Giovanni Salvagnini Zanazzo studies Modern Philology. Italian and French Studies in the binational course at the Università degli Studi di Padova and the Université Grenoble Alpes. In 2022 he defended a thesis in Literary Theory about The Invention of Japan. Paths of Cultural Reception in Twentieth-Century French Literature. He has published articles in academic reviews on japonisme, Italian writers (Landolfi, Manganelli) and contemporary literary theory questions. His research areas involve the problem of the individual identity and of his redefinition in contact with the Other.