Valeria Finucci

Valeria Finucci

Professor Emerita of Romance Studies

External address: 
219E Language Center, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: 
Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257
Phone: 
(919) 660-3119

Overview

Renaissance theater, epic, romance, and treatise; women writers, medical and literary understandings of the body, Venetian culture, Renaissance fashion, medicine in early modern Italy, New World's pharmacy, and psychoanalysis.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., University of Illinois -- Urbana-Champaign 1983

Grendler, Paul. “The University of Mantua: The Gonzaga & the Jesuits, 1584-1630.” Annali D’Italianistica, vol. 28, 2010, pp. 472–74.

Finucci, V. ““La Italia de los últimos años del siglo XVI en el álbum ilustrado de estudiantes extranjero”.” Cuaderno Internacional De Estudios Humanísticos Y Literatura / International Journal of Humanistic Studies and Literature, vol. Fall, 2010, pp. 11–18.

Jaffe, Irma, and Gernando Colombardo. “Zelotti’s Epic Frescoes at Cataio: the Obizzi Saga.” Annali D’Italianistica, vol. 27, 2009, pp. 457–59.

Finucci, V. “"There's the rub": Searching for sexual remedies in the New World.” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 38, no. 3, Dec. 2008, pp. 523–57. Scopus, doi:10.1215/10829636-2008-006. Full Text

Pugliese, Olga. “Castiglione’s The Book of the Courtier (Il libro del cortegiano): A Classic in the Making.” Rivista Di Studi Italiani, vol. 25, 2007, pp. 299–302.

Valeria Finucci, D. A. “Devianza sessuale e imperativi genealogici: Il caso di Margherita Gonzaga.” Acta Istriae, vol. 15, no. 2, 2007, pp. 385–98.

Finucci, Valeria. “:Cultural Non-Conformity in Early Modern Florence.” Renaissance Quarterly, vol. 58, no. 1, Mar. 2005, pp. 192–93. Manual, doi:10.1353/ren.2008.0606. Full Text

Finucci, V. “In the footsteps of Petrarch.” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 35, no. 3, Jan. 2005, pp. 457–66. Scopus, doi:10.1215/10829636-35-3-457. Full Text

Finucci, V. ’Remember Me!’ Petrarca. Edited by V. Finucci, Rome: Bulzoni, 2005.

Pages

Finucci, V., and V. ed. Floridoro, a Chivalric Romance by Moderata Fonte. University of Chicago Press: 493pp, 2006.

Finucci, V., and V. ed. Petrarca, canoni, esemplarit. Rome: Bulzoni Editore: 361pp, 2006.

Finucci, V., et al. Urania by Giulia Bigolina. University of Chicago Press: 192pp, 2005.

Finucci, V., and A. Wharton. “Open Topic.” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 36, 2005.

Finucci, V., and V. ed. “In the Footsteps of Petrarch: Literature, Art, Music, Culture.” A Special Issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 35, 2005.

Finucci, V., and A. Wharton. “Open Topic.” Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 35, 2005.

Finucci, V., and V. ed. Urania di Giulia Bigolina (ca. 1554). Rome: Bulzoni Editore: 198pp, 2002.

Finucci, V., and V. ed. Renaissance Transactions: Ariosto and Tasso. Duke University Press: 328pp, 1999.

Finucci, V., et al. “Transgressive Genealogies.” A Special Cluster of Exemplaria, vol. 9, 1997.

Finucci, V., and V. ed. Tredici canti del Floridoro di Moderata Fonte (1581). Modena: Mucchi: 232pp, 1995.

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