BGSU English Department
Piya Pal Lapinski
Piya Pal-Lapinski, Associate Professor
Degrees and Institutions:
M.A./Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
ENG 2650 British Literature Survey 1700-1945
The Victorian Novel, British Romanticism, The British and European Gothic, Vampires, Topics in Critical Theory, Postcolonial Theory, Terrorism and Aesthetics, Libertine Culture in 18th and 19th century Britain
Byron and Poststructuralist theory, theorizing violence, the Romantic and Victorian novel, courtesans and the culture of capitalism, discourses of terror, fashion theory, Walter Benjamin and the Arcades Project.
The Exotic Woman in Nineteenth Century British Fiction and Culture: A Reconsideration (University of New England Press, 2005). Reviewed in Victorian Studies, Journal of Victorian Culture, CHOICE
"A Night with La Draculetta": Designing/Desiring Romanian Diva Angela Gheorghiu in Vampirettes, Wretches and Amazons, ed. Valentina Glajar and Domnica Radulescu, Columbia University Press, 2005.
“Byron Avec Sade: Material and Spectral Violence in Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage,Canto IV” in Byron’s Ghosts, ed. Gavin Hopps, (forthcoming)
Book manuscript in progress: Byronic Violence: Erotics, Aesthetics, Politics
Byron and the Politics of Freedom and Terror, edited collection, co-edited with Dr. Matt Green, University of Nottingham, UK
“Byronic Terror, Death and Impossible Exchange” From Byron’s Werner to Baudrillard’s “The Spirit of Terrorism” [article –in-progress]