze Umane - University of Rome "Sapienza" (Dottore di Ricerca) in co-tutorship with Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense (Docteur en Littérature Comparée). Title of the thesis: "L'attesa d'amore nel romanzo del Novecento. M. Proust, A la recherche du temps perdu, T. Mann, Joseph und seine Bruder, G. Garcia Marquez, El amor en los tiempos del colera". Supervisors: Prof. Piero Boitani and Prof. Karen Haddad.
2006-2008: Master's Degree (Laurea Specialistica) in Modern Literature at the University of Naples "Federico II". Title of the thesis: "Il mito dell'Occidente nei romanzi di Andrei Makine". Supervisor: Prof. Giuseppe Merlino.

Languages: 
Italian, French, English, German
Research areas: 

Comparative Literature; Theory of Literature; Love waiting in the XXth cent. novel (Proust, T. Mann, García Márquez); XXth and XXIth century European and Southamerican novel; XXth century Italian Family Novel; Literature and Music; Art and Literature