Luca Fiorentini

luca.fiorentini@utoronto.ca

Luca Fiorentini is Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Department of Italian Studies.

He obtained his Bachelor (2006) and Master (2008) Degrees in Modern Philology at the University of Pavia, his PhD (2012) in Philology, Linguistic and Literature at the ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome. As Post-doctoral Fellow he was enrolled at the Istituto italiano per gli studi storici in Naples (2011-13) and at the Université de Paris-IV Sorbonne (2013-14), and then, as researcher, at the Collège de France, Chaire de Littératures modernes de l’Europe néolatine (2014-17).

His scientific interests are mostly focused on the first critical reception of Dante Alighieri’s Comedy. In 2016, he published his monograph on Benvenuto da Imola’s commentary on Dante’s Comedy (Per Benvenuto da Imola. Le linee ideologiche del commento dantesco, il Mulino, Bologna 2016).