Guylian Nemegeer is a postdoctoral researcher at Ghent University and the Academia Belgica. He wrote a PhD dissertation on the symbolisation of the Renaissance in Gabriele d'Annunzio's cultural nationalism. He previously studied French and Italian Linguistics and Literature and graduated with a BA dissertation on Gabriele d’Annunzio’s war rhetoric. He received his Masters in Comparative Modern Literature with a dissertation on short story collection theory. His research interests lie primarily in literary history, reception studies and intellectual history, with a particular focus on the interaction between tradition and modernity. His articles have appeared in Forum Italicum, Romance Quarterly, The Italianist, Quaderni d’Italianistica, Aevum and Language and Literature.