dr. G. Bruna (Giulia)
Docent - Departement Moderne talen en culturen
Postdoc - Departement Moderne talen en culturen
Postdoc - Radboud Institute for Culture and History
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Giulia Bruna (MA, PhD) is Postdoctoral Fellow at Radboud University in Nijmegen, in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures and Radboud Institute for Culture and History. Her current project, “European Local Colour Fiction in Transnational Contexts, 1830-1914”, is funded by the Dutch research council NWO. Her research is part of the wider project “Redefining the Region: The Transnational Dimensions of Local-Colour” (P.I. Prof. Marguérite Corporaal). She is also a Research Associate of the University College Dublin (UCD) Humanities Institute in Ireland.
She holds an MA and PhD from the School of English, Drama and Film at UCD and a Laurea Magistralis in Modern Languages and Literatures (English and French) from the University of Turin, Italy.
Her research interests include 19th- and 20th-century Irish literature, travel writing studies, and print and periodical culture studies. Her first monograph-- J.M. Synge and Travel Writing of the Irish Revival--was published by Syracuse University Press in 2017. Her work on Synge, the Irish Revival, Irish periodical culture, and Revival travel writing has appeared in various peer-reviewed journals and collections such as Irish Studies Review, The Journal of Modern Periodical Studies, Studies in Travel Writing, Studi Irlandesi, Global Literary Journalism.
In Ireland, she lectured for six years in the UCD School of English, Drama and Film and at the UCD Writing Centre, teaching a variety of modules in literary studies and academic writing.
At UCD, she also worked on collaborative multimedia projects such as the event and exhibition “Revival to Revolution: The Literary Career of Thomas MacDonagh” (2015). The project, funded by the Irish Research Council, comprised an interdisciplinary symposium on writer and revolutionary Thomas MacDonagh, the screening of a 1966 RTÉ commemorative documentary on the Easter Rising, and a multimedia exhibition on MacDonagh with items held in UCD Library Special Collections.
- Bruna, Giulia. “Ian Maclaren’s Scottish Local-Colour Fiction in Transnational Contexts: Networks of Reception, Circulation, and Translation in the United States and Europe.” Translation and Literature, Vol. 30, n. 3 (November 2021): 307-331: https://doi.org/10.3366/tal.2021.0479. Volledige tekst
- Bruna, Giulia. “Periodical Insurrections: Revival, Modernism, and the Irish Review.” Journal of Modern Periodical Studies. Vol. 10, n. 1–2 (2019): 129-156. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5325/jmodeperistud.10.1-2.0129
- Bruna, Giulia. J.M. Synge and Travel Writing of the Irish Revival. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 2017 (256 pages, 10 black-and-white illustrations, notes, bibliography, index, https://press.syr.edu/supressbooks/249/j-m-synge-and-travel-writing-of-the-irish-revival/)
- Bruna, Giulia. “The Irish Revival En Route: The Travel Writing of William Bulfin and Robert Lynd.” Studies in Travel Writing. Special Issue ‘Irish Travel Writers’. Eds. Éadaoin Agnew and Raphaël Ingelbien. Vol. 20, n. 2. (June 2016): 42-55. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13645145.2016.1168548
- 2020 - 2023 "European Local Colour Fiction in Transnational Contexts, 1830-1914" --- Funded by the Dutch research council NWO, this project is part of the wider project “Redefining the Region: The Transnational Dimensions of Local-Colour” (P.I. Prof. Marguérite Corporaal). "European Local Colour Fiction in Transnational Contexts" examines the reception and circulation of a number of British, Irish, French, and Italian local color fiction texts throughout Europe, looking at their translation history, reviews in European periodicals, and writers’ transnational networks and travelling experiences in Europe. Meer informatie