Antonio Pacifico is a PhD candidate at the Institut of Transtextual and Transcultural Studies of the Jean-Moulin University of Lyon III. He obtained his MA degree in Comparative Literature from the University of Naples “L’Orientale”. His research project, conducted under the joint supervision of Prof. Elisabeth Vauthier and Prof. Monica Ruocco, focuses from a sociological perspective on the (re)writing of national history carried out by several Iraqi novelists, playwrights and poets since the 1990s. His research interests include contemporary Iraqi literature, the relation between literary and historical narratives as well as Arab intellectual and cultural history.
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