Paola Perazzolo is an associate professor in French literature at the University of Verona. She recently completed at the University of Warwick the project Rev.E. Revolution and Empire. Evolution of Dramatic Art and Cultural Policies between the End of the French Revolution and the Empire (Marie-Sklodowska Curie, Horizon 2020 program). She is interested in 18th century literature in general and the Tournant des Lumières in particular, especially in relation to the interactions between history, history of ideas, politics and literature. She wrote numerous articles on the literary production of Isabelle de Charrière, on the theater of the Revolution and the Napoleonic era, edited two plays of the time (Harny de Guerville, La Liberté conquise, 1791; Gabriel-Marie Legouvé, La mort d’Abel, 1782, London, Mhra, 2016) and co-edited two thematic issues of “Studi Francesi” (2013, 2020).