Center For Language Education-SUSTech | Pamela Mansutti
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Pamela Mansutti

Pamela Mansutti holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and Linguistics from the University of Udine, Italy, and a Ph.D. in American Literature from the University of Waterloo, ON, Canada. Her interests lie in Postmodern Literature, Film Theory, Visual Culture, and Trauma Studies. Before joining SUSTech, she has taught Academic Writing, American Culture and Film for four years at the University of Michigan-Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute in Shanghai.



  • La parola filmica. Intertestualità e cinefilia nel romanzo postmoderno americano (tr.: The Filmic Word. Intertextuality and Cinephilia in the Postmodern American Novel). Udine: Campanotto, 2008.


  • Solicited: “‘The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost!’ Post-9/11 Revengeful Narratives in Lorrie Moore’s A Gate at the Stairs.” Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture2 (July 2011). 21 Paragraphs. Web.
  • “Attraction, Death and Digital Jouissance in Robert Coover’s A Night at the Movies.” Symplokē1 (December 2011): 247-267.
  • “Ethno-religious Identities and Cosmopolitan Echoes in John Updike’s Terroristand Joseph O’Neill’s Netherland.” Altre Modernità. (2011): 105-123.

Articles in Italian (selected)

  • “La ‘gravità’ dei Settanta: reticolarità e dissidenza in Gravity’s Rainbowdi Thomas Pynchon” (trans. “Seventies’ ‘Gravity:’ Reticularity and Dissidence in Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow”). Enthymema 7 (2012): 473-83.
  • “Using the Whole Picture: il doppio sogno cinematografico di Americana(1971) di Don DeLillo” (tr.: “Using the whole picture: the cinematographic split-dream in Americana, 1971, by Don DeLillo”). Nuova Corrente136 (2005): 233-252.
  • “From a Distance: Carlo Ginzburg e il problema dell’immagine” (tr.: “From a Distance: Carlo Ginzburg and the Problem of the Image”). Il bianco e il nero4 (2001): 297-302.