Antonija Primorac

Antonija Primorac is an Associate Professor and Head of English Department at the University of Rijeka, Croatia. She has been a Management Committee member of the COST Action Distant Reading for European Literary History, within which she has led the Working Group ‘Literary Theory and History’. Antonija is the author of Neo-Victorianism on Screen: Postfeminism and Contemporary Adaptations of Victorian Women (Palgrave Macmillan 2018) and co-editor of the 2015 special issue of Neo-Victorian Studies entitled Neo-Victorianism and Globalisation: Transnational Dissemination of Nineteenth-Century Cultural Texts. She has published on gender, race, and imperialism in contemporary adaptations of nineteenth-century literature, on neo-Victorianism, postcolonial literature, Canadian studies, feminist theory, and literature in translation. She has been a recipient of several research awards, including fellowships at UCL’s SSEES and the Institute of English Studies, University of London, a Fulbright Scholarship at NYU, and a Chevening Scholarship at the University of Oxford.


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