Guylian Nemegeer is a PhD candidate in Literary Studies at Ghent University. He studied French and Italian Linguistics and Literature and graduated (with a BA) with a dissertation on Gabriele d’Annunzio’s war rhetoric. Then, he went on to achieve his Masters in Comparative Modern Literature writing a dissertation on short story collection theory.
He is interested in literary history, literary theory, reception studies, European studies and intellectual history. His current project focuses on the relation between the Renaissance and Italian modernity in Gabriele d'Annunzio's cultural nationalism.