Research Profile

Marco Amici

Biography

Dr Marco Amici teaches language and culture modules for the Department of Italian.
Marco graduated from the Sapienza University of Rome and was awarded a PhD in Italian Studies from University College Cork. His research interests include genre literature, dystopian narratives, posthuman theory and the representation of the future in contemporary Italian literature. He has published several articles in scholarly journals and edited volumes on Italian noir and crime fiction.

Publications

Books

 YearPublication
(2012)The Black Album. Il Noir tra cronaca e romanzo.
Marco Amici, Massimo Carlotto (2012) The Black Album. Il Noir tra cronaca e romanzo. Rome: Carocci. [Details]

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2016)'The Black Album Reloaded. Conversazione con Massimo Carlotto'
Marco Amici (2016) 'The Black Album Reloaded. Conversazione con Massimo Carlotto' In: Daniele Croci, Emanuele Monegato and Anna Pasolini (eds). Cattivi. Cattivissimi. Cattivi?. Milano: Mimesis. [Details]
(2015)'Il transmediale, la storia ‘sporca’ e la narrativa di genere'
Marco Amici (2015) 'Il transmediale, la storia ‘sporca’ e la narrativa di genere' In: Emanuela Patti and Clodagh Brook (eds). Transmedia. Storia, memoria e narrazioni italiane attraverso i media. Milano: Mimesis. [Details]
(2014)'Il noir e la narrativa a tema criminale'
Marco Amici (2014) 'Il noir e la narrativa a tema criminale' In: Claudia Boscolo and Stefano Jossa (eds). Scritture di resistenza. Sguardi politici dalla narrativa italiana contemporanea. Rome: Carocci. [Details]
(2014)'Nel genere e oltre: il noir di Massimo Carlotto'
Marco Amici (2014) 'Nel genere e oltre: il noir di Massimo Carlotto' In: Elisabetta Mondello (eds). Roma Noir 2013. Rome: Robin Edizioni. [Details]
(2011)'Il New Italian Epic e la costante tematica della morte del vecchio'
Marco Amici (2011) 'Il New Italian Epic e la costante tematica della morte del vecchio' In: Hanna Serkowska (eds). Finzione, cronaca, realtà. Massa: Transeuropa. [Details]
(2010)'Unearthing Collusions: the Socio-Political Dimension of Crime in the Conspiracy Novel'
Marco Amici, Mark Chu (2010) 'Unearthing Collusions: the Socio-Political Dimension of Crime in the Conspiracy Novel' In: Nicoletta Di Ciolla (eds). Uncertain Justice. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publisher. [Details]
(2010)'Letteratura di genere, Noir e New Italian Epic'
Marco Amici (2010) 'Letteratura di genere, Noir e New Italian Epic' In: Roma Noir 2010. Rome: Robin Edizioni. [Details]
(2010)'Dall’epopea criminale all’ambiguità dei giorni nostri'
Marco Amici (2010) 'Dall’epopea criminale all’ambiguità dei giorni nostri' In: Monica Jansen and Yasmina Khamal (eds). Memoria in noir. Bruxelles: Peter Lang. [Details]
(2009)'Noir su Noir: Romanzo criminale e storia criminale'
Marco Amici (2009) 'Noir su Noir: Romanzo criminale e storia criminale' In: Claudio milanesi (eds). Il romanzo poliziesco, la storia, la memoria. Bologna: Astræa Editrice. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2010)'Urgency and Visions of The New Italian Epic’'
Marco Amici (2010) 'Urgency and Visions of The New Italian Epic’'. Journal of Romance studies, :7-18 [Details]

Articles

 YearPublication
(2006)La narrazione come mitopoiesi secondo Wu Ming.
Marco Amici (2006) La narrazione come mitopoiesi secondo Wu Ming. Articles   [Details]

Invited Review Articles

 YearPublication
(2014)History, Geography and Mutations of Italian Crime Fiction.
Marco Amici (2014) History, Geography and Mutations of Italian Crime Fiction. Invited Review Articles [Details]

