Martina Mattei

Martina Mattei is a third year Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature at UC Santa Barbara. She completed her MA degree in literature at the University of Cagliari, Italy, with a specialization in modern European literature and philology. Her research interests include children’s literature, film and media studies, and adaptation studies. Martina is particularly interested in exploring intertextuality across media in contemporary Italian literature for children, especially adaptation of canonic Western literature for didactic purposes. Her languages are Italian, French, Spanish, and Sardo, the language spoken in Sardinia, her native Island.

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