MARTIN PROCHAZKA

 

Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
Chair, Department of English and American Studies, Charles University
Fellow, Centre for Comparative Studies, Charles University
Office Address: Department of English and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Jana Palacha 2, 116 38 Praha 1, Czech Republic
Phone: (+420) 221619341
Fax: (+420) 221619382
E-mail: martinp@ff.cuni.cz

 

Employment - Education - Languages - Dissertation - Awards - Academc Societies - Editorial Work - Teaching Experiences - Courses Taught - Publications: Book - Volumes Edited - Special Issues Of Academic Journals - Textbooks - Chapters In Books - Articles - Reviews - Translations - Bibliography - Lectures

 

EMPLOYMENT
1996 - Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague
2002 Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor, University of Bristol, U.K.
2000 Visiting Professor, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
1997 Distinguished Visiting Scholar, The University of Adelaide
1995 Visiting Lecturer, Department of English, University of Heidelberg, Germany
1991-1996 Assistant Professor of English Literature, Faculty of Arts, Charles University
1991 Research Associate, Department of English, University of California at Berkeley
1989-1993 Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Czech and World Literature, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague
1980-1989 Research Fellow, Institute for Czech and World Literature, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague
1979-1980 Research Associate, Institute for Czech and World Literature, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague
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EDUCATION
CSc. History of English and Czech Literature, Theory of Literature, Institute of Czech and World Literature, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts, Prague 1989
PhDr. English Literature, History of Philosophy, Theory of Literature, Charles University, Prague 1979
M.A. English and Czech literature and language, Charles University 1977
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LANGUAGES
English, German, Russian, Latin (partially), Japanese (partially), French (partially)
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DISSERTATIONS
"Habilitation" Romantismus a osobnost. Subjektivita v anglické romantické poezii a estetice (Romanticism and Personality. Subjectivity in English Romantic Poetry and Aesthetics), 1996, Charles University, Prague
CSc. Romantická poezie a problém tvurcí metody (Romantic Poetry and the Question of Method), 1989, Institute for Czech and World Literature, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and
Arts
PhDr. Geneze a recepce byronovského hrdiny ve spolecenském a literárním kontextu (The Development and Impact of the Byronic Hero in Social and Literary Context), 1979, Charles University
M.A. Byronovský hrdina (The Byronic Hero; the first version of the PhDr. dissertation), 1977, Charles University
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AWARDS

1992 Comenius Medal (Government of the Czechoslovak Federal Republic)

Fellowships and Grants:
2002 Benjamin Meaker Fellowship, University of Bristol, U.K.
2002 Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
2000 Grant Agency of Charles University
1999 Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
1997 Government of the Commonwealth of Australia, Department of Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs (DEETYA)
1997 Konferenz der deutschen Akademien der Wissenschaften, Germany:
Fellowship Programme for Scholars from Central and Eastern Europe
1995 Konferenz der deutschen Akademien der Wissenschaften, Germany:
Fellowship Programme for Scholars from Central and Eastern Europe
1995 Grant Agency of Charles University
1991 Grant of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts
1991 ACLS Fellowship in American Studies
1990 The British Academy, fellowship for visiting scholars
1982 The British Academy, fellowship for visiting scholars
Travel Grants:
2002 The Byron Society of Japan, 27th International Byron Conference, Kyoto
2001 The International Shakespeare Association, Seventh World Shakespeare Congress, Valencia
2000 The British Council
2000 1999 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
1997 The University Foundation, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
1996 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
1996 The International Shakespeare Association, Sixth World Shakespeare Congress, Los Angeles
1995 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
1993 The British Council
1992 The University Foundation, The University of Adelaide, South Australia
1991 The International Shakespeare Association, Fifth World Shakespeare Congress, Tokyo
1990 1989 1988 1986 The British Council

