Dr Francesco Lucioli

Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Italian

Francesco Lucioli joined UCD in 2016. He graduated at the University of Rome Sapienza; then he won a 18-month Research Associate position at the Department of Italian at the University of Cambridge, and two prestigious research fellowhips: a one-year Jean-François Malle Fellowship at Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, in Florence, and a six-month Research Fellowship at the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Neo-Latin Studies in Innsbruck. His main areas of interest are: Early-modern Italian literature, language and culture, in both Neo-Latin and the vernacular; the relationship between literature and visual arts; the relationship between literature and religion; Renaissance and Baroque Rome; chivalric and epic poetry; women’s writing and the “querelle des femmes”; ethics and conduct literature; art of memory; history of theatre.


Publications

2021

Tramutazioni dell’Orlando furioso. Sulla ricezione del poema ariostesco

Francesco Lucioli, Tramutazioni dell’Orlando furioso. Sulla ricezione del poema ariostesco, Rome, Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2020

Click HERE to watch the book presentation.


2019

Giocare tra medioevo ed età moderna. Modelli etici ed estetici per l’Europa

Giocare tra medioevo ed età moderna. Modelli etici ed estetici per l’Europa, edited by Francesca Aceto and Francesco Lucioli, Rome, Viella-Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche, 2019


2016

Dalle Regole del Fortunio a una grammatica ‘dell’utente’, 1516-2016: grammatiche, cultura e società in Italia e in Europa

Dalle Regole del Fortunio a una grammatica ‘dell’utente’, 1516-2016: grammatiche, cultura e società in Italia e in Europa, edited by Helena Sanson and Francesco Lucioli, special issue of «The Italianist», 36, 3 (2016).


2016

Giulio Piccini (Jarro) tra Risorgimento e Grande Guerra (1849-1915)

Giulio Piccini (Jarro) tra Risorgimento e Grande Guerra (1849-1915), edited by Francesco Lucioli, Pisa, ETS, 2016


2016

Conduct Literature for and about Women in Italy, 1470-1900: Prescribing and Describing Life

Conduct Literature for and about Women in Italy, 1470-1900: Prescribing and Describing Life, edited by Helena Sanson and Francesco Lucioli, Paris, Classiques Garnier, 2016


2015

Agostino Valier

Agostino Valier, Instituzione d’ogni stato lodevole delle donne cristiane and Ricordi […] lasciati alle monache nella sua visitazione fatta l’anno del Santissimo Giubileo 1575, edited by Francesco Lucioli, Cambridge, MHRA, 2015


2015

Cum fide amicitia. Per Rosanna Alhaique Pettinelli

Cum fide amicitia. Per Rosanna Alhaique Pettinelli, edited by Stefano Benedetti, Francesco Lucioli, Pietro Petteruti Pellegrino, Roma, Bulzoni, 2015


2014

Jacopo Sadoleto umanista e poeta

Francesco Lucioli, Jacopo Sadoleto umanista e poeta, con l’edizione dei carmi tradotti da Elena Spangenberg Yanes, Rome, Roma nel Rinascimento, 2014


2013

Amore punito e disarmato. Parola e immagine da Petrarca all’Arcadia

Francesco Lucioli, Amore punito e disarmato. Parola e immagine da Petrarca all’Arcadia, Rome, Sapienza Università Editrice, 2013


2012

Giuliano Dati, Aedificatio Romae

Giuliano Dati, Aedificatio Romae, edited by Francesco Lucioli, Rome, Roma nel Rinascimento, 2012


2011

Il discorso morale nella letteratura italiana. Tipologie e funzioni

Il discorso morale nella letteratura italiana. Tipologie e funzioni, edited by Valeria Guarna, Francesco Lucioli, Pietro Giulio Riga, special issue of «Studi (e testi) italiani»,27 (2011)

For other publications see Francesco’s profile on Academia.edu:

https://ucd.academia.edu/FrancescoLucioli

Outreach

Dublin Dante Summer School

Francesco Lucioli is one of the organizers of the Dublin Dante Summer School, together with Dr Igor Candido (TCD) and Dr Renata Sperandio (Italian Institute of Culture, Dublin).

The launch of the first Irish Dante Summer School based in Dublin was meant to attract national and international attention to the Italian language, literature and culture through the study and teaching of Dante’s Divine Comedy, one of the poetic masterworks of Western culture. 

The project has received collaboration and financial support from Dublin Unesco City of Literature, the Italian Institute of Culture and the Italian Embassy in Dublin, The National University of Ireland, TCD Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, TCD School of Languages, Literatures and Cultural Studies, Trinity Centre for Literary and Cultural Translation, Trinity Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCD School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics, UCD College of Arts and Humanities, The UCD Foundation for Italian Studies.

First edition: Dante’s Inferno: The Medieval Text and Its Afterlife

Second edition: Journeying between Eternities: Dante’s Purgatorio

Recordings: https://iicdublino.esteri.it/iic_dublino/it/gli_eventi/calendario/archivio-ddss-2020-edizione-online.html


Talk: Transmutations of the Orlando Furioso: On the Reception of Ariosto’s Poem

In 2021 the 500th anniversary of the publication of the second edition of the Orlando furioso by Ludovico Ariosto was celebrated. Francesco Lucioli (UCD) talked about the fortune of Ariosto’s poem and presented his new book “Tramutazioni dell’Orlando furioso. Sulla ricezione del poema ariostesco” (Rome, Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2020) at the Italian Institute of Culture, Dublin.


Francesco’s Modules

ITAL20200: Dante, Petrarch and Boccaccio: the Three Crowns


ITAL30260 Politics and Morals in Renaissance Italy