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dr Przemysław Uściński


British literature

assistant professor

Room number: 337

Phone: +48 (22) 5531415

email: przemek.u@hotmail.com

  Office hours: Winter semester 2019/2020
Thursday 11.30-13.00
dr Przemysław Uściński

Degrees

MA, University of Warsaw, 2009

PhD, University of Warsaw, 2015


Research interests and projects

  • British literature and culture of the 18th century;
  • literature and philosophy of the Enlightenment;
  • the history of the novel;
  • humour, parody and satire in British literature;
  • literary theory and cultural studies.  


Selected publications

Books

Bystydzieńska, G. & Harris, E. (Eds.). (2018). From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture. Vol. 6. . Warszawa: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego.

Uściński, P. (2016). Parody, Scriblerian Wit and the Rise of the Novel. Parodic Textuality from Pope to Sterne. . Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Bystydzieńska, G. & Harris, E. (Eds.). (2016). From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British Literature and Culture. Vol. 5. . Warszawa: Uniwersytet Warszawski, Instytut Anglistyki - Pracownia "Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich".

Bystydzieńska, G. (Ed.). (2016). Things and Images in 18th and 19th century British Literature and Culture. . Warsaw: Pracownia "Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich" Instytut Anglistyki UW.

Chapters

Uściński, P. (2018). The Dunciad by Alexander Pope: The Literary Topography of Eighteenth-Century London. In J. Tambling (Ed.). The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Urban Literary Studies. (pp. ). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan.

Uściński, P. (2018). Pope's 'Solid Pudding', Swift's 'Proposal', and the Poor: Poverty in Scriblerian Texts. In G. Bystydzieńska & E. Harris (Eds.). From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th Century British Literature and Culture. Vol. 6. (pp. 313-326). Warszawa: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego.

Uściński, P. (2017). Chains, Castles, Gothic Terror(s) and Blake's Urizen. In G. Bystydzieńska (Ed.). Gothic, Sensation, Detection. (pp. 13-28). Warszawa: Pracownia "Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich" Instytut Anglistyki UW.

Uściński, P. W. (2014). Borderlines/Ornaments in Eighteenth-Century Classical Discourse. In S. Masłoń & A. Pantuchowicz (Eds.). Reciprocities: Essays in Honour of Professor Tadeusz Rachwał. (pp. 87-105). Katowice: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego.

Uściński, P. W. (2014). 'This unpolish'd, rugged verse': Epistemology in the Poetic Discourse of the Restoration. In A. Walczuk & W. Witalisz (Eds.). Old Challenges and New Horizons in English and American Studies. (pp. 49-57). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang - International Academic Publishers.

Uściński, P. W. (2014). The Mock(ing) Theatre: Parody in John Gay's Achilles and Henry Fielding's Tom Thumb. In G. Bystydzieńska & E. Harris (Eds.). From Queen Anne to Queen Victoria. Readings in 18th and 19th century British literature and culture. Vol. 4. (pp. 511-520). Warszawa: Uniwersytet Warszawski, Ośrodek Studiów Brytyjskich.

Uściński, P. W. (2013). Unmasking Evil through Parody: Jonathan Swift’s Politics of Exposure. In A. Ciuk , S. Nicieja & R. Wolny (Eds.). Evil and Ugliness across Literatures and Cultures. (pp. ). Opole: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Opolskiego.

Uściński, P. W. (2013). Forbidden Territories: the Sexual and the Social in Allan Hollinghurst’s Novel The Line of Beauty. In J. Fabiszak , E. Urbaniak-Rybicka & B. Wolski (Eds.). Crossroads in Literature and Culture. (pp. ). Berlin Heidelberg: Springer.

Articles

Uściński, P. W. (2015). Circles of Deceit. The (Illusive) Sameness in Alexander Pope's "Essay on Man" and "The Dunciad". The New Review : an International Journal of British Studies, 5, (pp. 139-154).

Uściński, P. W. (2014). Liberty and Abuse: The Notion of 'Conscience' in the Selected Writings of Jonathan Swift, John Locke and Laurence Sterne. The New Review : an International Journal of British Studies, 4, (pp. 117-128).

Older publications can be found on the complete list in PBN