Dr Rosa Mucignat
Reader in Comparative Literature
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.