Dr Enza De Francisci
Postgraduate Teaching Assistant.
Office hours: Thursday 14:00-15:00, or by appointment.
Teaching: Italian Language; assisted in BA: Italian Literature 1830-1945; BA: Realism and Neo-Realism; BA: The Plays of Pirandello; Convenor of Seminar Series 'Centre Stage'.
Research Interests: nineteenth-century and twentieth-century narrative and theatre in Italy, performance history including history of actors and audience / spectatorship, theatre as translation, representations of women, Shakespeare
- ‘Verga and Duse: Transposing Silence in Il canarino del n. 15 and In portineria’, in The Italianist (in the press)
- The Female Voice: From Quando si è capito il giuoco to Il giuoco delle parti’, in Pirandello Studies (in the press)
- A ‘Different’ Leone in Il giuoco delle parti (in the press)
- ‘Pirandello’s Actress: From Page to Meta-Theatrical Stage: “Leonora, addio!” to Questa sera si recita a soggetto’, in L’anello che non tiene: Journal of Modern Italian Literature (in the press)
- ‘The Lionesses in Liolà’, in the Theatre Programme of Liolà for the National Theatre, 2013
- ‘Mariangela in Verga’s La caccia al lupo: From Page to Stage’, in Between. Rivista dell’Associazione del Teoria e Storia Comparata della Letteratura, vol. 2, no. 4 (2012): www.Between-journal.it
- ‘Generations (Duse-Abba), Gender (The Performing Female Artist), and Genre (from Leonora, addio! to Questa sera si recita a soggetto)’, in Pirandello Studies, 32, 2012, 58-70
- ‘Reshaping Verga’s Women in Cavalleria rusticana and La Lupa’, in Shaping an Identity. Adapting, Rewriting and Remaking Italian Literature. Proceedings: GSAIS Conference, 6-7 May 2011, University of Toronto, ed. by Pamela Arancibia et al. (Ottawa, Legas, 2012), pp. 141-156
- ‘Pirandello’s Women: From Page to Stage’, in Pirandello Studies, 28, 2008, 89-99