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Marco Petrelli

Adjunct professor

Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Short Bio

Marco Petrelli holds a Ph.D. in English-language Literatures from "Sapienza", University of Rome. His research interests include the literatures and cultures of the U.S. South, the American Gothic, Postmodernism, Geocriticism, Graphic Narratives and African-American Literature. He taught Anglo-American literatures at the University of Catania, the University of Parma, and the University of Turin. He published a number of essays (on authors such as Cormac McCarthy, William Faulkner, Stephen King, Sara Taylor and Jesmyn Ward) in Italian and international journals. He is the author of Paradiso in nero: spazio e mito nella narrativa di Cormac McCarthy (2020) and Nick Cave: preghiere di fuoco e ballate assassine (2021); and co-author of Cormac McCarthy: saggi a margine del canone (2020).He is a literary critic for the newspaper il manifesto. Go to the Curriculum vitae



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