Mgr. Pavlína Flajšarová, Ph.D.

Mgr. Pavlína Flajšarová, Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Mgr. Pavlína Flajšarová, Ph.D.
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Pavlína Flajšarová (*1975) is Assistant Professor of English and American Literature at Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. She got her PhD from Palacky University in 2001. She is a recipient of several research grants and she spent the year 1999-2000 at the Catholic University of America as a Fulbright visiting researcher.

Her publications include essays, reviews, and translations of English Romantic literature, and also contemporary American and British fiction and poetry. She is currently working on a book-length introduction to the study of poetry in English. In 2003, her Czech translation of Bernardine Evaristo’s 1999 novel-in-verse, The Emperor’s Babe, was published by OFTIS. She also co-operates with the British Council in the Czech Republic and is currently involved in their literature campaign Life in Your Hands.
Taught Courses at Palacky University:

  • British Literature Survey - 19th century /compulsory course/
  • British Studies - 20th century Britain /compulsory course/
  • Introduction to Literature - /compulsory course/
  • British poetry after 1945 - /option for English majors in master´s programme/

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SCHOLARLY MONOGRAPHS - SINGLE AUTHOR

  • Diaspora in the Fiction by Andrea Levy. Olomouc: Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého (Palacky University Press), 2014.
  • Poezie ve Velké Británii a Severním Irsku po roce 1945. (Poetry in Great Britain and Northern Ireland after 1945). Rychnov nad Kněžnou: Uniprint, 2007. ISBN: 978-80-254-1058-5. (352 pages)
  • The Bridge and the Eclipse: Metaphors in The Poetry of  Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Olomouc: Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého (Palacky University Press), 2004. ISBN: 80-244-0812-0. (160 pages)

 

SCHOLARLY MONOGRAPHS - CO-AUTHOR

  • Skotská próza 1980-2009. (Scottish Prose 1980-2009).Olomouc: Vydavatelství UP, 2010. (Palacky University Press) ISBN: 978-80-244-2692-1. strany 123-132.
  • Skotská próza 1900-1980. (Scottish Prose 1900-1980)Olomouc: Vydavatelství UP, 2011. (Palacky University Press) ISBN: 978-80-244-2965-6.
  • Scottish Gothic Fiction. Olomouc: Vydavatelství UP, 2012. (Palacky University Press) (forthcoming)
  • Chapters in Contemporary Canadian Literature. Olomouc: Vydavatelství UP, 2012. (Palacky University Press) (forthcoming)

 

