Giorgia Ghersi (University of Pisa)


Giorgia Ghersi earned her B.A. and M.A. in Modern Philology at the University of Pavia where she attended the University School for Advanced Studies IUSS. She spent research periods at the Universities of Ghent, Lausanne and Paris III. She is currently a PhD student in Italian Studies at the University of Pisa and her research project focuses on the personal essay genre in the Contemporary Italian Literature. In particular, the aim of her thesis is to analyse the relationship between essay, narrativity and author self-representation. In addition, she studies the essay-form, the construction of the author’s voice and the rhetoric phenomena in Carlo Emilio Gadda’s work

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