Università G. d’Annunzio di Chieti-Pescara, Phd student
Lorenza Mammarella is a third year PhD student in Anglo-American literature at the University of Chieti-Pescara. She holds a Master’s Degree in Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures and a Bachelor’s in Foreign Languages and Literatures. She is also a member of the Italian Association for North American Studies (AISNA). Her research focuses primarily on Orientalism in 19th century American Literature. She is currently working on his PhD dissertation that is aimed to investigate two cases from Antebellum America: R. W. Emerson and H. Melville, exploring how these writers’ Easting played an active role in the shaping of a more nuanced American literary identity during the antebellum period. During her doctoral studies, she has been a visiting scholar at the City College of New York (CUNY).
Areas of interest
American Literature, 19th Century Literature, Orientalism