SCHOLARLY ARTICLES AND ESSAYS

  • "Diaspora in the Poetry of Fleur Adcock". Theories and Practices: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Anglophone Studies. Roman Trušník, Katarína Němčoková, and Jason Gregory Bell, eds. Zlín: Tomáš Baťa University Press, 2012. ISBN 978-80-7454-191-9. Pages 303-307.
  • "No Matter How Long the Night, the Day is Sure to Come: Differences, Diversity and Indentities in Caribbean-British Poetry since 1945." Annual of British and American Studies, vol. 5. Pardubice: University of Pardubice Press, 2012. (forthcoming)
  • "Neo-slave Narrative and Diaspora in The Long Song by Andrea Levy." Theories and Practices: Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Anglophone Studies. Roman Trušník, Katarína Němčoková, and Jason Gregory Bell, eds. Zlín: Tomáš Baťa University Press, 2013. (under peer-review process)
  • "In City Garden Grow No Roses: Jamaican Landscape and the Motif of Motherhood in the Poetry of Lorna Goodison". Proceedings of Power of Poetry: Word and Sound, Cambridge University Press, 2012. (forthcoming)
  • "Relocation of British Romanticism and Landscape into the Poetry of Canadian Sunshine Coast by John Pass." Proceedings of the 6TH Triennial Internation Conference of Central European Canadianist. Bratislava: Comenius University Press, 2012.  (under peer-review process)
  • „For the Breath of Air: Scottishness in the Poetry of Kathleen Jamie“. Moravian Journal of Literature and Film 3.1. ISSN: 1803-7720. Pages 17-30.
  • „Empire Calls Back: British Ethnic Poets as Ambassadors of Difference, Diversity and Identities in the Canon of British Post-War Poetry“ – (in the process of peer-review)
  • „Simpson, Louis.“ The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. Eds. Jeffrey Gray, James McCorkle and Mary McAleer Balkun. 5 vols. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2005. ISBN: 031332381 X. Pages1478-1479.
  • „Stryck, Lucien Luis.“ The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. Eds. Jeffrey Gray, James McCorkle and Mary McAleer Balkun. 5 vols. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2005. ISBN: 031332381 X, pages 1550-1551.
  • „Spires, Elizabeth.“ The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poets and Poetry. Eds. Jeffrey Gray, James McCorkle and Mary McAleer Balkun. 5 vols. Westport: Greenwood Press, 2005. ISBN: 031332381 X. Pages 1509-1510.
  •  „The Poet as a Culture Ambassador: Ethnic Poetry in the UK since 1945.“ Proceedings of the 2nd Conference, Worchester, 2005.
  • „The Poet at the Crossroads.“ Insights into the Dynamics of the English Language and Culture: Conference Proceedings. Prešov: Prešovská Univerzita v Prešově, Slovak Republic, 2005. Pages 62-67. ISBN: 80-8068-377-8.
  • „The Poet as Cultural Dentist: Ethnicity int he Poetry of Jackie Kay.“ Theory and Practice in English Studies: The Proceedings from the Eighth Conference of English, American and Canadian Studies, Masarykova Univerzita v Brně (Masaryk University in Brno), Czech Republic,2-4 February 2005, Pages 63-68. ISBN: 80-210-3836-5.
  • „Poezie současného Skotska (Contemporary Scottish Poetry)“ – Host 3/2005, pages 79-82. ISSN 1211-9938.
  • „Současné povídkářky ze Spojeného království (Contemporary Short-Story Women-Writers in United Kingdom)“ – Tvar 21/2004, pages 6-7. ISSN 0862-657X.
  • „Ethnic Images in Meera Syal’s novel Life isn’t all ha ha hee hee (1999).” Proceedings of the Conference: Athens: University of Indianopolis Press.
  • “Ethnic Images of Black and White in the Poetry of Grace Nichols”. The Proceedings of the Conference organised on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the opening of British and American Studies at the Faculty of Arts, Comenius Unviesity, Bratislava. Budmerice 22.-24.10.2004, Slovak Republic. Editor in chief Mária Huttová. Bratislava: Univerzita Komenského (Slovak Republic), 2005. ISBN: 80-89197-27-2. Pages 247-251.
  • „Labyrinty anglické poezie po roce 1970 (Labyrinths of English Poetry after 1970)“ - Tvar 1/2003. ISSN 0862-657X. Volume 14, issue 1, pages 17-19.
  • „The Stream Never Forgets Its Flow“ – Theory adn Practice in English Studies, Vol. 2: Proceedings from the Seventh Conference of English, American and Canadian Studies. Brno: Vydavatelství Masarykovy Univerzity (Masaryk University Press, Brno, Czech Republic), 2003. Editor: Jan Chovanec.  ISBN: 80-210-3394-0, pages 51-56.
  • „Love, Life, and Death in Coleridge’s Poem “The Raven.””Acta Universita Palackiana – Filogica 73, Anglica II, 2000. ISBN-1802-8667, Vydavatelství Univerzity Palackého, Olomouc (Palacky University Press, Olomouc, Czech Republic), pages 111-115.
  • „David Lodge: Univerzitní román jedné a mnoha tváří (David Lodge: Multifaceted Campus Novel).“ – Host 4/ 2000, Volume 16 – pages 55-57. ISSN 1211-9938.
  • „David Lodge – Náboženství v románech Davida Lodge (Religion in the Novels by David Lodge)“ – translation of the article written by Magdalena Maczynska – Host 4/2000 – pages 58-60, ISSN 1211-9938.

 

