Institute of English Studies University of Warsaw

Klaudia Łączyńska

Title: Associate Professor

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  • M.A., University of Warsaw, 2000
  • Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 2005
  • Associate Professor, University of Warsaw, 2017

Research interests:

  • Renaissance literature and culture
  • Poetry and Drama in the 17th century
  • Philosophy of language and views on rhetoric in the 17th century
  • Metaphysical Poets
  • Literature and culture of the Interregnum and Restoration
  • Andrew Marvell’s life and literary work
  • Literary theories of the 20th and 21st century

Selected publications:

  • Łączyńska, K. (2012). "Pruning God’s Garden: George Herbert and the Art of Rhetoric", Studia Bobolanum, 4, 157–165.
  • Łączyńska, K. (2011). "Poetry or the Swift Messenger: Herbert’s Divine Cryptography", in G. Bystydzieńska (Ed.), The New Review: An International Journal of English Studies. Approaches to Literature vol. 3 (pp. 17–26). Glasgow.
  • Łączyńska, K. (2010). "Ogrody zmysłów i ogrody duszy. Andrew Marvella poetyckie wizje ogrodu", in S. Żerańska-Kominek (Ed.), Muzyka w ogrodzie, ogród w muzyce (pp. 275–290). Gdańsk: Słowo/Obraz terytoria.
  • Łączyńska, K. (2010). "A Spectacle of Blood: Art of Suffering in Andrew Marvell’s The Unfortunate Lover", in M. Coghen, Z. Mazur, and B. Piątek (Eds.), Ambiguity and the Search for Meaning: English and American Studies at the Beginning of the 21st Century, Volume 1: Literature (pp. 109–118). Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego.
  • Łączyńska, K. (2010). "Cutting the Names of Nature in the Trees: Andrew Marvell’s The Garden and the Seventeenth-Century Views on Nature", Acta Philologica, 37, 52–58.
  • Łączyńska, K. (2008). "Maska na dworze Jakuba I – wyrafinowane widowisko teatralne czy propaganda?" in J. Olko (Ed.), Obrzęd, teatr, ceremoniał w dawnych kulturach (pp. 269–274). Warszawa: DiG.
  • Łączyńska, K. (2008). "Away Into the Infinity and Back Again: The Construction of Space in Andrew Marvell’s Upon Appleton House", in G. Sambras (Ed.), New Perspectives on Andrew Marvell (pp. 11–25). Remis: EPURE.
  • Łączyńska, K. (2008). "Chameleon in the Grass: Andrew Marvell’s Figure of the Mower in the Microcosm of the Meadow", in G. Bystydzieńska (Ed.), The New Review: An International Journal of English Studies, Vol. 2, Approaches to Literature (pp. 61–69). Glasgow.
  • Łączyńska, K. (2005). "Bizarre Pictures, Optics and an Enchanted Eye: Visual elements in Andrew Marvell’s Upon Appleton House", in G. Bystydzieńska, E. Harris and P. Lyons (Eds.), PASE Papers in Literature, Language and Culture (pp. 209–217). Warszawa: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego.
  • Łączyńska, K. (2004). "The World of Marvels. Upon Appleton House and Marvell’s realisation of order in the (e)state of flux", Approaches to Literature, 3, 15–24.
  • Łączyńska, K. (2004). "Herbert Methodised: John Wesley’s Imitation of George Herbert’s The Collar" in A. Kędzierska, L. Kolek and A. Kędra-Kardela (Eds.), Perspectives on literature and culture (pp. 179-185). Lublin: Wydawnictwo UMCS.