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ACADEMIC SOCIETIES
2001 International Shakespeare Association
2001 - Member, Congress Committee, Brisbane 2006
2001 - Member, Executive Committee
1992-1994 World Federation of Modern Language Associations (FIPLV)
1992 1994 Member of the World Council
1990 Czech and Slovak Association of American Studies (EAAS member)
1990 European Society for the Study of English (ESSE)
1990 German Society for English Romanticism
1990 Prague Linguistic Circle
1988 International Byron Society
1999 - Member, Board of Directors
1980 Kruh moderních filologu (Czech Modern Language Association member of FIPLV)
1985 1996 Secretary General
1996 - 1999 Treasurer
1999 - Member, Main Committee
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edITORIAL WORK (Refereed Journals)
Editor-in-Chief:
Litteraria Pragensia. Studies in Literature and Culture (Prague, Czech Republic)
Co-editor:
Svet literatury (Prague, Czech Republic)
Membership in Editorial Boards:
Connotations: A Journal for Critical Debate (Münster, Germany, and New York)
Prisms. Journal of the American Conference on Romanticism, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA
Rhizomes (electronic journal) Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1996- Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Charles University
2002 Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor, University of Bristol
2000 Visiting Professor, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
1997 Distinguished Visiting Scholar, The University of Adelaide
1995 Visiting Lecturer, Department of English, Karl-Ruprecht Universität, Heidelberg
1993 Professor, Prague-based Program of Central European Studies, University of
Pennsylvania
1994-1996 Assistant Professor, Centre for Comparative Literature, Charles University
1991-1996 Assistant Professor, Charles University, Department of English
1991 Research Associate, Department of English, University of California, Berkeley (a lecture for a graduate course)
1985 1990 Part time Lecturer in English Literature, Charles University, Department of English
1980 1981 Part time Lecturer in English Literature, Charles University, Department of
Translation Studies
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COURSES TAUGHT
2002- Twentieth Century Literary Theory (jointly with Prof. Zdenek Hrbata), Comparative
Literature, Charles University
2001- Classicism and Preromanticism, Comparative Literature, Charles University
2000 American Gothic (jointly with Prof. Charles L. Crow, Bowling Green State University)
1999- Foucault and Deleuze, English, Charles University
1999- Core Course in American Cultural Studies, English (M.A. Program), Charles University (coordinator)
1998-2001 European Renaissance, Comparative Literature, Charles University
1996- Postgraduate Course in Literary Theory and History of Genres, English, Charles
University
1996 History of Sexuality, Comparative Literature, Charles University
1995-98 European Romanticism, Comparative Literature, Charles University
1995 Post structuralist Theory, Department of English, University of Heidelberg, Germany
1995 In Search of National Identity. European Romanticism and Nationalist Movements,
Department of English, University of Heidelberg, Germany
1994- American Literature (beginnings to 1900), English, Charles University
1994-1995 Rhetoric in Philosophy and Literature, English & Comparative Literature, Charles University
1994-99 British and American Romanticisms, English, Charles University
1994-1999 Deconstruction: French and American Texts, English & Comparative Literature, Charles University
1992 1994 Reading Romantic Poetry, English, Charles University
1991-1994 Shakespeare's Drama, English, Charles University
1991-1994 Romantic Epic Poetry and Victorian Fiction, English, Charles University
1990-1994 Post structuralist Theory in Britain and in the U.S., English, Centre for Comparative Studies, Charles University
1989 1992 English Romantic Poetry, English, Charles University
1987 1989 Interpretations of Modern English Literature, English, Charles University,
1985 English Romanticism, English, Charles University
1980 1981 English and American Literature: 19th Century and After (a survey course), Charles University, Department of Translation Studies
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PUBLICATIONS


Book:

1996 Romantismus a osobnost. Subjektivita v anglické romantické poezii a estetice (Romanticism and Personality. Subjectivity in English Romantic Poetry and Aesthetics; in Czech), Prague, Kruh moderních filologu, 280 pp.

Volumes edited:
2000 Byron: East and West. Proceedings of the 24th International Byron Conference, Prague, Karolinum (Charles University Press), 303 pp (with an introduction).
1997 Kontext, preklad, hranice. Studie z komparatistiky (Context, Translation, Boundaries. A Collection of Comparative Studies), Prague: Kruh moderních filologu (jointly with Oldrich Král and Vladimír Svaton), 155 pp.
1997 Cultural Learning: Language Learning, Selected Papers from the Second International British Studies Conference, Prague: The British Council and Charles University (jointly with Susan Bassnett), 178 pp.
1996 2003 Slovník spisovatelu: Anglie, africké literatury v anglictine, Austrálie, indická literatura v anglictine, Irsko, kanadská literatura v anglictine, karibská literatura v anglictine, novozélandská literatura v anglictine, Skotsko, Wales (Dictionary of Writers: England, African Literatures in English, Australia, Indian Literature in English, Canadian Literature in English, Caribbean Literature in English, New Zealand Literature in English, Scotland and Wales), Prague, Libri, s.r.o. (jointly with Zdenek Stríbrný), 758 pp. (with an introduction).
1993 Ceský romantismus v evropském kontextu (Czech Romanticism in European Context), Prague, Institute of Czech and World Literature (jointly with Zdenek Hrbata), 228 pp. (with an introduction).
1993 Utopías de Nuevo Mundo/Utopias of the New World. Proceedings of the International Conference, Institute of Czech and World Literature, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague (jointly with Anna Housková), 287 pp.
1990 Jazyk revolucní doby (The Language of Revolutionary Time: Proceedings of the Conference on the Occasion of the Bicentenary of the French Revolution), Prague, Kruh moderních filologu pri CSAV (jointly with Zdenek Hrbata), 144 pp.

Special Issues of Academic Journals:
2002 Shakespeare’s Illyrias: Heterotopias, Identities, (Counter)Histories. Selected Papers Presented in Seminar 17 of the Seventh World Shakespeare Congress, Valencia, Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 12.23
2000 Interpreting Machines, Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 9.19
1998 Reading in Ruins, (jointly with Aleida Assmann, Konstanz University, Germany), Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 8.15
1996 Shakespeare and Modern Commercial Culture, Selected Papers Presented in Seminar 10 of the Sixth World Shakespeare Congress, Los Angeles, Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 6.12
1991 Proceedings of the "Variety of Historicisms" conference, University of California Humanities Research Institute, Irvine 1990, Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 1.1

Textbooks:
2002 Lectures on American Literature (jointly with Justin Quinn, Erik S. Roraback and Hana Ulmanová). Prague: Charles University Press, 314 pp.
1995 1997 Literary Theory, An Historical Introduction. Prague: Faculty of Arts, Charles University, 144 pp.

