dr Marlena Marciniak

Position: Assistant Professor

Office: Collegium Maius, room 111

Office hours: Monday 8:30-9:00, Tuesday 15:00-16:00

Phone number: 775415 911

E-mail: marciniakm@uni.opole.pl

 

Education 

Opole University, Institute of English, MA in English Studies (literature), 2005.

Opole University, Faculty of Philology, Doctoral Studies, 2006-2011.

Opole University, Faculty of Philology, PhD in Literature, 2011.

 

Teaching experience

·        Research-and-teaching assistant at  Institute of Neophilology, The School of Higher Vocational Education in Nysa (2005-11)

·        Participation in Staff Training Mobility Programme in the framework of the Erasmus Lifelong Learning Programme (August-September 2007) London, UK

·        Teacher at Institute of East Slavic Studies, Opole University (2007-2008)

·        Research-and-teaching assistant at Institute of English Studies, Opole University (2008-2011)

·        Assistant Professor at Institute of English Studies, Opole University, (2011- present)

 

Research interests

·        Nineteenth-century British literature

·        Victorian culture

·        Gender studies

·        Masculinity studies

 

Books

Marciniak, Marlena. Towards a New Type of Masculinity: The Ideal of Gentlemanly Masculinity in Victorian Prose. Opole: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Opolskiego, 2015.

 

Articles and Book Chapters

“Negotiating Victorian Masculinity: The Question of Male Identity in Two Late-Victorian Ghost Stories of the Same Title, The Open Door.” From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria: Readings in 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture. Vol. 5. Eds. Grażyna Bystydzieńska and Emma Harris. Warszawa: Uniwersytet Warszawski, 2016. pp. 285-294.

“Manliness, Morality and Ghosts in Victorian Tales of the Supernatural.” The Outlandish, Uncanny, Bizarre: Culture Literature Philosophy. Eds. Ryszard W. Wolny and Stankomir Nicieja. Wrocław: Wydawnictwo Wyższej Szkoły Filologicznej we Wrocławiu, 2016. pp. 239-249.

“The Strange Case of Mr. Paul Ferroll, a Gentleman and Murderer: The Victorian Vision of Gentlemanliness Revised.” Visions and Revisions: Studies in Literature and Culture. Eds. Grzegorz Czmiel, Justyna Galant, Anna Kędra-Kardela, Aleksandra Kędzierska, Marta Komsta. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2015. pp. 133-140.

“Business, Money and the English Gentleman in Victorian Novel.” Money, Banks and Business in British and American Literature, Culture and Language. Warszawa: Wydawnictwo CeDeWu, 2015. pp. 41-54.

“Blue-blooded or White-collared? Gradual Democratization of the Concept of Gentlemanliness in Selected Examples of Victorian Fiction.” BAS British and American Studies. Ed. Hortensia Parlog. Vol. 21. Timisoara: The Department of English Language and Literature, University of Timisoara, 2015. pp. 61-69. ONLINE http://www.litere.uvt.ro/publicatii/BAS/pdf/contents/contents_no21.pdf

“‘A man’s real character will always be more visible in his household than anywhere else’ – Gentlemanliness and Domestic Violence in the Mid-Victorian Novel.” Anglo Saxonica. Ed. Teresa Malafaia. Vol. 3, No. 9. Lisbon: University of Lisbon Centre for English Studies (ULICES), 2015. pp. 123-140. ONLINE http://www.ulices.org/images/site/publicacoes/anglo-saxonica/ASaxoIII-N9-2.pdf

“New Man: Nicholas Nickleby as an Example of the Changing Notions of Victorian Masculinity.” Reflections on / of Dickens. Eds. Ewa Kujawska-Lis and Anna Krawczyk-Łaskarzewska. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. pp. 104-112.

“The Victorian Male Nurse: Representations of Caregiving Men in Nicholas Nickleby and John Halifax, Gentleman.” From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria: Readings in 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture. Vol. 4. Eds. Grażyna Bystydzieńska and Emma Harris. Warszawa: Uniwersytet Warszawski OSB, 2014. pp. 325-333.

“Compassionate Enemies, Noble Competitors and the Victorian Concept of Gentlemanly Rivalry as Depicted in Nicholas Nickleby, Evan Harrington and Can You Forgive Her?“. International English Studies Journal Studia Anglica Resoviensia. Vol. 10. Rzeszów, 2013. pp. 115-125.

“The Angel’s Husband: Changing Attitudes Towards Married Life in George Eliot’s Middlemarch.” From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria: Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture. Vol. 2. Eds. Grażyna Bystydzieńska and Emma Harris. Warszawa: Uniwersytet Warszawski OSB, 2010. pp. 323-334.

“Truthfulness, Integrity and Goodness – the Essence of Manly Character as Conceptualised by Samuel Smiles in Self-Help and Character.” From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria: Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture. Vol. 1. Eds. Grażyna Bystydzieńska and Emma Harris. Warszawa: Uniwersytet Warszawski OSB, 2009. pp. 327-336.

“The Importance of Being a Good Father: The Victorian Concept of Fatherhood in The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy”. PASE Papers 2008: Studies in Culture and Literature. Vol. 2. Eds. Ewa Cichoń, Ewa Kłębowska-Ławniczak. Wrocław: Oficyna Wydawnicza Atut, 2009. pp. 113-120.

