She studied English and German and graduated in Modern Foreign Languages at the University of Naples “Federico II” in 2017 with a Bachelor’s thesis in English Literature that focused on the adaptive and intertextual relationships between the 19th century English Literature and the TV series Hannibal and Penny Dreadful. She then took part in a Summer School in the field of Translation Studies at the University of Trento and graduated in Comparative Languages and Literatures at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” in 2020 with a Master’s thesis in Historical Linguistics on the linguistic relationships between the Germanic Languages and Old Armenian. In the first months of 2021 she taught English as a Foreign Language in a lower secondary school in Naples.
She has authored the synopsis of the TV series Downton Abbey for the publication Downton Abbey: il fascino sfacciato dell’aristocrazia, eds. L. Esposito and A. Ruggiero, Milano, Mimesis, 2021.
She is currently PhD Candidate at the University of Salerno in her first year of studies to obtain a PhD in Literary, Linguistic and Historical Studies (37th Cycle) and her research project falls under the literary profile; she also holds the position of Italian language assistant abroad in Freiburg i.Br., Germany.
Flora De Giovanni
Alessandra Ruggiero – Università di Teramo