Irena Księżopolska, PhD
Faculty: School of Foreign Languages
Field of study: Philology / English studies
Head of Program for English Studies
Graduate of the English Studies at the University of Warsaw, literary scholar, specializing mostly in contemporary literature and comparative studies. Author of the monograph The Web of Sense: Patterns of Involution in Selected Works of Virginia Woolf and Vladimir Nabokov (2012), co-editor of collected essays Vladimir Nabokov and the Fictions of Memory (2019), as well as over 30 articles in books and journals on the topics connected with textual studies, culture and film. Currently, she is working on the monograph on Ian McEwan, which will include the results of her research as Kościuszko Foundation scholar in McEwan’s archives at Harry Ransom Center (Austin, Texas) in February-May 2019.
- contemporary British literature;
- comparative literature;
- modernism and postmodernism in literature and visual culture;
- film adaptation studies;
- intercultural communication;
- detective fiction.