Mariya Chokova

Mariya Chokova

Graduate Tutor
Ph.D. candidate, Romance Languages & Literatures
(on leave 2019-2020)

Dissertation titleDisobedient Women: Transgressive Sexuality and the Search for Female Autonomy in the Writing of Judith Teixeira, Renée Vivien and Sibilla Aleramo.

Research methods:
Interdisciplinary (strongly drawing on feminist literary theory and literary history) 

Areas of interest:
Women's writing in a transnational perspective; international lesbian writing; questions of censorship; anti-totalitarian dissident writing; confessional writing; literary history; moral philosophy and ideals of justice in literature.

Additional information:
Languages spoken: Bulgarian, Russian, Serbian, Portuguese, French, Spanish, Italian


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