Chapters in Books:
"Byron in Czech Culture", in Byron's Reputation on the Continent, ed. Richard Cardwell, London: Continuum (forthcoming)
2001 "Prostor more, svoboda a subjektivita v záveru Byronovy Childe Haroldovy pouti a v Melvillove Bílé velrybe" (The Space of the Ocean, Freedom and Subjectivity in the Conclusion of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and in Moby Dick), in Kultura a místo (Culture and Place), ed. Vladimír Svaton and Anna Housková, Prague: Charles University, pp. 209-20; 291 pp.
1998 "'But he was phrenzied': Rousseau's Figures and Text in the Third Canto of Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, in Michael Gassenmeier, Petra Bridzun, Jens Martin Gurr, Frank Erik Pointer, eds., British Romantics as Readers. Intertextualities, Maps of Misreading, Reinterpretations. Festschrift for Horst Meller, Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Carl Winter, pp. 171-82; 325 pp.
1998 "Byron and Romantic Nationalism in Central Europe: the Case of Czechs and Slovaks", in Richard Cardwell, ed., Lord Byron the European. Essays from the International Byron Society, Studies in British Literature, vol. 31, Lewiston, Kingston, Lampeter: The Edwin Mellen Press, 1998, pp. 55-74; 228 pp.
1997 "Loutky, duch a herci: Mimesis a simulakrum u Shakespeara, Kleista a v moderní komercní kulture (Puppets, Ghost and Players: Mimesis and Simulacrum in Shakespeare, Kleist and Modern Commercial Culture), in Oldrich Král, Vladimír Svaton and Martin Procházka (eds.), Kontext, preklad, hranice. Studie z komparatistiky (Context, Translation, Boundaries. A Collection of Comparative Studies), Prague: Kruh moderních filologu, pp. 51-68; 155 pp.
1996 "Shakespeare and Czech Resistance", in Shakespeare: World Views, ed. Heather Kerr, Robin Eaden, and Madge Mitton, Newark, University of Delaware Press; London, Associated University Presses, pp. 44-69; 258 pp.
1993 "Subjectivity and Dramatic Discourse in The Tempest", in Shakespeare and His Contemporaries, ed. Jay Halio and Jerzy Limon, Newark: University of Delaware Press, Toronto and London: Associated University Presses 1993, pp. 204 – 218; 269 pp.
1993 Regionální a modernistický román. Hodnotová struktura a život spolecenství ve skotské a irské próze (Regionalist and Modernist Novel. Value Structure and Communal Life in Scottish and Irish Fiction), in Román a "génius loci". (Novel and the "Genius Loci". A Collection of Critical Essays), ed. A.Housková and Z.Hrbata, Prague: Institute of Czech and World Literature, pp. 65-93; 182 pp.
1993 "Evropský romantismus a ceské obrození" (European Romanticism and Czech Revival), in Z.Hrbata and M.Procházka, ed. Ceský romantismus v evropském kontextu (Czech Romanticism in European Context), Prague, Institute of Czech and World Literature, pp. 5-25 (jointly with Z. Hrbata); 228 pp.
1993 "Obrozený Ossian: Macphersonuv model a produkce dejinnosti v ceské romantické kulture" (Ossian Revived: Macpherson's Model and Production of Historicity in Czech Romantic Culture), in Z. Hrbata and M.Procházka, ed. Ceský romantismus v evropském kontextu (Czech Romanticism in European Context), Prague, Institute of Czech and World Literature, pp. 87-114; 228 pp.