Professional Activities

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2019)Ghosts of Our Future. Dystopian Perspectives in Contemporary Italian Literature,
Marco Amici (2019) Memories of the Future - International Conference. [Oral Presentation], Ghosts of Our Future. Dystopian Perspectives in Contemporary Italian Literature, IMLR, University of London . [Details]
(2018)Ipotesi di resistenza nei romanzi di Paola Ronco,
Marco Amici (2018) Resistance in Italian Culture: Literature, Politics and Film. [Oral Presentation], Ipotesi di resistenza nei romanzi di Paola Ronco, University of Sussex . [Details]
(2017)Apocalissi e scrittura spettrale in Laura Pugno,
Marco Amici (2017) The Future of the End - International Conference. [Oral Presentation], Apocalissi e scrittura spettrale in Laura Pugno, University of Warsaw . [Details]
(2016)Visioni del futuro nei romanzi Sirene e La caccia di Laura Pugno,
Marco Amici (2016) Society for Italian Studies Interim Conference. [Oral Presentation], Visioni del futuro nei romanzi Sirene e La caccia di Laura Pugno, Trinity College Dublin . [Details]
(2014)Crime Fiction as a Narrative of the Crisis: Some Notes on Italian Noir,
Marco Amici (2014) American Association for Italian Studies Annual Convention. [Oral Presentation], Crime Fiction as a Narrative of the Crisis: Some Notes on Italian Noir, University of Zurich . [Details]
(2014)The Black Album Reloaded. Conversazione con Massimo Carlotto,
Marco Amici, Massimo Carlotto (2014) The Criminal Hero. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The Black Album Reloaded. Conversazione con Massimo Carlotto, University of Milan . [Details]
(2014)Crime Fiction as a Narrative of the Crisis: Ken Bruen’s Jack Taylor novels,
Marco Amici (2014) Captivating Criminality: Crime Fiction, Darkness and Desire. [Oral Presentation], Crime Fiction as a Narrative of the Crisis: Ken Bruen’s Jack Taylor novels, University of Bath . [Details]
(2013)Nel genere e oltre: il noir di Massimo Carlotto,
Marco Amici (2013) Roma Noir 2013. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Nel genere e oltre: il noir di Massimo Carlotto, Sapienza University of Rome . [Details]
(2013)Massimo Carlotto and the Success of Italian Noir Fiction,
Marco Amici (2013) Retold, Resold Transformed: Crime fiction in the Modern Era. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Massimo Carlotto and the Success of Italian Noir Fiction, University of Leeds . [Details]
(2013)Transmedia and Genre Narrative: Some Observations on United We Stand by Simone Sarasso and Daniele Rudoni,
Marco Amici (2013) Biennial Conference of the Society for Italian Studies. [Oral Presentation], Transmedia and Genre Narrative: Some Observations on United We Stand by Simone Sarasso and Daniele Rudoni, Durham University . [Details]
(2012)Territoires hétérogènes du noir,
Marco Amici, Nicoletta Vallorani (2012) Le roman policier. Italie et Amérique Latine. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Territoires hétérogènes du noir, CAER Centre Aixois d’études Romanes. Université d’Aix Marseille . [Details]
(2011)Massimo Carlotto and The Structural Presence of Crime in Italian Democracy,
Marco Amici (2011) The States of Crime: The State in Crime Fiction. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], Massimo Carlotto and The Structural Presence of Crime in Italian Democracy, Queen’s University Belfast . [Details]
(2011)Some Considerations on the Historical Novel of the New Millennium,
Marco Amici (2011) PHD FORUM. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], Some Considerations on the Historical Novel of the New Millennium, University College Cork . [Details]
(2009)State Boundary: Italian History as a Crime Novel,
Marco Amici (2009) Con(tra)vention: Crime and the Boundaries of Genre. [Oral Presentation], State Boundary: Italian History as a Crime Novel, University College Cork . [Details]
(2008)The Front Before Our Eyes,
Marco Amici (2008) The Italian Perspective on Metahistorical Fiction: The New Italian Epic. [Invited Lectures (Conference)], The Front Before Our Eyes, University of London . [Details]

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