Daniela Fargione holds a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA, where she was first a student and then a Fulbright Visiting Professor. She was a former lecturer at Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA and currently teaches Anglo-American Language and Literature at the University of Turin. Her fields of investigation include the theory and practice of literary translation, the interconnections between Anglo-American literature and the other arts (especially music and photography), and ecocriticism. She is the author of “Cynthia Ozick: Orthodoxy and Irriverence. A Critical Study” (Aracne, 2005), “Giardini e labirinti: l’America di E.A. Poe” (Celid, 2005) and of various critical essays. He edited with Johnathan Sunley the volume “Merely a Madness? Defining, Treating and Celebrating the Unreasonable” (Inter-Disciplinary Press, Oxford, UK, 2012) and translates for the Einaudi publishing house.