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  Research Interests:

Renaissance theater, epic, romance, and treatise; women writers, medical and literary understandings of the body, Venetian culture, Renaissance fashion, medicine in early modern Italy, New World's pharmacy, and psychoanalysis.

Recent Papers, Books and Preprints
  1. Finucci, V, The Prince’s Body: Vincenzo Gonzaga and Renaissance Medicine (2012), Harvard University Press, ca. 300pp..
  2. Finucci, V, Thinking through death: The politics of the corpse, edited by Valeria Finucci, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 45 no. 1 (January, 2015), pp. 1-6, Duke University Press [doi].
  3. Finucci, V, Celinda, A Tragedy by Valeria Miani (2010), pp. 415pp-415pp, Toronto: Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies (Bilingual edition.).
  4. Finucci, V; Bonati, MR, Mores Italiae: Costume and Life in the Renaissance // Costumi e scene di vita del Rinascimento (Yale University, Beinecke Library, MS 457) (2007), Bilingual Edition (English/Italian). Padua: Biblos: 232pp.
  5. Finucci, V; ed,, Mapping the Mediterranean, A Special Issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 37 no. 1 (2007).
  6. Finucci, V; ed,, Floridoro, a Chivalric Romance by Moderata Fonte (2006), University of Chicago Press: 493pp.
  7. Finucci, V; ed,, Petrarca, canoni, esemplarit (2006), Rome: Bulzoni Editore: 361pp.
  8. Finucci, V; ed, ; trans,, Urania by Giulia Bigolina (2005), University of Chicago Press: 192pp.
  9. Finucci, V; ed,, In the Footsteps of Petrarch: Literature, Art, Music, Culture, A Special Issue of the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 35 no. 3 (2005).
  10. Finucci, V, The Manly Masquerade: Masculinity, Paternity, and Castration in the Italian Renaissance (2003), Duke University Press: 321pp.
  11. Finucci, V; ed,, Urania di Giulia Bigolina (ca. 1554) (2002), Rome: Bulzoni Editore: 198pp.
  12. V. Finucci and K. Brownlee, eds, Generation and Degeneration: Tropes of Reproduction in Literature and History from Antiquity to Early Modern Europe (Spring, 2001), Duke University Press: 327pp.
  13. Finucci, V; ed,, Renaissance Transactions: Ariosto and Tasso (1999), Duke University Press: 328pp.
  14. Finucci, V; ed,, Tredici canti del Floridoro di Moderata Fonte (1581) (1995), Modena: Mucchi: 232pp.
  15. Finucci, V; Schwartz, R, Desire in the Renaissance: Psychoanalysis and Literature (1994), Princeton University Press: 277pp.
  16. Finucci, V, The Lady Vanishes: Subjectivity and Representation in Castiglione and Ariosto (1992), Stanford University Press: 329pp.