Books in Progress

  • Homo Legens: Modes and Moods of Reading. 

Edited Volumes

  • Rivers of the Americas. Co-edited with Uwe Lübken. Special issue of Review of International American Studies (RIAS), vol. 14, no. 1, 2021. Read the full issue.

Journal Articles, Essays, and Book Chapters

  • “Pound e/o McLuhan: ideogrammi e mosaici per l’età elettrica” ["Pound and/or McLuhan: Ideograms and Mosaics for the Electric Age"]. Ezra Pound. Ein Intellektueller unter Intellektuellen/Un intellettuale tra intellettuali. Eds. Roberta Capelli and Ralf Lüfter. Milan: Ares, 2022 (forthcoming).
  • "Tre lettori di Pound nell'Italia di oggi: Agamben, Montesano, Magris" ["Three  Readers of Pound in Contemporary Italy: Agamben, Montesano, Magris"]. Annali  di Ca'  Foscari. Serie occidentale, vol. 56, 2022. 159-176. Read the article.
  • "Crisi Americane: Paine, Hawthorne, Thoreau" ["American Crises: Paine, Hawthorne, Thoreau"]. Lingue, Culture, Mediazioni, vol. 9, no. 1, 2022 (forthcoming).

  • “Gli zoomanti: insegnare la letteratura americana ai tempi del Covid-19” [“Zoomers: Teaching American Literature in the Time of Covid-19”]. Altre Modernità, vol. 27, 2022. 213-224. Read the article.
  • “‘Down beside Where the Waters Flow’: Reclaiming Rivers for American Studies.” Co-authored with Uwe Lübken. Rivers of the Americas, special issue of Review of International American Studies (RIAS), vol. 14, no. 1, 2021.  13-24. Read the article.
  • “Philip K. Dick e l’alba delle macchine antropomimetiche: penso, dunque sono… ma che cosa?" [“Philip K. Dick and the Dawn of the Anthropomimetic Machines: I Think, Therefore I Am... What?"]. Umanesimo e rivolta in Blade Runner. Ridley Scott vs Philip K. Dick. Eds. Alessandro Clericuzio, Giorgio Pangaro, and Luigi Cimmino. Bari: Rubbettino, 2015. 33-45.  Read an excerpt.
  • “Toward an American Hauntology: Intermedial Ghosts in Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior and Louise Erdrich’s Tracks.” Europe Facing Inter-Asian Cultural, Literary, Historical and Political Situations. Eds.  Elisabetta Marino and Lina Unali. Rome: UniversItalia, 2014. 197-209. Read an excerpt. 
  • "Native American Responses to America: William Apess and Leslie Marmon Silko.” Narrating American Gender and Ethnic Identities. Eds. Aleksandra Rozalska and Grazyna Zygadlo. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2013. 209-16. Read an excerpt. 
  • “Spectral Traces: Writing, Gender and Memory in Edith Wharton’s Ghost Stories.” Ácoma: International Journal of North-American Studies ns 1 (2011): 125-33. Read the abstract.
  • “Fluid Destiny: Memory and Signs in Thomas Pynchon’s The Crying of Lot 49." Against the Grain: Reading Pynchon's Counternarratives. Ed. Sascha Pöhlmann. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2010. 251-62. Read an excerpt.