Articles:
"Power in English and American Gothic Novel", Acta Universitatis Carolinae Philologica 6, Prague Studies in English XXIII, Prague: Karolinum (Charles University Press) (forthcoming)
2002 "Imaginative Geographies Disrupted? Representing the Other in English Romantic Dramas", EJES (European Journal of English Studies) 6.2 (a special issue on Romantic Geographies), pp. 207-20.
2002 "Odpoved na minianketu" (An Answer to a Few Questions; concering Byron´s influence on K. H. Mácha´s poem "Budoucí vlast" – The Future Homeland – and the problems of the poem´s text), Ceská literatura (Prague, Czech Academy of Sciences and Arts) 50.2, pp. 196-99.
2002 "Epopej a ironie: K problému pozdního romantismu v ceské poezii 2. poloviny 19. století" (Epic and Irony: the Problem of Late Romanticism in the Czech Poetry of the Latter Half of the Nineteenth Century), Svet literatury (Prague, Kruh moderních filologu) 11.21-22 (2001) (jointly with Zdenek Hrbata), pp. 33-82.
2002 "Introduction", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 12.23 (a special issue on "Shakespeare's Illyrias: Heterotopies, Identities, (Counter)histories), pp. 1-4.
2002 "Shakespeare’s Illyria, Sicily and Bohemia: Other Spaces, Other Times, or Other Economies?", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 12.23 (a special issue on "Shakespeare's Illyrias: Heterotopies, Identities, (Counter)histories), pp. 130-49.
2001 "Smysl romantismu v knihách M.H. Abramse" (The Meaning of Romanticism in M.H. Abrams´s Books), in M. H. Abrams, Zrcadlo a lampa (The Mirror and the Lamp), trans. Martin Procházka, Prague: Triáda, pp. 354-64 (an afterword).
2001 "Pozdní nebo opoždený romantismus? Ceská poezie druhé poloviny 19. století a další vývoj romantismu v západní Evrope" (Late or Belated Romanticism? Czech Poetry of the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century and Further Development of Romanticism in Western Europe), in Ceská literatura na konci tisíciletí: Príspevky z 2. kongresu svetové literárnevedné bohemistiky, Prague, Ústav pro ceskou literaturu AV CR, vol. 1, pp. 191-200 (jointly with Zdenek Hrbata).
2001 "Byron's Werner: Redrawing Moral, Political, and Aesthetic Boundaries", in Re-mapping Romanticism: Gender - Text - Context, ed. Christoph Bode and Fritz-Wilhelm Neumann, Essen, Die Blaue Eule, pp. 79-90.
2001 "In Memoriam: Francis Hugh (Tim) Mares and Robin Eaden", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 11.21, pp. 113-14.
2000 "Nature in Moby Dick and Emersonian Transcendentalism", in The Tongue is an Eye: Studies Presented to Libuše Dušková, ed. Jan Cermák, Aleš Klégr, Prague, Kruh moderních filologu, pp. 34-55.
2000 Introduction: Byron: East and West, in Byron: East and West: Proceedings of the 24th International Byron Conference, Prague, Karolinum (Charles University Press), pp. 9-15.
2000 "Seasons in K. H. Mácha's May and in Byron's Poetry: A Reading of Two Ironical Strategies", in Marios Byron Raizis (ed.), Byron: Poet for All Seasons, Messolonghi: The Messolonghi Byron Society, pp. 209-19.
2000 "Between Canons and Cultural Studies", Acta Universitatis Carolinae Philologica 5, Prague Studies in English XXII, Prague: Karolinum (Charles University Press), pp. 179-84.
2000 "Introduction: Mechanisms and Machines", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 10.19, pp. 1-2.
2000 "Mechanic? - Organic?: The Machines of Art in 'The Artist of the Beautiful'", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 10.19, pp. 3-15.
2000 "Byron's Reputation in Bohemia and Czech Nineteenth Century Nationalism", The Byron Journal 28, pp. 37-48.
1999 "'One Page of History': The Inscriptions of 'Man' in Canto IV of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, in Thérèse Tessier (ed.), Lord Byron: An Multidisciplinary Open Forum, Versailles: Societé Française des Etudes Byroniennes, pp. 29-39.
1998 "Reading in Ruins: an Introduction" (jointly with Aleida Assmann), Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 8.15, pp. 1-4.
1998 2002 "Ruins in the New World: Roanoke thru Los Angeles", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 8.15, pp. 44-58. Translated into German by Michael Frank and published in Ruinenbilder, ed. Aleida Assmann, Gabriele Rippl and Monika Gomille, München: Fink/Paderborn: Schöningh, 2002.
1997 "History and Roman Ruins in Canto IV of Childe Harold's Pilgrimage", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 7.14 , pp. 54-68.
1997 "Ossian Revived: The Use of Macpherson's Poems and the Function of Ossianism in Czech Romantic Culture", Acta Universitatis Carolinae Philologica 2, Prague Studies in English XXI, Prague: Charles University Press, pp. 67-78.
1997 "Romantic Revivals: Cultural Translations, Universalism, and Nationalism", in Susan Bassnett and Martin Procházka (eds.), Cultural Learning: Language Learning, Selected Papers from the Second International British Studies Conference, Prague: The British Council and Charles University, pp. 75-89
1996 "Shakespeare and Modern Commercial Culture: An Overview of Theoretical Problems", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 6.12, pp. 8-12
1996 "Players, Puppets and the Ghost: Mimesis and Simulacrum in Hamlet and Modern Commercial Culture", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 6.12, pp. 26-38
1996 "Byron and Romantic Nationalism in Central Europe: the Case of Czechs and Slovaks", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 6.11, pp. 36-51.
1996 "The Limits of the Romantic Self", Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Mácha's May and Czech Nationalism, in The Literary Reception of British Romanticism on the European Continent. Papers Delivered at the 6th International Symposium of the Gesellschaft für englische Romantik held at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (October 1994), ed. by Michael Gassenmeier, Katrin Kamolz, Jens Gurr, Frank-Erik Pointner, Essen: Die Blaue Eule, pp. 23-35.
1996 "Indická literatura v anglictine" (Indian Literature in English), "Irská literatura" (Irish Literature), "Skotská literatura" (Scottish Literature), and 116 articles on individual English, Scottish, Irish and Indian authors, in Slovník spisovatelu: Anglie, africké literatury v anglictine, Austrálie, indická literatura v anglictine, Irsko, kanadská literatura v anglictine, karibská literatura v anglictine, novozélandská literatura v anglictine, Skotsko, Wales (Dictionary of Writers: England, African Literatures in English, Australia, Indian Literature in English, Canadian Literature in English, Caribbean Literature in English, New Zealand Literature in English, Scotland and Wales), Prague: Libri, s.r.o.
