Stoyan Tchaprazov

Associate Teaching Professor [ENGL]

Contact

Dept:English
Office:243 Ross
527 Farm House Ln.
Ames IA
50011-1054
Phone:515-294-2180

Office Hours: MW 10:50-11:50, 1:10-2; F 10:50-11:50; and by appointment

Bio

Courses I am Teaching

ENGL 250

Degrees

PhD, English Literature, University of Minnesota
MA, English Literature, Emporia State University
BA, Journalism and Mass Communication, American University in Bulgaria

Research Areas

19th-century British Literature and Culture, Balkan Literature

Recent Publications

“The Bulgarians of Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man.” SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies 31 (2011): 71-88.

“A Virtuous Nurse and a Pícara: Mary Seacole’s Self-Characterization in Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands,” in Before Windrush: Recovering a Black and Asian Literary Heritage within Britain, 1750-1948. Eds. Pallavi Rastogi and Jocelyn Stitt. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholarly Press, 2008. 72-88.

“The British Empire Revisited Through the Lens of the Eastern Question.” Special Issue of Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (RaVoN) 48 2007. Eds, Julia Wright and Lauren Goodlad. Refereed. 23 paragraphs. http://www.erudit.org/revue/ravon/2007/v/n48/017443ar.html

Current Research

“Imagining Europe: Two Nineteenth-Century Bulgarian Perspectives.” This article focuses on two nineteenth-century Balkan texts: Dobri Voinikov’s The Misunderstood Civilization (1871) and Aleko Konstantinov’s Bai Ganyo (1894). Under review in Nineteenth-Century Contexts.