Prof. Gloria Lauri Lucente

Prof. Gloria Lauri Lucente

Prof. Gloria Lauri Lucente



Room 316
Old Humanities Building (OH)
University of Malta
  +356 2340 2955
I obtained a Laurea in ˜Lettere Moderne' at the University of Siena and a PhD in ˜Comparative Literature' at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
My main areas of research are Film Studies, Italian Literature, and Comparative Literature with a focus on Anglo-Italian Studies.
My most recent publications include E.M. Forster Revisited (Solfanelli, 2015), co-edited with Francesco Marroni and Tania Zulli, Style in Theory. Between Philosophy and Literature (London, Bloomsbury, 2013), co-edited with Ivan Callus and James Corby, and Jane Austen's Emma: Revisitations and Critical Contexts (Rome, Aracne, 2011), co-edited with Francesco Marroni. I am the volume editor of Vol. 12 (2013) and Vols.13 & 14 (2014) of the Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies (General Editor, Peter Vassallo, Malta University Publishing). I have published various articles and book chapters, ranging from Ovid and Petrarch to Italian Cinema and film adaptations of literary texts. I am currently completing a monograph on filmic adaptations of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Literature. Other research interests include theory of literature, posthumanism, and literary and cinematic representations of organized crime in Italy and the United States.
I developed the first Interdepartmental Taught Master's in the Faculty of Arts dedicated to ˜Literary Tradition and Popular Culture' which was launched in 2012. I also devised the MA in Film Studies' offered through the Faculty of Arts with the support of the Ministry for Tourism and the Malta Film Commission which was inaugurated in 2015. I have been the co-ordinator of both MA programmes since their inception.
I am Head of the Department of Italian, Director of the Institute of Anglo-Italian Studies and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Arts.
I serve on a number of editorial boards, among which the Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies (Malta University Publishing), Merope (Solfanelli), "Media/Eros. Sessualità , tecnologie, rappresentazioni" (Mimesis) and Riverrun (Aracne).
I regularly contribute to radio programmes on Film on the University of Malta's radio station, Campus FM.
I am an Honorary Member of CUSVE (Centro Universitario Studi Vittoriani e Eduardiani), Università  degli Studi Gabriele D'Annunzio, Chieti-Pescara.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2020. Far parlare i morti: La spettralità di Anime nere di Francesco Munzi
. Polifonia musicale. Le tante vie delle melodie italiane in un mondo transculturale. Firenze: Franco Cesati Editore, pp. 187-193.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2020. North and South Televised: The BBC Productions of 1975 and 2004. Metamorfosi vittoriane. Riscritture, riedizioni, traduzioni, transcodificazioni. Chieti: Solfanelli, pp. 59-81.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2020. Resurrecting the Suffragettes on Screen: Spectropoetics and Spectropolitics in Sarah Gavron's 'Suffragettes'. In: M. COSTANTINI and A.E. SOCCIO, eds, Victorian Challenges. La ricerca del nuovo nella letteratura inglese dell'Ottocento. Lanciano: Carabba, pp. 267-279.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2019. North and South in televisione: le serie BBC del 1975 e del 2004. In: F. MARRONI, ed, Elizabeth Gaskell. Saggi su una scrittrice vittoriana controcorrente. Edizioni Croce edn. pp. 161-185.

VOLUME EDITOR, G.L. and GENERAL EDITOR, P.V., eds, 2019. Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies. XVII edn. Malta: Malta University Publishing.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2018. Filming Silence and the Invisible: Jane Austen, Patricia Rozema and Mansfield Park. In: F. MARRONI and F. D'ALFONSO, eds, Jane Austen, Silenzi, lacune, allusioni. Carabba, pp. 123-133.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2018. Lest we Forget: The Illusion of the Great War on Celluloid in Britain and Italy. Merope, (67), pp. 111-128.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2018. Pursuit, Flight, and Frigidity in Ovid's Myth of Apollo and Daphne. Merope, (65), pp. 5-26.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2017-2018. Nothing is as it seems: Venice and its Spectral Other in Nicolas Roeg's 'Don't Look Now'. Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies, 16, pp. 105-115.