1995 "Coleridge's Love Poetry", in Romantic Visions and Revisions of a New World. The Relevance of Romanticism for Teaching and Sudying English Literature. Papers Delivered at the Symposium of the Gesellschaft für englische Romantik held at Charles University of Prague (October 1992), ed. Michael Gassenmeier, Katrin Kamolz and Kirsten Sarna, Essen: Die Blaue Eule, pp. 22-35.
1995 "Dekonstrukce a univerzita" (Deconstruction and University: papers from the conference organized by the Centre of Comparative Studies, Charles University, and Czech Modern Language Association) "Úvod", "Derridova poslání", (Introduction, Derrida's "Sendoffs") Tvar (Prague) 6.2, pp. 8 9.
1995 "Education and Exchange: Comenius and Samuel Hartlib", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 5.9, pp. 32 37.
1995 "Literárnost a kulturní historie"(Literariness and Cultural History), Svet literatury 5.9 (Prague, Kruh moderních filologu) pp. 21 27.
1994 "Kde domov muj? K problémum území, hranic a identity v ceské a slovenské obrozenské kulture" (Where Is My Home? Problems of Territory, Boundaries and Identity in the Culture of the Czech and Slovak Revival), Svet literatury (Prague, Czech Academy of Sciences and Arts) 4.7, pp. 83 95.
1994 "Titanic Myth and Discourses of Subjectivity in Prometheus Unbound, Byron's Manfred and K.H.Mácha's May", in Romantic Discourses. Papers Delivered at the Symposium on the Bicententary of the birth of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Studien zur englishen Romantik, Bd. 7, ed. Horst Höhne, Essen: Die Blaue Eule, pp. 112 19.
1994 "Literárnost historie. Rozhovor s Martinem Procházkou o novém historismu", (Literariness of History. An Interview with Martin Procházka on New Historicism) Literární noviny (Prague) 5.34, p. 4.
1994 "Kamenná pastorála a básníkova touha", in John Keats, Déšt z plané ruže (Cold Pastoral and the Poet's Desire; afterword to a selection of John Keats's poems), Prague, Mladá fronta, pp. 175-85
1993 "Utopias of the New World in the Culture of the Early Republic", in Utopías del Nuevo Mundo/Utopias of the New World. Proceedings of an International Symposium, ed. A. Housková a M. Procházka, Prague: Institute of Czech and World Literature, pp. 59 67
1993 "Rétorika romantismu. Úvaha nad knihou Paula de Mana" (Paul de Man's Rhetoric of Romanticism), Svet literatury (Prague, Czech Academy of Sciences and Arts) 3.5, pp. 71 84.
1993 "European Romanticism and Czech National Revival", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Czech Academy of Sciences and Arts) 3.5, pp. 70 87 (jointly with Z. Hrbata)
1993 "Prisoner's Predicament: Public Privacy in Havel's Letters to Olga", Representations (University of California Press) 43 (summer 1993), pp. 126 54.
1993 "Professor Zdenek Stríbrný Septuagenarian", Acta Universitatis Carolinae Philologica 1, Prague Studies in English XX, Prague: Charles University Press, pp. 19-25.
1992 "Byronism in the Nineteenth Century Britain and Bohemia: A New Feeling of Life or Dated Ideology?," Romantic Continuities. Proceedings of the Biennial Conference of German Society for English Romanticism. Studien zur englischen Romantik, Bd.3, ed. Günther Blaicher and Michael Gassenmeier, Essen: Die Blaue Eule, pp. 123-35.
1992 "Declaration of Independence and American Utopias. Creativity and Technology", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 2.3, pp. 65 73.
1992 "Na okraj(i) Gramatologie: Derriduv odkaz k Pražské škole" (Margin(s) of Grammatology: Derrida's Reference to the Prague Structuralist School), Ceská literatura (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 40.2-3, pp. 144-55.
1991 Dekonstrukce jako jeden z proudu poststrukturalistické literární teorie (Deconstruction as a Current of Poststructuralist Theory), Ceská literatura (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 39.4, pp. 481 94
1991 In Memoriam: Jaroslav Hornát, Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 1.2, 54 55
1991 In Memoriam: Alois Bejblík (1926 1990), Svet literatury (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 1.2, pp. 45 46
1991 "Regionální kontext modernistického románu. K problému dejinnosti u Joyce" (Regional Context of Modernist Novel. Joyce and Historicity), Svet literatury (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 1.1, pp. 10 21
1991 "Repetition with Difference: Romantic Subjectivity and Alternative Views of History", Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 1.1, pp. 49 54
1990 "Dramatický konflikt a obraz revolucní situace v dílech anglických romantiku" (Dramatic Conflict and Representations of Revolution in the Works of English Romantics), in Jazyk revolucní doby, ed. Z.Hrbata, M.Procházka, pp. 129 45.
1990 "Subjektivität und dramatischer Diskurs in der Sturm", Shakespeare Jahrbuch (Weimar) 126, pp. 84 98.
1990 "Motiv snu v tématické výstavbe Máchovy Pouti krkonošské" (Dream Motif in the Thematic Structure of K.H.Mácha's Pilgrimage to the Krkonoše Mountains), in Sen a ideál (Dream and Ideal. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on the 19th Century Czech Culture), Prague: Národní galerie, pp. 156 68.
1990 "Byronuv a Gellneruv Don Juan" (Don Juan by Byron and by František Gellner), in Prameny ceské moderní kultury (Sources of Modern Czech Culture. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on the 19th Century Czech Culture), Prague: Institute of Czech and World Literature, vol. I., pp.193 220.
1990 "Cultural Invention and Cultural Awareness: TranslationalActivities and Romantic Subjectivity in Czech Cultural Revival", New Comparison (Warwick, Sussex and London), 2 (Autumn 1989), pp. 67 75.
1990 "Nesoustavná poetika: Dekonstrukce. Rozhovor s M.Procházkou" (Unsystematic Poetics: Deconstruction. An Interview with Martin Procházka), Iniciály (Prague), 10 11, pp. 56-69.
1989 "Traumata vedomí a kosmické mýty" (Traumas of Consciousness and Cosmic Myths; on contemporary British and American SF and utopian novel), Literární mesícník (Prague), 4, pp. 112 16.
1989 "Od krize k nadejím" (From Crisis to Hopes: British literature in the 1980s), Slovenské pohl'ady (Bratislava) 101.1, pp. 98-105.
1988 "Zoufalství rozumu a hra obraznosti" (Reason's Despair and the Play of Imagination; an afterword), in Edgar Alan Poe, Cerný kocour (The Black Cat: A Selection of Tales), Prague: Mladá fronta
