Helena Znojemská

Helena Znojemská, PhD

  • e-mail: helena.znojemska (at) ff.cuni.cz
  • office: room 110 (Faculty of Arts, nám. Jana Palacha 2)
  • office hours: by e-mail appointment

Senior lecturer in English mediaeval and Renaissance literature and British studies. Her research interests focus on Old English poetry and on historical narrative from Old to Middle English period. She has published articles on Old English poetry and religious literature in Litteraria Pragensia and Prague Studies in English. She also translates Old English poetry and prose and participated in the activities of the Group for English Mediaeval Studies, Modern Language Association of Prague. Her translations appeared in Antologie nejstarší anglické poezie a prózy (700-1100) – Jako když dvoranou proletí pták edited by Jan Čermák (Triáda 2009).

Selected recent publications

“Woman against the World: Two Medieval English Lives of St Juliana.” Writing (about) Women in Medieval England. MuniPress, 2020.

“Sex v anglické středověké lyrice.” Hranice smíchu: Komika a vážnost ve středověké Evropě. Eds. Vojtěch Bažant and Martin Šorm. Nakladatelství Lidové noviny, 2019.

Freond ic gemete wið: Perspectives on Medieval Britain; Language, Literature, Society. Eds. Helena Filipová, Michaela Hejná and Helena Znojemská. Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2013.

“Formal Innovation and (Re)Invention of the Past in the Old English Battle of Brunanburh and Tennyson’s Version of the Poem.” Tis to Create & in Creating Live. Essays in Honour of Martin Procházka. Eds. Ondřej Pilný and Mirka Horová. CUFA Press, 2013.

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