VOLUME EDITOR, G.L. and GENERAL EDITOR, P.V., eds, 2017-2018. Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies. XVI edn. Malta: Malta University Publishing.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2016. 'Demon Barbers', 'Scarecrows of Fidelity', and 'Dialogicl Deviances' in Neo-Vicotiran Film: The Case of the French Lieutenant's Woman. Rivista di Studi Vittoriani, XXI(41), pp. 7-32.

VOLUME EDITOR, G.L. and GENERAL EDITOR, P.V., eds, 2016. Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies. XV edn. Malta: Malta University Publishing.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2015. Fidelity to Great Expectations Deepened: Dickens, Lean, and Cuarón. In: A.C. CHRISTENSEN, F. MARRONI and D. PAROISSIEN, eds, Dialogic Dickens: Invention and Transformation. Chieti: Solfanelli, pp. 175-195.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2015. Nostalgia and Nostophobia: Filming Englishness and Italianness in A Room with a View and Where Angels Fear to Tread. Forster Revisited, Merope, Francesco Marroni, Gloria Lauri-Lucente, Tania Zulli (co-eds.), Anno XIII(60-61), pp. 35-57.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2014. History, Film, and Mafia Narratives. The Case of Francesco Rosi's Salvatore Giuliano, At the Borders of (Film) History. Temporality, Archaeology, Theories 2014, pp. 399-408.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2014. Parking Orientalism on Screen: Jane Austen, Edward Said and Patricia Rozema. Rivista di Studi Vittoriani, XVIII-XIX(36-37), pp. 45-67.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2014. Sanguineti: La vera poesia, se rinascerà, ripartirà dalla contestazione,’ Interview conducted with Gregory L. Lucente. Madrelingua, Supplemento di ‘Pagine della Dante’, Anno III(4),.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2014. Translating Dante’s Divine Comedy. An Interview with Robert Hollander. Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies, Gloria Lauri-Lucente (volume editor), Peter Vassallo (general editor), XIII-XIV, pp. 219-234.

VOLUME EDITOR, G.L. and GENERAL EDITOR, P.V., eds, 2014. Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies. XIII-XIV edn. Malta: Malta University Publishing.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2013. Petrarch and the Birth of Style. In: G. LAURI-LUCENTE, I. CALLUS and J. CORBY, eds, Style in Theory. Between Philosophy and Literature. London: Bloomsbury, pp. 31-48.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., CALLUS, I. and CORBY, J., eds, 2013. Style in Theory. Between Philosophy and Literature. London: Bloomsbury.

VOLUME EDITOR, G.L. and GENERAL EDITOR, P.V., eds, 2013. Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies. XII (double issue) edn. Malta: Malta University Publishing.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2011. The Fatal Allure of Sicily in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather Trilogy. Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies, XI, pp. 149-161.

LAURI-LUCENTE, G., 2011. Pride and Prejudice in Fidelity Criticism. The Case of Jane Austen’s Emma. In: F. MARRONI and G. LAURI-LUCENTE, eds, Jane Austen’s Emma: Revisitations and Critical Contexts. Rome: Aracne, pp. 37-64.

  • ATS5002 - Film, Technology and the Literary Canon
  • ATS5025 - Image and Sound: An Introduction to Film Analysis
  • ATS5039 - Methods of Research: Critical Approaches to Film Studies
  • ATS5102 - Film Adaptation, the Literary Tradition and the Other Arts
  • ITL1019 - Cinema italiano: dal fascismo agli anni Settanta'
  • ITL1030 - Dante: 'Inferno' e 'Purgatorio'
  • ITL2016 - Letteratura comparata anglo-italiana: Petrarca e il Petrarchismo inglese
  • ITL3027 - Cinema italiano d'autore
  • ITL3028 - Studi anglo-italiani: il Novecento
  • ITL3031 - Cinema italiano: dagli anni Ottanta ai giorni nostri
  • ITL3062 - Synoptic Study-Unit 1: Literature
  • ITL3063 - Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Linguistics and Cinema