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

Valeria Finucci, V., and K. Brownlee. “Genealogy and Transgression.” Exemplaria, vol. 9, no. 1, 1997, pp. 1–5.

Finucci, V. The Female Masquerade: Ariosto and the Game of Desire. Edited by V. Finucci and R. Schwartz, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995, pp. 61–88.

Valeria Finucci, D. A. “La scrittura epico-cavalleresca al femminile: Moderata Fonte e Tredici canti del Floridoro.” Annali D’Italianistica, vol. 12, 1994, pp. 203–31.

Valeria Finucci, D. A. “La scrittura femminile. Considerazioni in margine alla lettura di Le stanze ritrovate.” Annali D’Italianistica, vol. 9, 1994, pp. 322–29.

Valeria Finucci, D. A. “La donna di corte: discorso istituzionale e realta' ne Il libro del cortegiano.” Annali D’Italianistica, vol. 7, 1994, pp. 88–103.

Valeria Finucci, V. “Dislocation and Dehumanization in a War Novel": Moravia's La Ciociara.” Canadian Journal of Italian Studies, vol. 10, 1994, pp. 43–58.

Valeria Finucci, V. “Alienazione individuale e linguaggio ambientale in Neera.” Misure Critiche, vol. 55–57, 1994, pp. 65–79.

Schwartz, G. Worlds Within and Without. Edited by V. Finucci and G. Schwartz, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1994, pp. 3–15.

Finucci, V. The Italian Memorialist: C. Faa’ Gonzaga. Edited by K. Wilson, University of Georgia Press, 1994, pp. 121–28.

Finucci, V. “Jokes on women: Triangular pleasures in castiglione and freud.” Exemplaria, vol. 4, no. 1, Jan. 1992, pp. 51–77. Scopus, doi:10.1179/exm.1992.4.1.51. Full Text

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