Petra Johana Poncarová

Petra Johana Poncarová

Academic assistant and researcher (KREAS). Her research focuses on Scottish literature and culture, especially on modern writing in Scottish Gaelic (Derick Thomson, Sorley MacLean, Tormod Caimbeul, Ruaraidh Erskine of Mar). Her essays on modern Gaelic literature have appeared in various collective monographs, in Studies in Scottish Literature and in Litteraria Pragensia. She has co-edited two issues of Litteraria Pragensia: Cultural Exchanges in Scottish Literature (with Martin Procházka, 2017) and Irish-Language and Scottish Gaelic Literatures: A Global Context (with Radvan Markus, 2018). She has participated in conferences in Scotland, Canada, Poland, Germany, and France. Full research profile on Academia.edu.


Recently enjoyed:

Penelope Lively: Life in the Garden

Algernon Blackwood: Willows

Hilary Mantel: Wolf Hall & Bring up the Bodies

James Shapiro: A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599

Andrew Caldecott: Rotherweird

M. R. James: Collected Ghost Stories

Eleanor Catton: The Luminaries





On Wednesday 10 October, my office hours are cancelled due to participation at a university fair abroad.