Dr Zsuzsanna Varga

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United Kingdom
University of Glasgow
Central and East European Studies
English, Hungarian, Portuguese, German
Teaching areas: 

 Central European literature, Hungarian literature, Central European film, CEU history and cultural history

Research areas: 

 Book history, printing history, reception studies, travel writing


 Regular attendance at MLA conventions; regular attendance at the ICLA conferences;  membership of AHEA



2006 Nineteenth Century Novels of Glasgow University Special Collections. (http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/novels/index.html).Website design and content creation.


2008 ‘The bibliography of Hungarian Travel Writing.’East Looks West: the Bibliography of East European Travel Writing. Budapest: CEU Press.

 Edited volumes 

2007. Skót bárdok, magyar költők. Hétszáz év skót költőinek antológiája/ Scottish Bards and Hungarian Poets: an Anthology of Sevenhundred Years of Scottish Poetry. Budapest: Ráció, 2007. (In Hungarian)

2005.At the End of the Broken Bridge: An Anthology of Contemporary Hungarian Poetry. Budapest: Parnasszus and Manchester: Carcanet, 2005. (Bilingual)

Cencrastus: Contemporary Hungarian Literature inTranslation. August, 2005. (special issue; in English )

2001.Babel Guide to Hungarian Literature in English Translation. London: Boulevard Books, 2001. (In English)







Articles and chapters


 2014‘Printing in Hungary.’ Printing in Europe – theatralia, musicalia & Orientalia: a handbook of the history of printing in Europe and the Mediterranean (Vienna: Don Juan Archiv, 2014)





2012  ‘Teaching Hungary: Teaching Hungarian studies at Glasgow University.’ Whack fol the dah: Writings for Ferenc Takács on his 65th birthday. (Eds. Ákos Farkas, Zsuzsanna Simonkay and Vesztergom Janina)  Budapest: Department of English Studies School of English and American Studies Faculty of Humanities, Loránd Eötvös University, 2013, pp. 487-492.

2012‘Digital libraries and area studies: building a portal for Travel Writing Studies.’InUser Studies for Digital Library Development, edited by Milena Dobreva, Andy O'Dwyer and Pierluigi Feliciati. London: Facet, 2012. pp. 167-177.

2011 ’An unusually cosmopolitan outlook: Margaret Oliphant revisits domesticity’ Exchanges and Correspondence: The Constructions of Feminism’ ed. by Claudette Fillard and F.Orazi, published by Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011., pp. 236-249.

2008“‘There is nothing so well established in history, that a woman does so well as to reign:’ Margaret Oliphant theorises female sovereignty.” Published by the Taiwanese peer-reviewed periodical Fiction and Drama, pp. 77-90.

2007 ‘Stephanie Wolfe Murray and Canongate.’History of the Book in Scotland, volume 4. (ed. David Finkelstein) Edinburgh: EUP, pp. 273-275.