1988 1993 "Materské znaménko americké minulosti" (The Birthmark of the Colonial Past; an afterword), in Nathaniel Hawthorne, Materské znaménko (The Birthmark: A Selection of Tales and Sketches), Prague, Odeon (Second Edition: Od Poea k postmodernismu [From Poe to Postmodernism. A Collection of Critical Essays], ed. by Martin Hilský, Prague, Odeon and H&H 1993)
1988 "Symbolisches Bild oder dramatische Gestalt? Die Funktion der Cordelia in der thematischen Struktur von König Lear, Shakespeare Jahrbuch (Weimar) 124, pp. 192 97.
1988 "Images of King Lear in Czechoslovak Folklore", in Images of Shakespeare. Proceedings of the Third World Shakespeare Congress, West Berlin 1986, ed. by W.Habicht, D.J.Palmer and R.Pringle, Newark: University of Delaware Press/Toronto and London: Associated University Presses, pp. 258 68.
1988 entries on all literatures in English and on individual authors, Malá cs. encyklopedie (A Concise Czechoslovak Encyclopaedia), 6 vols., Prague Academia
1988 1989 articles on:
Herzog (S.Bellow), Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience (W.Blake), Men and Women (R.Browning), The Pilgrim's Progress (J.Bunyan), Tam o' Shanter (R.Burns), The Giaour, Manfred, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (lord Byron), Moll Flanders (D.Defoe), Oliver Twist, David Copperfield (C.Dickens), Poems (E.Dickinson), Songs and Sonnets (J.Donne), Absolom and Achitophel (J.Dryden), Middlemarch (G.Eliot), The Waste Land (T.S.Eliot), Poems (R.W.Emerson), Starting from San Francisco (L.Ferlinghetti), Tom Jones (H.Fielding), A Passage to India (E.M.Forster), Howl and Other Poems (A.Ginsberg), The Vicar of Wakefield (O.Goldsmith), Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard (T.Gray), The Scarlet Letter (N.Hawthorne), The Weary Blues (L.Hughes), The Ambassadors (H.James), Roan Stallion, Tamar and Other Poems (R.Jeffers), Volpone, or the Fox (B.Jonson), Hyperion (J.Keats), Jungle Books (R.Kipling), Horaikyoku (Kitamura Tokoku), Lady Chatterley's Lover (D.H.Lawrence), Doctor Faustus (C.Marlowe), Melmoth the Wanderer (C.R.Maturin), Paradise Lost (J.Milton), Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque, The Raven and Other Poems (E.A.Poe), The Rape of the Lock (A.Pope), The Cantos (E.Pound), Ivanhoe, The Lady of the Lake (W.Scott), Hamlet, King Lear, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Othello, Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, Sonnets, The Taming of the Shrew, The Tempest (W.Shakespeare), The Cenci, Prometheus Unbound (P.B.Shelley), The Faerie Queene (E.Spenser), The Strange Case of Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde, Treasure Island (R.L.Stevenson), Sophie's Choice (W.Styron), Táin Bó Cuailnge (old Irish epic), Vanity Fair (W.M.Thackeray), The Happy Prince and Other Tales (O.Wilde), Lyrical Ballads (W.Wordsworth S.T.Coleridge), in Slovník svetových literárních del (Encyclopaedia of Literary Works), ed. Vladimír Macura, 2 vols., Prague: Odeon, 475 and 453 pp. Translated into Bulgarian.
1988 articles on:
English Poetry and English Language (F.W.Bateson), Archetypal Patterns in Poetry (Maud Bodkin), The Rhetoric of Fiction (Wayne Clayson Booth), in Pruvodce po svetové literární teorii (A Guide to Literary Theory), ed. Vladimír Macura, Prague, Panorama, pp. 58-61, 71-76, 77-82; 636 pp.
1987 "`The sombre spirit of our forefathers': Colonial History and Myth in Hawthorne's Tales and Sketches", Philologica Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 30, pp. 9 16.
1987 "The Shakespearean Scholar Zdenek Stríbrný 65 Years", Philologica Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts), 30, pp. 133 47.
1987 "A Vision of Soviet Russia: H.G.Wells's Russia in the Shadows as an Alternative in the Development of His Utopian Social Thought" (jointly with Zdenek Stríbrný), Philologica Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 30, pp. 183 93.
1987 "Divadlo, které znamená svet, aneb Fieldingova lidská komedie" (The Theatre Representing the World, or Fielding's Human Comedy; afterword and commentary), in Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Prague: Svoboda, pp. 486-525.
1987 "Proklate lidský humor Marka Twaina" (Mark Twain's Damn Human Humour; an afterword), in Mark Twain, Dopisy z planety Zeme (Letters from the Earth), Prague: Práce
1987 "Kulturní rozdíly a soucasná britská literatura" (Cultural Differences and Contemporary British Literature), Literární mesícník (Prague) 6, 144 46.
1986 "Byronismus a problémy ceské máchovské recepce" (Byronism and the Problems of K.H.Mácha´s Impact on the Czech Culture), Ceská literatura (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 34, pp. 1 23.
1986 "III. svetový shakespearologický kongres v Západním Berlíne" (Third World Shakespeare Congress in West Berlin), Casopis pro moderní filologii (CMF) (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 68, pp. 26 28
1986 "Máchova poezie a problém Byronova vlivu" (K.H.Mácha's Poetry and the Problem of Byron's Influence), in Prostor Máchova díla (The Space of Mácha's Work), ed. by Pavel Vašák, Prague: Cs.spisovatel, pp. 187 210
1985 "`Wer findet mir die Eintracht dieser Zwietracht?' Drama, Wirklichkeit und dramatische Illusion in Coleridges Kritik und Shakespeares Stücken", Shakespeare Jahrbuch (Weimar), 121, pp. 135 50
1985 "Scottova románová tragédie" (Walter Scott's Novel as Tragedy; an afterword), in Walter Scott, Nevesta z Lammermooru (The Bride of Lammermoor), Prague: Odeon
1984 "Starý moreplavec a bludný poutník" (Ancient Mariner as a Lost Pilgrim; an afterword), in S.T.Coleridge. Písen o starém námorníkovi (The Rime of the Ancient Mariner), Prague, Odeon
1984 1987 "Kdo je paní Flandersová?" (Who Is Mrs. Flanders?; an afterword), in Daniel Defoe, Moll Flandersová (Moll Flanders), Prague, Odeon
1983 "Historický dokument nebo román o lidském utrpení" (Historical Document or a Novel about Suffering; afterword), in Daniel Defoe, Deník morového roku (A Journal of the Plague Year), Prague, Odeon
1982 "Les opinions esthétiques des romantiques anglais et De la littérature, Philologica Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 25, pp. 12 18
1982 Budoucí vlast a Childe Haroldovo Dobrou noc (K.H.Mácha's Poem Future Home and Childe Harold's Good Night), Ceská literatura (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 30, pp. 97 109
1982 "The strangest nourishment for his hypochondriac humour": Expression of the Subject in Byron's Manfred and Goethe's Faust, Philologica Pragensia 25, pp. 94 106
1981 1984 "Dva svety v podobenstvích Oscara Wilda" (Two Worlds in Oscar Wilde's Parables; an afterword), in Oscar Wilde, Pohádky, (The Happy Prince and Other Tales and The House of Pomegranates) Prague: Odeon

