Alice Carletto is a PhD candidate in Modern Literatures and Cultures at NOVA University of Lisbon. She holds a BA degree in Modern Languages and Literatures (English and Portuguese) at Università degli Studi di Torino (Italy), with a dissertation on Fernando Pessoa’s heteronyms (“Ricercando Pessoa: Il Progetto Eteronimico”). She also holds a MA degree in English and North-American Studies at NOVA University of Lisbon. She concluded her MA studies in December 2018 with a dissertation on the topic of American pastoralism (“Perspectives on Contemporary American Pastoralism: Philip Roth, Leslie Marmon Silko and Annie Proulx”).
Alice Carletto has a strong interest in foreign languages and cultures: she is Italian and Spanish native speaker, and she has good knowledge of English, Portuguese, and French. She is passionate about literature, in particular about North-American literature. In addition, she is also very interested in American history and mythologies. Thus, her main field of research is American Studies, but she is also very open to explore other areas of study.