Dr Rosa Mucignat
Senior Lecturer in Comparative Literature
Tel +44 (0)20 7848 2141
Address Department of Comparative Literature
King's College London
Room 6.05 Virginia Woolf Building
London WC2B 6LE
Research interests and PhD supervision
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.
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.
- Realism and Space in the Novel, 1795–1869, London: Ashgate, 2013
For a complete list of publications, please see Rosa's full research profile.
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