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(Polski) dr Weronika Łaszkiewicz

email: weronika.laszkiewicz@wp.pl

Academic degrees:

2016 – Ph. D.  in literary studies, University of Białystok

2010 – M.A. in English Philology, University of Białystok

Research interests:

  • fantasy and science fiction, e.g. the issues of myth, religion, female writers and heroes
  • popular literature and culture

Selected publications:

Books:

  • Weronika Łaszkiewicz, Zbigniew Maszewski and Jacek Partyka (eds.), Dwelling in Days Foregone: Nostalgia in North-American Literature and Culture, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholar Publishing, 2016 (work in progress).
  • Zbigniew Maszewski, Weronika Łaszkiewicz and Tomasz Sawczuk, Visuality and Vision in American Literature, Białystok: Bialystok University Press, 2014.

Articles and chapters:

  • “Phenomenology of Religion and the Study of Modern Fantasy Literature”, Acta Neophilologica, XVI (1), 2014. 179-189.
  • “Peter S. Beagle’s Transformations of the Mythic Unicorn”, Mythlore 33.1, Fall/Winter 2014. 53-65.
  • “The Reinvention of Lycanthropy in Modern Fantasy Literature”, Basic Categories of Fantastic Literature Revisited. Eds. Andrzej Wicher, Piotr Spyra and Joanna Matyjaszczyk. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. 91-103.
  • “Finding the Way through Fantasyland: Maps and Cartography in Modern Fantasy Literature”,  Visuality and Vision in American Literature. Eds. Zbigniew Maszewski, Weronika Łaszkiewicz and Tomasz Sawczuk. Białystok: Bialystok University Press, 2014. 143-155.
  • “The Antique and Modern Dimensions of Fantasy Literature”, Annales Neophilologiarum, nr 7, Szczecin 2013. 103-117.

Miscellaneous:

  • Co-founder of the project “Wymiary Fantastyki” (www.fantastyka.uwb.edu.pl)