Larissa de Assumpção
Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Fellow in Research Area 4: "Literary Currencies", October 2020 - March 2021
Larissa de Assumpção is a PhD student in Theory and Literary History at the State University of Campinas (Unicamp) with the research "The royalty reads novels: the mentions of fictional books in documents of the Brazilian Imperial Family", advised by Prof. Dr. Jefferson Cano and developed within the Research Group History of the Novel. She holds a master’s degree in Theory and Literary History (2018), a bachelor’s degree in Languages (2021) and a bachelor’s degree in Literary Studies (2016), all of them conducted at Unicamp. Between 2013 and 2018, she was a member of the international Research Group The transatlantic circulation of printed matter: the globalization of culture in the nineteenth century and in 2015 she undertook a research internship at the Faculty of Letters of Lisbon with the project "Books on the organization of libraries in the nineteenth century", under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Vanda Anastácio.
Current research includes an EXC 2020 doctoral research project "The Circulation and Critical Reception of Karl Franz van der Velde’s Historical Novels in the Nineteenth Century".