CONFERENCE

  • 6th Conference of English, American, and Canadian Studies, Slezká Univerzita v Opavě, Czech Republic and Prešovská Univerzita v Prešove, Slovak Republic, 29.8.-1.9.2000.
  • Spirituality and Religion in American Culture, American Studies Colloquium, Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, Czech Republic, conference participation without giving a paper, 3.-.8.9.2000.
  • Black British Writers – Howard University – Washington D.C., USA, conference participation without giving a paper, 1.-2.2. 2001.
  • Literary Seminar organised by British Council, participation based on competition, Kostelec nad Černými Lesy, Czech Republic – 22.-24.3. 2001.
  • (Mis)understanding Postmodernism - American Studies Colloquium, Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, Czech Republic, conference participation without giving a paper, 2.-7.9.2001.
  • Member of Competition Committee, Student Scholarly Competition, Literary Section, Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic – April 2002.
  • The Politics of Fictions and Fictions of Politics - American Studies Colloquium, Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, Czech Republic, conference participation without giving a paper,1.-6.9.2002.
  • „Race and History in Bernardine Evaristo’s Lara“ –  English Studies Conference, Masaryk University, Brno 3.-4.9.2003.
  •  Life in Your Hands – Lauch of a literary campaign organised by British Council, invited speaker, reading of my Czech translation of the novel-in-verse Emperor´s Babe by Bernardine Evaristo, British author attended and read her original novel, Praha (Prague), Czech Republic, 1.4.2003.
  •  Moravská zemská knihovna v Brně (Moravian Library in Brno) – reading of my Czech translation of the novel-in-verse Emperor´s Babe by Bernardine Evaristo, British author attended and read her original novel, Brno, Czech Republic, 14.11.2003.
  •  Popular Culture and Democracy: An Easy/Uneasy Relationship, American Studies Colloquium, Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, Czech Republic, conference participation without giving a paper, 31.8.-5.9.2003.
  • International Book Fair – reading of my Czech translation of the novel-in-verse Emperor´s Babe by Bernardine Evaristo, British author attended and read her original novel, Praha (Prague), Czech Republic, 24.3.2003.
  • International Book Fair Brno, Czech Republic – reading of my Czech translation of the novel-in-verse Emperor´s Babe by Bernardine Evaristo, British author attended and read her original novel– 14.11. 2003.
  • EAAS Biannual Conference– "Emerson’s Representative Men as Heroes and Carlyle’s Heroes as Representative Men ", Praha (Prague), Czech Republic, 2.-5.4.2004.
  •  America – Home of the Brave. American Studies Colloquium, Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, Czech Republic, conference participation without giving a paper, 29.8.-3.9.2004.
  •  Conference organised by the Department of English and American Studies, Komenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic „Ethnic Images of Black and White in the Poetry of Grace and Nichols“, Budmerice, Slovenská republika, Slovak Republic, 22.-24.10. 2004.
  •  Third English Conference, University of Indianapolis (USA), Athens Campus, „Ethnic images and reality in Meera Syal’s novel Life isn’t all ha ha hee hee (1999)”, Athens, Greece, 28.11.2004.
  •  “The Poet as a Cultural Dentist”. The Eighth Conference of English, American and Canadian Studies, Masarykova univerzita v Brně (Masaryk University in Brno), Brno, Czech Republic, 2.–4.2. 2005.
  •  Literary Seminar organised by British Council, participation based on competition, Kostelec nad Černými Lesy, Czech Republic, 3.-5.3. 2005
  •  Celebrating Whitman. Conference organised by Université de Paris VII, conference participation without giving a paper, 4.–6.7. 2005.
  •  Cult Fiction, Films and Happenings, American Studies Colloquium, Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, Czech Republic, conference participation without giving a paper, 4.-9.9.2005.
  • “The Poet at the Crossroads.” Conference entitled Insights into the Dynamics of the English Language and Culture, Prešovská Univerzita, Prešov, Slovak Republic, 12.–13.9 2005.
  • International Association for the Study of Englishness, “The Poet as a culture ambassador: ethnic poetry in the UK since 1945”. University College of Worcester, UK, 17.9. 2005.
  • 17th International Symposium of American Studies: Plurality of Culture and Democracy, Olomouc, conference participation without giving a paper,   4.–6.11. 2010.
  •  "Britain How I Long for Thee: Diaspora in Recent British Fiction",  Department of British and American Studies, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Košice, Slovak Republic, 5.-7.5. 2011.
  •  „Jamaica Lurks in London: Fictional and Real London Suburbia", Peripheral Visions: Suburbs, Representation and Innovation, Kingston University London, UK, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, 17.-18.6.2011.
  • "England is New Zealand-bound: English and New Zealand Features in the Poetry of Fleur Adcock", Theories and Practices, Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University, 8.-9.9.2011.
  • "Come Back to Me My Country: New Zealand Diaspora in Contemporary British Poetry of Fleur Adcock." Crossing the Borders: Reality, Desire and Imagination in Australian, New Zealand and the Pacific Lives, Literatures and cultures: 11th Biennial European Association for Studies on Australia (EASA) International Conference, University of Prešov, Slovakia, 12.-15.9. 2011.
  • "Neo-slave Narrative in The Long Song by Andrea Levy." Theories to Practice, Faculty of Humanities, Tomas Bata University, 5.-6.9.2012.
  • "In City Garden Grow No Roses: Jamaican Landscape and the Motif of Motherhood in the Poetry of Lorna Goodison". Cambridge, Homerton College, The Power of Caribbean Poetry: Word and Sound, 20.-22.9. 2012.
  • "Relocation of British Romanticism and Landscape into the Poetry of Canadian Sunshine Coast by John Pass." The 6TH Triennial Internation Conference of Central European Canadianists. Bratislava, Comenius University, 12.-14.10. 2012.
  • "When Chistabel, Kubla Khan, and Ancient Mariner Travel Abroad: Czech Translations of the Poetry by Samuel Taylor Coleridge." Translation and Interpreting Forum Olomouc. 10.-11.11. 2012.

