Enrico Zucchi (1989) gained his PhD at the University of Padova in 2017. His research interests focus mainly on 17th- and 18th-century European theater, particularly on the political and juridical contents of the Italian tragedy, on the literary theory developed by the Accademia d’Arcadia, on the theatrical criticism and literary historiography of the 18th century. Recently he published the editions of Giovan Mario Crescimbeni’s La bellezza della volgar poesia (2018), and Pietro Calepio’s Paragone della poesia tragica d’Italia con quella di Francia (2017). He also contributes to the international research project Historiographie théâtrale comparée à l’époque moderne, directed by the Université Sorbonne – Paris IV, where he was Visiting Junior Scholar in 2016.
“Contesting the Spanish Myth: Republican Shaping of Ambrogio Spinola’s Image in Genoese Literature (1608–52)”, in Bernardo J. Garcia Garcia, Luca Lo Basso, Silvia Mostaccio (eds.), Ambrogio Spinola between Genoa, Flanders, and Spain, Leuven, Leuven University Press, pp. 251-70
“A Fickle Seductress and a Power-Crazed Woman. Misogyny and Republicanism in the Representation of Sophonisba in the Late Seventeenth-Century Venice”, Nordic Journal of Renaissance Studies
“Una galleria di sudditi fedeli e cittadini di repubblica regali. Sulla Scena d’uomini illustri di Gualdo Priorato”, in Enrico Zucchi, Alessandro Metlica (eds.), La Res publica di Galeazzo Gualdo Priorato. Storiografia, notizie, letteratura, “Quaderni veneti”, Edizioni Ca' Foscari