English Studies in Italy

About this journal


First published in 1988, Textus is the leading journal of English Studies in Italy and the official review of the AIA – Associazione italiana di Anglistica (Italian Association of English Studies) and it is dedicated to promoting scholarly exchanges among Italian and international researchers. Each issue is jointly edited by an Italian and a foreign scholar of international standing and it addresses a topical area of language, literature and cultural studies. With its unique coverage of English studies in Italy, Textus is a forum for new critical and theoretical approaches and an invaluable resource for academic research and teaching.


Editor in Chief Carlo M. Bajetta (Università della Valle d'Aosta - Université de la Vallée d'Aoste) Editorial Board Silvia Bruti (Università di Pisa), Stefania Maria Maci (Università degli Studi di Bergamo) e Massimo Sturiale (Università degli Studi di Catania) – English Language Issue
Silvia Antosa (Università per Stranieri di Siena) e Elisabetta Marino (Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata) – English Cultural Studies Issue Carlo M. Bajetta (Università della Valle d’Aosta – Université  de la Vallée d’Aoste) e Rocco Coronato (Università degli Studi di Padova) – English Literature Issue Copy Editor Magda Elizabeth Altman (The Basque Center on Cognition, Brain and Language, San Sebastian, Spain) Advisory Board Bill Ashcroft (University of New South Wales, Australia) Susan Bassnett (University of Warwick, UK) Colin Burrow (All Souls College, Oxford; Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, UK) Giuseppina Cortese (Emerita, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy) Robert DeMaria, Jr. (Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, USA) Richard Dyer (King’s College, London, UK) Monica Fludernik (Universität Freiburg, Germany) Shelley Hornstein (York University, Toronto, Canada) Johan Jacobs (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) Andreas H. Jucker (Universität Zürich, Switzerland) Coppélia Kahn (Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA) Franco Marenco (Professor Emeritus, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy) Angela McRobbie (Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK) Eric Rabkin (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA) Dominic Rainsford (Aarhus Universitet, Denmark) Philip Riley (Professor Emeritus, Université de Nancy II, France) Barbara Seidlhofer (Universität Wien, Austria) Mick Short (University of Lancaster, UK) Irma Taavitsainen (Helsingin Yliopisto, Helsinki, Finland) Michael Toolan (University of Birmingham, UK) Harish Trivedi (Professor Emeritus, University of Delhi, India) Timothy Webb (Professor Emeritus, University of Bristol, UK) Heather Wolfe (Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC, USA) Henry Woudhuysen (Lincoln College, Oxford) Editorial Office Isobel Butters Caleffi