Reviews:
1997 Martin Hilský, ed., A Midsummer Night’s Dream / Sen noci svatojánské. Prague: Torst 1997, Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University), 7. 13, pp. 115-16.
1995 Brendan Stannard, The Cosmic Contest, Southport: Carib Publishing Co., 1992, Revue de la littérature comparée (Paris) 1, pp. 120 21.
1994 Alois Hafner, Der Dichter und Sein Redaktor. Thomas Wyatt's Gedichte in Richard Tottel's Bearbeitungen (1557), Regensburg: S. Roderer Verlag, 1992, Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Charles University) 4.7, pp. 97 98.
1993 Richard Lansdown, Byron's Historical Dramas, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992, Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 3.5 (1993), pp. 101 102.
1993 Bohuslav Mánek, První ceské preklady Byronovy poezie, Praha: Carolinum 1992, Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 3.5 (1993), pp. 102 103.
1992 "(Post)modernism and After" (review article on Martin Hilský, Soucasný britský román, Praha: H&H, 1991 a T.S.Eliot, Eseje, ed. M.Hilský, Praha: Odeon, 1991), Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 2.4, pp. 85 89.
1992 Intimations of Loss (review article on Stephen Greenblatt, Marvellous Posessions, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1991), Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 2.3, pp. 92-95.
1991 Colin Gibson (ed.), Art and Society in Victorian Novel, London: Methuen, 1989, Litteraria Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts), 1.2, pp. 83-86.
1990 Zdenek Stríbrný, Dejiny ceské literatury I II (review article on the first Czech history of English literature), Philologica Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 33, pp. 78-83.
1989 A.A.Anikst, Tragedija Šekspira Gamlet (Hamlet: Shakespeare's Tragedy), Shakespeare Jahrbuch (Weimar) 125, pp. 239 41.
1988 Milan Lukeš, Základy shakespearovské dramaturgie (Foundations of Shakespearean Dramaturgy), Shakespeare Jahrbuch (Weimar) 124, pp. 246 48.
1984 Wolfgang Wicht, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, T.S.Eliot, Philologica Pragensia (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 27, pp. 252 54.