“Feminine Masculinity: The English Gentleman as a Typical Example of the Victorian Model of Masculinity.” PASE Papers 2007: Studies in Culture and Literature. Vol. 2. Eds. Wojciech Kalaga, Marzena Kubisz, Jacek Mydla. Katowice: Para, 2007. pp. 103-113. [under the name Gocyła, Marlena]

“Captains of Industry of Captains of Idleness? The Study of the First Commercial and Industrial Class in Victorian England.” Community and Nearness: Readings in English and American Literature and Culture. Eds. Ilona Dobosiewicz, Jacek Gutorow. Opole: Uniwersytet Opolski, 2007, pp. 33-45. [under the name Gocyła, Marlena]

“Woman in the bush: The Australian Model of Femininity as Exemplified by Henry Lawson’s “The Drover’s Wife.” Zeszyty Wszechnicy Świętokrzyskiej. No. 1/23. Ed. Ryszard Wolny. Kielce: Wszechnica Świętokrzyska, 2006. pp. 105-112. [under the name Gocyła, Marlena]

 

Reviews

“Ilona Dobosiewicz. 2016. Borderland: Jewishness and Gender in the Works of Amy Levy.”  Explorations: A Journal of Language and Literature. Vol. 4. Opole, 2016. pp. 124-126.

“Agnieszka Setecka. 2013. Vanishing Realities: Social Significance of Material Culture in Victorian Novelistic Discourse.” Explorations: A Journal of Language and Literature. Vol. 1. Opole, 2013. pp. 170-173. ONLINE
http://www.explorations.uni.opole.pl/biblioteka/docs/Volume%201/MarciniakMarlena_Review_Vol1_Literature.pdf

“Magdalena Ożarska. 2013. Two Women Writers and Their Italian Tours: Mary Shelley’s Rambles in Germany and Italy 1840, 1842 and 1843 and Łucja Rautenstrauchowa’s In and Beyond the Alps.” Explorations: A Journal of Language and Literature. Vol. 2. Opole, 2014. pp. 59-61. ONLINE http://www.explorations.uni.opole.pl/biblioteka/docs/Volume%202/MarciniakMarlenaReview_Vol2.pdf

“Katarzyna Więckowska. 2014. Spectres of Men: Masculinity, Crisis and British Literature.” Explorations: A Journal of Language and Literature. Vol. 3. Opole, 2015. pp. 91-93. ONLINE http://www.explorations.uni.opole.pl/biblioteka/docs/Volume%203/Review_MarlenaMarciniak_Final.pdf

 

Presentations at international conferences 

Conference: “From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria” 23-25.09.2015. Warszawa (Warsaw University): “Negotiating Victorian Masculinity: The Question of Male Identity in Two Late-Victorian Ghost Stories of the Same Title ‘The Open Door.’”

Conference: “Sensational Men: Victorian Masculinity in Sensation Fiction, Theatre and the Arts” 18.04.2015. Falmouth, England (Falmouth University): “Hybrid Masculinity: Between Gentlemanliness and Psychopathy in Caroline Clive’s Sensation Novel Paul Ferroll.”

23rd PASE Conference “Visions and Revisions” 7-9. 04. 2014. Lublin (Maria Curie-Skłodowska University): “The Strange Case of Mr. Paul Ferroll, a Gentleman and Murderer: The Victorian Vision of Gentlemanliness Revised.”

12th ESSE Conference 2014. 29.08 – 2.09. 2014. Koszyce, Slovakia (Pavol Jozef Šafárik University): “Blue-Blooded or White-Collar? Gradual Democratization of the Concept of Gentlemanliness in Selected Examples of Victorian Fiction.”

Conference: “The Outlandish, Uncanny, and Bizarre in Literatures and Cultures.” 29-30.09.2014 Opole (Opole University): “Manliness, Morality and Ghosts in Victorian Tales of the Supernatural.”

Conference: “Victorians Like Us. The Household: Power, Policies, Practices.” 26-29.11.2014. 2nd International Conference. Lisbon, Portugal, (University of Lisbon): “‘A man’s real character will always be more visible in his household than anywhere else’ – Gentlemanliness and Domestic Violence in the Mid-Victorian Novel.”

Conference: “From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria.” 11-13.04.2013. Warszawa. (Warsaw University): “The Victorian Male Nurse: Literary Representations of Caregiving Men in Nicholas Nickleby and John Halifax, Gentleman.”

Conference: “Reflections on/of Dickens” 11-13.04. 2013. Olsztyn (University of Warmia and Mazury): “New Man – Nicholas Nickleby as an Example of the Changing Notions of Victorian Masculinity.”

Conference: “From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria” 21-23.10. 2009. Warszawa (Warsaw University): “The Angel’s Husband: Changing Attitudes Towards Married Life in George Eliot’s Middlemarch.”

17th PASE Conference 7-9.04. 2008. Wrocław (University of Wrocław): “The Importance of Being a Good Father: The Victorian Concept of Fatherhood in The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy.”

Conference: “From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria” 17-19.10. 2007. Warszawa (Warsaw University): “Truthfulness, Integrity and Goodness – the Essence of Manly Character as Conceptualised by Samuel Smiles in Self-Help and Character.”

16th PASE Conference 19-21.04. 2007, Szczyrk (University of Silesia): “Feminine Masculinity: The English Gentleman as a Typical Example of the Victorian Model of Masculinity.”

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