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Professor John Woodhouse FBA

About this Fellow

Italian Language and Literature



Current post

  • Fiat-Serena Professor of Italian Studies Emeritus, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer in Italian, University of Hull, 1966 - 1973
  • Fellow, St Cross College University of Oxford, 1973 - 1984
  • University Lecturer in Italian, University of Oxford, 1973 - 1984
  • Fellow, Brasenose College University of Oxford, 1984 - 1989
  • Fiat Serena Professor of Italian Studies, University of Oxford, 1990 - 2001


Vincenzio Borghini, Scritti inediti o rari sulla lingua 1971

Baldesar Castiglione: a reassessment of 'The courtier' 1978

Gabriele D'Annunzio: Defiant archangel 1998

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor James Hankins

Intellectual history of the Italian Renaissance, specialising in political thought and the reception of ancient philosophy; history of humanism and the Latin literature of the Renaissance

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