Anders Toftgaard & ph.d.


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Anders Toftgaard is a senior researcher at the Royal Danish Library, Copenhagen. MA in comparative literature, he received his Ph.D.-degree in Italian from the University of Copenhagen in 2006 and is specialized in Renaissance French and Italian literature - and in book history. His most recent publications are articles on Montaigne, Giacomo Castelvetro, book history in Denmark and Mazarinades. He has published a book in Danish on the birth of the novella genre in 14th c. Italy and has edited (with Michael Høxbro Andersen) the anthology Dialogo e conversazione (Olschki, 2012).


  • Boghistorie 00.09
  • Book history
  • Renæssancen 91.7
  • Renaissance
  • Bibliotekshistorie 02.2
  • Library history
  • Europas litteraturhistorie 81
  • European literary history
  • Håndskriftsamlinger 02.19
  • Manuscript collections
  • Romansk filologi 89.2
  • Romance philology
  • Italiensk litteraturhistorie 81.26
  • Italian literary history
  • Fransk litteraturhistorie 81.2
  • French literary history


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