Affiliation:adjunct professor, University of Bologna and University of Turin.
Marco Petrelli is adjunct professor of Anglo-American Literature at the University of Bologna and the University of Turin. He received his PhD from the University of Rome “Sapienza” with a dissertation titled A Southern Mode of the Imagination: Space and Myth in Cormac McCarthy’s Novels. He published a number of essays in Italian and international journals on authors such as Cormac McCarthy, William Faulkner, and Stephen King. His current research is situated at the intersection of contemporary US South’s women’s writing, Gothic Studies, and Hauntology. He collaborates with the newspaper Il manifesto as a literary critic.
Areas of interest
US Literature; US South; American Gothic; Postmodernism; Geocriticism; Graphic Narratives