Doc. PhDr. Petr Chalupský, Ph.D.

Is Associate Professor and the Head of the Department of English Language and Literature at the Faculty of Education, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, where he teaches English and British Literature, Literary Studies and Literary Theory. Specializing in modern British fiction, his research interests include especially the image of the city and its culture in contemporary British literature. He has published articles in journals and conference proceedings, including international ones, e.g. “Like a Furnace Burning and Turning” – London in Peter Ackroyd’s The Great Fire of London” in World Journal of English Language (Toronto: Sciedu Press, 2013) and “Crime narratives in Peter Ackroyd’s historiographic metafictions” in European Journal of English Studies (London: Routledge, 2010), and contributed to Literary Childhoods: Growing Up in British and American Literature (2008). He is the author of two monographs: The Postmodern City of Dreadful Night: the image of the city in the works of Martin Amis and Ian McEwan (2009) and A Horror and a Beauty: The World of Peter Ackroyd’s London Novels (2016).

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