Andrea Ragusa (Turin, 1979) graduated from the University of Turin and received a PhD from the New University of Lisbon, in Portuguese Studies. He is currently a professor in the field of translation and linguistics studies at the University of Parma and a researcher at the IELT, within the scope of language and literature studies in the 19th century. He is co-director of the review Appunti leopardiani (Florianópolis) and member of the editorial board of Edizioni dell’Orso (Italy). He translated into Italian some works by Portuguese-speaking writers, including Antero de Quental, Fernando Pessoa and José de Almada Negreiros. [Scientific outputs]