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

Bolzoni, Lina. “La stanza della memoria. Modelli letterari e iconografici nell’et della stampa.” Mln, vol. 112, 2001, pp. 117–19.

Finucci, V. Maternal Imagination and the Monstrous Child in Tasso’s Gerusalemme Liberata. Edited by V. Finucci and K. Brownlee, Duke University Press, 2001, pp. 41–77.

Finucci, V. Genealogical Pleasures, Genealogical Disruptions. Edited by V. Finucci and K. Brownlee, 2001, pp. 1–14.

Finucci, V. The Masquerade of Masculinity: Astolfo and Jocondo in Orlando Furioso, 28. Edited by V. Finucci, Duke University Press, 1999, pp. 215–45.

Finucci, V. Ariosto, Tasso, and Storytelling. Edited by V. Finucci, Duke University Press, 1999, pp. 1–13.

Finucci, Valeria. “Book Review: Gendered Contexts: New Perspectives in Italian Cultural Studies.” Mln, vol. 113, no. 1, Jan. 1998, pp. 250–52. Manual, doi:10.1353/mln.1998.0002. Full Text

Finucci, V. L’educazione dei fratelli: legge del padre e sua riscrittura nel Libro del cortegiano. Edited by G. Patrizi and A. Quondam, Rome: Bulzoni, 1998, pp. 367–91.

Finucci, V., and K. Brownlee. “Genealogy and transgression: An introduction.” International Journal of Phytoremediation, vol. 21, no. 1, Jan. 1997, pp. 1–5. Scopus, doi:10.1179/exm.1997.9.1.1. Full Text

Valeria Finucci, A. T. “In the Name of the Brother: Male Rivalry and Social Order in B. Castiglione's Il libro del cortegiano.” Exemplaria, vol. 9, no. 1, 1997, pp. 91–116.

Finucci, V. “In the name of the brother: Male rivalry and social order in baldassarre castiglione's il libro del cortegiano.” International Journal of Phytoremediation, vol. 21, no. 1, Jan. 1997, pp. 91–116. Scopus, doi:10.1179/exm.1997.9.1.91. Full Text

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