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Francesco Giusti

PhD in Comparative Literature
Sapienza University of Rome and the Italian Institute of Human Sciences

Francesco Giusti is currently affiliated with the ICI Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry, where he was a 2016-2018 Fellow within the frame of the Core Project ERRANS, in Time. After completing his PhD in Comparative Literature at Sapienza University of Rome and the Italian Institute of Human Sciences, he pursued his research on the history and theory of the lyric at the University of York and the Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. He is a member of the Centre for Research in Philosophy and Psychoanalysis Après-coup at the University of L’Aquila.

He has published two books devoted respectively to the ethics of mourning and to creative desire in lyric poetry, Canzonieri in morte: Per un’etica poetica del lutto (2015) and Il desiderio della lirica: Poesia, creazione, conoscenza (2016), and co-edited, with Christine Ott and Damiano Frasca, the volume Poesia e nuovi media (2018). His work has appeared in Modern Language Notes, The Italianist, Italian Studies, Intersezioni, Strumenti criticiBetween, Critica letteraria, California Italian Studies, and in many other Italian and international journals.

Dr. Francesco Giusti
Comparative Literature