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Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures Charles University, Prague Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Charles University, Prague 116 38 Prague 1 Czech Republic

Centre for Irish Studies

Charles University, Prague






Modern and contemporary drama and theatre in English, Irish literature and studies
Modern and contemporary drama and theatre in English, Irish literature and studies
Author of The Grotesque in Contemporary Anglophone Drama (forthcoming, Palgrave, 2016), Irony and Identity in Modern Irish Drama (2006) and editor of J.M. Synge, Hrdina západu: Dramata a próza (an annotated edition of Synge’s work in Czech translation, 2006), Ireland and the Czech Lands: Contacts and Comparisons in History and Culture (with Gerald Power, 2014), ’Tis to Create and in Creating Live. Essays in Honour of Martin Procházka (with Mirka Horová, 2013), Prague English Studies and the Transformation of Philologies (with Martin Procházka, 2012), Global Ireland: Irish Literatures in the New Millennium (with Clare Wallace, 2006), Time Refigured: Myths, Foundation Texts and Imagined Communities (with Martin Procházka, 2005), Petr Škrabánek, A Night Joyce of a Thousand Tiers (with Louis Armand, 2002), and of five thematic journal issues, Irish Theatre and Central Europe (2015), Theatre and Politics: Theatre As Cultural Intervention (with Clare Wallace, 2013), Neglected Irish Fiction (with Neil Murphy and Keith Hopper, 2012), Samuel Beckett: Textual Genesis and Reception (with Louis Armand, 2007) and From Brooke to Black Pastoral: Six Studies in Irish Literature and Culture (2001). His work on Irish drama and fiction has appeared in essay collections and academic journals across Europe and in the U.S. His published and/or staged translations include plays by Brian Friel, Martin McDonagh, Enda Walsh and J.M Synge, and Flann O’Brien’s novel The Third Policeman. He is co-editor of the international academic journal Litteraria Pragensia. Studies in Literature and Culture.
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