Roberto E. Campo

**Research Interests: * Sixteenth-Century French Poetics and Poetry (especially the works of Pierre de Ronsard, Pontus de Tyard, and Remy Belleau) *Sixteenth-century travel literature *Early modern French "Orientalism" * Literary representations of the French identity (the "gaillard spirit") * Laughter theory (ancient through modern) * Early modern French funerary literature