Tiziana De Rogatis

Associate Professor, Università per Stranieri di Siena

Tiziana de Rogatis (Naples) obtained first place in the ranking for the competition of the Doctorate in Italian Studies at the University of Perugia in 1996.

Since 1996, she has been editor of the journal on Theory and Criticism of Literature «Allegory». In 1999, she discussed her doctoral thesis on Montale and received a doctorate in Italian Studies. From 1999 to 2001 she was Professor of Italian Composition at the Faculty of Communication Sciences of the University of Siena. From 2001 to 2004 she was a research fellow of Contemporary Italian Literature at the University for Foreigners of Siena.

Meanwhile, she published her doctoral research (Montale and modern classicism, Iepi, Pisa, 2002). In this book, she reconstructs the relationship between Montale an European culture from 1920-40. In 2004 she won the competition for permanent researcher in Contemporary Italian Literature, at the University for Foreigners of Siena.

In 2014 she qualified for the second university level and became associate professor. From 2011 to 2013, she published a study on temporality in Montale and Eliot (Maps of time. Eugenio Montale and T. S. Eliot, Pacini, Pisa, 2013) and a full commentary on the collection of poems Le occasioni (Mondadori, Milan, 2011).

Since 2011 she has researched,the link between literary forms, feminine identity and an area connected with the study of myth, ritual and symbolic anthropology. In this perspective she has published essays on Lady Macbeth, Kym Ragusa and Elena Ferrante,which will culminated - along with other works still in progress - in a monograph inspired by a transnational, comparative dimension.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, Università per Stranieri di Siena