Lucia Boldrini is Professor of English and Comparative
Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Her research interests include fictional auto/biographies of historical characters, James Joyce, modernist medievalism, comparative literature, and literature of/on the Mediterranean. She is the author of Biografie fittizie e personaggi storici: (Auto)biografia, soggettività, teoria nel romanzo inglese contemporaneo (ETS 1998), Joyce, Dante and the Poetics of Literary Relations: Structure and Meaning in Finnegans Wake (CUP 2001; paperback 2009), Autobiographies of Others: Historical Subjects and Literary Fiction (Routledge, 2012), and editor of various collections of essays, including Medieval Joyce (Rodopi, 2002), Autobiografictions: Comparatist Essays (CCS 1.3, 2004, with Peter Davies), Fractured, Transformed, Travelling Narratives (CCS 10.3-electronic issue, 2013, with Carole Sweeney), and New Work in Comparative Literature in Europe (CLCWeb 15.7, 2013, with Marina Grishakova and Matthew Reynolds).
She is a member of the Executive Council of the International Comparative Literature Association and has been General Coordinator of the European Network for Comparative Literary Studies, a member of the Executive Committee of the British Comparative Literature Association and a member of the Board of Trustees of the International James Joyce Foundation.