 

 

AFTERWORD

  • "Cesta do hlubin britského kontinentu. (Into the Depth of the British Continent)" Bernardine Evaristo: Císařovo kotě (Emperor´s Babe). Ústí nad Orlicí: OFTIS, 2003. ISBN: 80-86042-78-2. Pages 263-268.

 


TRANSLATION

  •  „Současní skotští básníci (Contemporary Scottish Poets)“. Host 3/2005- pages 83-87. ISSN 1211-9938. (John Burnside, Carol Ann Duffy, Richard Price, Jackie Kay, Kathleen Jamie, Don Paterson, Kate Clynchy, Robert Crawford, Alan Riach)
  • Evaristo, Bernardine. Císařovo kotě (Emperor´s Babe). Ústí nad Orlicí.: OFTIS, 2003. – translation was funded by a translation grant awarded by British Council

 

REVIEWS

  • „Imagista Hulme (Imagist Hulme)“ – Host 6/2003 – page VIII of the review pages, ISSN 1211-9938.
  •  „Plechový sen Magnuse Millse (Tin Dream of Magnus Mills)“ – Host 5/2003 – pages V-VI of the review pages, ISSN 1211-9938.
  •  „Dva světy V.S. Naipaula (Two Worlds of V.S. Naipaul)“ – Host 9/2003 – page III-IV of the review pages, ISSN 1211-9938.
  •  „Profesorské hrátky v malém světě hostujících profesorů (David Lodge: Profesorské hrátky) (The Professor Game in the Small World of Changing Places)“ – Tvar 21/2003, volume 14, page 23. ISSN 0862-657X.
  •  „Lawrencův klíč ke štěstí (Lawrence´s Key to Happiness)“ – Tvar 3/2004, volume 15, page 22, ISSN 0862-657X.
  •  „Jak se píše kritika (David Lodge: Jak se píše román) (The Way to Write a Piece of Criticism)“ – Host 1/2004, page 72-73, ISSN 1211-9938.
  •  „Christopherův svět (Mark Haddon: Podivný případ se psem) (Christopher´s World). “ – Tvar 12/2004, page 22, ISSN 0862-657X.
  •  „Co v Shakespearovi nebylo. (John Updike: Gertruda a Claudius) (What is Missing in Shakespare)“. Tvar 9/2004, page 23, ISSN0862-657X.
  •  „British Women Novelists at the Turn of the Century. (Review of the Scholarly Monograph by Milada Franková: Britské spisovatelky na přelomu tisíciletí) – Litteraria Pragensia, vol. 14, issue 28, ISSN: 0862-8424, Praha: Ústav anglofonních lituratur a kultur FFUK, pages 110-111.
  •  „Nová tvář čtvrti Brick Lane. (Monica Ali – Brick Lane) (New Face of Brick Lane).“ Tvar 9/2005, volume 16, issue 9, page 21, ISSN 0862-657X.

 

INTERVIEWS

  • "V Kanadské literatuře nejde jen o přežití" ("Canadian Literature in not only about Survival"), interview with Theresa Kishkan and John Pass. Co-author: Vladimíra Fonfárová. Kulturní noviny 8/2012, page 7. ISSN: 1804-8897.
  • „Dobrý autor je vždy individualita... (Every Good Author is an Individuality)“ interview with A.L. Kennedy. Co-author: Ema Jelínková. Host 3/2005, volume 21, issue 3, page 70-71, ISSN 1211-9938.

 

 

FURTHER PUBLICATIONS

  • Seminář současné skotské literatury (Seminar on Contemporary Scottish Literature). Žurnál UP 21/2005, volume 15, March 18, 2005, page 2.
  •  „Kostelecký literární seminář“ (Kostelec Literary Seminar), 3.10.2005 (http://www.britishcoucil.org/cz/czechrepblic-arts-liteature-kostelec-2004.htm.)

 

 

 
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