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Dr Maria-Novella Mercuri-Rosta

Dr Maria-Novella Mercuri-Rosta

Lecturer (Teaching)

SELCS

Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Joined UCL
16th Mar 1998

Research summary

Research interests

* Women's Writing 
* German 19th Century History of Culture
* Shakespeare 
* Italian Renaissance Art Fiction
* Crime fiction 
* Translation English into Italian

Affiliations

* Higher Education Academy Fellow
* ALA (American Literature Association)
* BSA (British Shakespeare Association)
* Edith Wharton Society
* MLA (Modern Language Association)
* SSAWW (Society for the Study of American Women Writers)

Teaching summary

UCL Teaching

* Women's Writing: ELCS6040 ‘The Rise of the New Woman’; CMII0078 Comparative Literary Studies Core Course – seminar ‘New Woman Literature’; ISSU0074 The Birth of Feminism: UCL, Bloomsbury and Fin-de-Siècle Radicalism
* German 19th Century History of Culture: ELCS6044 ‘Representations of Adultery’
* Shakespeare: ECSL6004 Context and Comparison in Post-War Literature -  seminar ‘Hamlet’s Afterlives’; ELCS6030 ‘Hamlet’s Afterlives’; short course ‘Shakespeare from text to screen’
* Italian Renaissance Art Fiction: ECSL6004 Context and Comparison in Post-War Literature - seminar ‘Anatomies of Desire’; short course ‘Muse, Mentor, Maker: Simonetta Vespucci, Barbara of Brandenburg and Artemisia Gentileschi’; short course ‘Artemisia in fiction and fact’
* Crime fiction: (ELCS0040 Post-1945 European Literature ‘Following the detectives’)
* Italian language: Translation, oral and writing skills on first, second and final year modules

Education

Birkbeck College
Other higher degree, Master of Arts | 2016
University College London
Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education | 2006
University College London
Other higher degree, Master of Arts | 2004
University College London
Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 1997
Polytechnic of North London
Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), Postgraduate Certificate in Education | 1992
Universita degli Studi di Firenze
First Degree, Laurea | 1987
Publications