Simone Rebora

Simone Rebora (Italy, 1981) graduated in Electronic Engineering (Polytechnic University of Torino) and Modern Philology (University of Firenze), and completed a PhD in Foreign Literatures and Literary Studies (University of Verona) in 2016, with a thesis on Italian literary historiography in foreign countries. Between 2016 and 2017, he held a DAAD fellowship at the University of Göttingen. Currently, he works as a research fellow between the University of Verona and the Göttingen Centre for Digital Humanities. He is a member of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature and Media (IGEL) and of the Evolution of Reading in the Age of Digitisation (E-READ) COST Action.  His main research interests are theory and methods of literary historiography and reader response studies. In the field of digital humanities, he focused on tools and methods such as OCR, stylometry, and sentiment analysis.  His essays have appeared in books and journals such as Antologia Vieusseux, Between, and Modern Language Notes. In 2015, he published the monograph Claudio Magris.