Vincenzo De Santis

Vincenzo De Santis is an associate professor in French literature at Salerno’s University. He obtained his PhD in French literature from the University of Milan and Paris-Sorbonne University, where he carried out postdoctoral studies.
He was a research fellow at the University of Warwick and at the University of Milan.
His dissertation on Lemercier’s drama was published in 2015 by Classiques Garnier.
His research focuses 17th and 18th-century French drama and literature, on the relationship between theatre and politics during the French Revolution and the First Empire.
He published with Mara Fazio a critical edition of Zaïre by Voltaire (ETS, Pise).
He is part of the research team editing Voltaire’s theatrical works and Bernardin de Saint-Pierre’s complete works (Classiques Garnier).