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Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (24/11/2012 02.25)

The Casanova’s epistolography: models, functions and patterns of the epistolary form in Giacomo Casanova’s works

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The present project proposal aims at investigating a topic that so far has never been studied by historiographical literature by employing a systematic approach: the relationship between Giacomo Casanova's literary works and epistolography. The research project is composed of three sections: 1. scholarly (cataloguing and chronological ordering of Casanova's epistolary corpus) 2. theoretical (analysis of the function of epistolary form in Casanova's literary modus operandi ) 3. cultural-historical (contextualization within the epistolary tradition of the Enlightenment period). The final outcome of the research would be the submission of a new critical edition – based on innovative scientific criteria and on a comprehensive literature analysis and review – of the letters written by one of the most outstanding author of the European literature of the Eighteenth century.

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Research Fields

Literature - European literature

Eligibility criteria

Master degree in Italian Literature; PhD in Italian Literature (this is a mandatory qualification requirement in order to obtain the research grant); proven experience in the Eighteenth century's studies and publications documenting the scientific activity in this specific field of research.; good knowledge of French language.

Selection process

Comparative evalutation of scientific publications/interview


Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget23000
Frequency of callsannuale
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.unifi.it/CMpro-v-p-391.html,
Fellowship's Details
Career StageMore Experienced researcher or >10 yrs (Senior)
Research ProfileNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year23000
Currencyeuro
Covers salaryyes
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship12
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Application deadline

14/12/2012

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

43019

Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli Studi di Firenze - Centro Studi Aldo Palazzeschi

Public research
Firenze - Italy
www.unifi.it
E-mails
cbaldi@unifi.itPhones
055/2756977

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