Alice Balestrino

Email:

alice.balestrino@hotmail.it

Institutional Affiliations:

Sapienza – Università di Roma, Ph.D. Student

I’m a PhD candidate in American literature at “Sapienza” University of Rome. I got a BA and an MA in Modern European and American Literatures from the University of Turin and I’m currently writing my dissertation on Holocaust fiction published in the aftermath of 9/11. I have published on Jewish-American Holocaust literature and postmemory: “Living in the Presence of an Absence. The Puzzling Holocaust Legacy of the American Post- Holocaust Generation” in Ricognizioni. Rivista di Lingue e Letterature Straniere e Culture Moderne; and “‘Radiant Darkness Leaked out Through Her Crack:’ Cracked Families and Leaking Trauma in Michael Chabon’s Moonglow” in CoSMo – Comparative Studies in Modernism. Upcoming for RIAS – Review of International American Studies: “Placing Time, Timing Space. Memory as Border and Line of (Hi)Stories in Richard McGuire’s Graphic Narrative Here.”

 

Areas of interest
American Studies, 21st Century Literature, Post-postmodernism, Memory Studies, Trauma Studies, Comics Studies, Holocaust literature, 9/11

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