Apollonia Striano, PHD in Italian Studies and PHD in Romance Literature. She has achieved the National Scientific Accreditation (II level) in Contemporary Italian Literature. She has specialized in the 20th century, especially, but not exclusively, the role of literary journals and the avant-garde. She has also contributed to several volumes on Francesco De Sanctis. Her latest research has been undertaken for the Istituto Italiano per gli Studi Storici, for which institute she is currently publishing an explanatory essay introducing the correspondence between.