is Ph.D. in Comparative Cultures and Literatures at the University Roma Tre. He studied and researched in Germany, in Berlin and Weimar. His research topics concern the literary dynamics of the German eighteenth and twenty first centuries, the science of culture and media theories and practices. He published essays on the Mitteleuropean literature, on Goethe, Lessing, Nicolai, Kleist, Kafka, on the masonic background of the European Enlightenment, on the German expressionist cinema. He is in the editorial staff of the literary magazine “Cultura Tedesca”.