Translations:
2001 M.H. Abrams, Zrcadlo a lampa (The Mirror and the Lamp), Prague: Triáda, 383 pp. (with an afterword). A part of chapter 3 published in Svet literatury (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 5.9 (1995).
1991 Lord Byron, Manfréd (Manfred), Prague: Lyra Pragensis, 142 pp. (with an afterword).
1991 Jacques Derrida, "Dopis japonskému príteli" ("Letter to a Japanese Friend"), Svet literatury (Prague, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts) 1.1, pp. 43 45.
1991 Stephen Greenblatt, "Mlcení zlocince" ("The Silence of a Criminal"), Iniciály (Prague) 17-18, pp. 31-35 (with an introduction).

Bibliography:
1989 1993 Co-editor for the Czech Republic:"World Shakespeare Bibliography", Shakespeare Quarterly.
1993 Correspondent for the Czech Republic:"World Shakespeare Bibliography", Shakespeare Quarterly

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LECTURES

2002 Ruins in the New World: Uses of the Past in American Culture, The Benjamin Meaker Lecture, University of Bristol, 10 October
2002 Early Czech Landscape Gardens (a slide lecture), Department of Art History, University of Bristol, 17 October
2002 Illyria, Sicily and Bohemia: Other Spaces, Other Times, or Other Economies, The Winston Churchill Birthday Foundation Lecture, University of Bristol, 22 October
2000 Humanities at Czech Universities after the Velvet Revolution, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, 26 September
2000 Ruins in the New World: Roanoke through Los Angeles, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 11 October, University of California, Berkeley, 17 October
2000 Byron's "Werner": Redrawing Aesthetic, Moral,and Political Boundaries. Otto-Friedrich Universität, Bamberg, 16 February
1999 Byron’s Reputation in Nineteenth Century Bohemia, The Winston Spencer Churchill Lecture, University of Bristol, 11 March
1999 Byronism in Bohemia, a Symposium on ‘The Reception of Byron on the Continent’, School of Advanced Studies, University of London, 12 March
1998 Introductory Address, 24th International Byron Conference. Byron: East and West, Charles University, Prague, 31 August
1997 English Studies at Charles University, Department of English, Australian Defence Forces Academy, Canberra, 23 October
1997 Romantic Revivals, Deakin University, Melbourne, 20 October
1997 Romantic Nationalism in Nineteenth Century Central Europe, The University of Adelaide, Australia, 12 November
1997 Puppets, Players and the Ghost: Mimesis and Simulacrum in ‘Hamlet’ and in Modern Commercial Culture, The University of Adelaide, 17 October, La Trobe University, Melbourne, 22 October
1997 One Page of History: The Inscription of Man on Roman Ruins in Canto IV of ‘Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage’, 23rd International Byron Conference, International Byron Society, Versailles, 28 June
1996 Romantic Revivals: Cultural Translations, Universalism & Nationalism, Second International British Studies Conference, The British Council, Prague, 19 October
1996 "But he was phrenzied": Rousseau's Figures and Text in the Third Canto of Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Conference of the International Byron Society and German Society for English Romanticism, University of Duisburg, Germany, 24 August
1996 Humanities at a Czech University. Department of History, University of California at Berkeley, 15 April
1994 The Limits of the Romantic Self, Childe Harold's Pilgrimage, Mácha's May and Czech Nationalism, Conference of the German Society for English Romanticism, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 6 October
1993 Byron and Romantic Nationalism in Central Europe: the Case of Czechs and Slovaks, Conference of the International Byron Society, University of Nottingham, England, 19 July
1992 Shakespeare and Czech Resistance. University of Adelaide, Flinders University of South Australia, La Trobe University, Melbourne, 25 February, 2 March, 3 March
1992 Czeching the Revolution. University of Adelaide, 21 February
1992 Multiculturalism in Czechoslovakia. University of Adelaide, 8 March
1992 Education and Exchange. Comenius and Samuel Hartlib. International Comenius Conference, Prague 25 March
1992 Utopias of the New World in the Culture of the Early Republic, Prague, International Symposium, Utopías del Nuevo Mundo/Utopias of the New World, Prague, 9 June
1992 "Where is My Home?" Revival Myth and Cultural Boundaries in Nineteenth Century Bohemia, Past and Present Society Conference, Oxford, 26 June
1992 Coleridge's Love Poetry, German Society for English Romanticism Conference, Prague 13 October
1991 Na okraj(i) Gramatologie (Margins of Grammatology). The Prague Structuralist School, its History and Future, Institute for Czech and World Literature (Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences and Arts), Czech Literary Foundation, Charles University, Community of Czech Writers (all Prague). Dobríš, Czech Republic, 30 August.
1991 Privacy in the Modern State, Privacy in Havel's Letters to Olga. Invention of Privacy (a graduate seminar conducted by Stephen Greenblatt and Randolph Starn). Doreen Townsend Center for Research in Humanities, University of California at Berkeley, 7 April
1990 Byronism in the Nineteenth Century Britain and Bohemia: A New Feeling of Life or Dated Ideology?, Romantic Continuities. Biennial Conference of German Society for English Romanticism. Katholische Universität, Eichstätt, Germany, 4 October
1990 Ossian Revived: The Use of MacPherson's Poems and the Function of Ossianism in the Culture of Czech National Revival. Scotland and European Romanticism. Centre for European Romanticism, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 22 March
1990 Repetition with Difference: Romantic Subjectivity and Alternative Views of History. The Varieties of Historicism, University of California Humanities Research Institute, UC Irvine, California, 2 February
1988 Cultural Invention and Cultural Awareness: Translational Activities and Romantic Subjectivity in the Culture of Czech National Revival. Beyond Translation. University of Warwick. British Comparative Literature Association, Coventry, England, 10 July
1986 "The Sombre Spirit of Our Forefathers": History and Colonial Myth in Hawthorne's Tales and Sketches. EAAS Biennial Conference, Budapest University, Hungary, 26 March

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