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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

 

Helena Phillips-Robins

Philips-Robins

Position(s): 

Research Fellow, Selwyn College

Department/Section: 

Italian

Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages and Linguistics

Contact details: 

Telephone number: 

(+44) (0)1223 335 835

Email address: 

hcp34@cam.ac.uk

College: 

Selwyn College

Location: 

Selwyn College
Grange Road
CB3 9DQ

About:

Dr Phillips-Robins (PhD Cambridge 2017) specialises in medieval Italian literature and culture with a particular interest in Dante, theology and religious practices, and visual cultures.

Research interests: 

  • Dante studies
  • Medieval theology and religious practices
  • Liturgy
  • Medieval visual cultures
  • Text-image relations
  • Early Italian lyric poetry
  • Music and Literature
  • History of emotions
  • Religion and Literature

Published works: 

‘Singing for Dante in Purgatorio 30-31’, Bibliotheca Dantesca, 1 (2018), 127-45

‘‘Cantavan tutti insieme ad una voce’: Singing and Community in the Commedia’, Italian Studies, 71 (2016), 4-20

'Liturgical Song and Practice in Dante’s Commedia' (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2021, forthcoming).