Paola Perazzolo is researcher in French literature at the University of Verona. She is currently on leave on a scholarship at the University of Warwick (Marie-Sklodowska Curie, Horizon 2020 program, Rev.E. Revolution and Empire project. Evolution of dramatic art and cultural policies between the end of the French Revolution and Imperial). 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).