Research

 

Adriaen Coorte_Three Medlars and a Butterfly

Adriaen Coorte, Three Medlars and a Butterfly, 1705.

 

Research interests (in no particular order):

Literatures in English: Canadian, Antipodean (i.e. Australian, Tasmanian, and New Zealand), British, Irish, American, South African

Imagetexts/Iconotexts

Neo-Victorian literature and culture

Toys, dolls, machines, and literary practices

Material culture and art / Thing Theory/ Object Oriented Ontology

Animal Studies and Critical Plant Theory

Ecocriticism/Literature and the Anthropocene

Age and the body in literature and art

 

Membership in Associations: ESSE (European Association for the Study of English), CACLALS (Canadian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies)

Most recent publications:

Šlapkauskaitė, R. 2017. Of Motion and Emotion: The Mechanics of Endurance in Peter Carey’s The Chemistry of Tears. In Anglica: An International Journal of English Studies, 26/1, pages 101-118, University of Warsaw. http://www.anglica.ia.uw.edu.pl/images/pdf/26-1-articles/Anglica_26-1_RSlapkauskaite_101-118.pdf

Šlapkauskaitė, R. 2016. Reciprocity and Re-enchantment in Charles Simic’s Dime Store Alchemy. The Art of Joseph Cornell. In Human in Literature and Culture: Interdisciplinary Perspective. Comparative Studies Vol. VII (3), pages 167-179.

Šlapkauskaitė, R. 2015. Et in Arcadia Ego: Memory, Mystery, and Mourning in J.L. Carr’s A Month in the Country. In Re-Imagining the First World War: New Perspectives in Anglophone Literature and Culture. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Šlapkauskaitė, R. 2014. Intermedial Translation: The Gyrating Gaze in David Dabydeen’s Turner. In European Journal of English Studies, Volume: 18, Issue: 03, pages 316 – 329, December.

Šlapkauskaitė, R. 2012. ‘An Oscilloscopic Machine’: the Lens, the Image and the Canvas in Michael Ondaatje’s Running in the Family. Otherness: Essays and Studies, 3.1

Šlapkauskaitė, R. 2012. The Social, the Spectral and the Specular in Michael Ondaatje’s Running in the Family. In Rudaityte, R. (ed.) Literature and Society. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Šlapkauskaitė, R. 2012. Kūno apylankos Rohintono Mistry apsakyme Plaukimo pamokos. Oikos, Nr. 1 (13).

Šlapkauskaitė, R. 2011. Story of Identity, Identity of Story: Hiromi Goto’s Chorus of Mushrooms. In Sojka, Eugenia and Tomasz Sikora (eds.) Embracing Otherness. Canadian Minority Discourses in Transcultural Perspectives. Torun: Wydanwnictvo Adam Marszalek.

Šlapkauskaitė, R. 2011. Bears, Bodies, and Boundaries: Douglas Glover’s Elle: a novel. In Habegger-Conti, Jena (ed.) Transnational Literature, Vol. 4 no. 1.

Some of my publications may be accessed online: https://vu-lt.academia.edu/RutaSlapkauskaite


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