Member Profile

Name: Professor Luisa Villa Institution: University of Genova
Academic Status: University/college academic Main Discipline: Literary Studies
Additional Disciplines: Cultural Studies
History
Other Scholarly Societies: Kipling Society
AIA - Associazione Italiana Anglistica
Research Interests: The late-nineteenth century: aestheticism, naturalism, decadence, early modernism (Pater, Symons, Machen, James, Olive Schreiner, Gissing, Stevenson, Conrad)
The Early and Mid-Victorian Novel (George Eliot, Benjamin Disraeli)
Imperialism and its critics, colonial wars, adventure fiction, war correspondence (Charles George Gordon, Kipling, Henty, Wilfrid Blunt, G. W. Steevens)

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