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Dr Ruth Glynn

Dr Ruth Glynn

Dr Ruth Glynn
B.A.(NUI, Galway), M.A.(NUI, Dublin), Ph.D.(Birm.)

Reader in Modern Italian Culture

Office G110, 21 Woodland Rd
21 Woodland Road,
Clifton, Bristol BS8 1TE
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Research summary

My research interests lie in late twentieth-century Italian culture. Current research focuses on cultural responses to Naples and the relationship between Naples and the Italian nation. Forthcoming publications in this field include the study of cultural representations of the Allied Occupation of the city in 1943-44, paying close attention to the gendering of discourses relating to Naples and the Italian nation-state, and an article addressing critical theory engagements with Naples, from the 1920s to the present. Recent research has focused on cultural representations of Italy’s experience of political violence and terrorism in the anni di piombo, with particular reference to ...

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Ruth Glynn studied Italian and Classical Civilization at the National University of Ireland, Galway, before proceeding to an MA in Italian Studies at University College Dublin. She subsequently completed her PhD at the University of Birmingham and lectured at the University of Leeds (1999-2000) before being appointed to the Italian Department in Bristol in 2000.

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