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Rosa Mucignat

Dr Rosa Mucignat

Rosa MucignatSenior Lecturer in Comparative Literature

Tel +44 (0)20 7848 2141

Email rosa.mucignat@kcl.ac.uk

Address Department of Comparative Literature
King's College London
Room 6.05 Virginia Woolf Building
22 Kingsway
London WC2B 6LE

 

Biography

Dr Mucignat was awarded a PhD in Comparative Literature by King’s College London in 2009.  She holds a BA and MA in Italian and Comparative Literature from the University of Bologna, where she was a member of the Collegio Superiore.

Research interests and PhD supervision

Dr Mucignat's research interests include:

  • the novel in 19th century Europe
  • literary geography; the idea of space in narrative
  • the Romantic myth of Italy
  • modern Italian literature

Dr Mucignat wrote her doctoral thesis on spatiality in a group of European novels of the 19th century, including Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, Stendhal’s The Red and the Black, and Alessandro Manzoni’s I Promessi sposi. She would be interested in supervising students in any of the above or related areas.

For more details, please see her full research profile.

Selected publications
  • Realism and Space in the Novel, 1795–1869, London: Ashgate, 2013

For a complete list of publications, please see Rosa's full research profile.

Teaching

Dr Mucignat teaches or contributes to the following post-graduate courses:

  • Forms of Shorter Narrative
  • The Novel in 18th century Europe
  • Literature of Empire
  • Travel Writing
  • Romantic Britain and Italy
  • Comparative Readings
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