Stoyan Tchaprazov


Office:243 Ross
527 Farm House Ln.
Ames IA


Courses I am Teaching

ENGL 201, 226, 389, and 302


  • 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

“Where the Bridge Crumbles: The Othering of the “Gypsies” in Ivo Andrić’s The Bridge on the Drina.” SEEJ, 65.2, (2021): 354-368. 
“Imagining Europe: Two Nineteenth-Century Bulgarian Perspectives.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts: An Interdisciplinary Journal 40.3 (2018): 281-293.
“The Slovaks and Gypsies of Bram Stoker’s Dracula: Vampires in Human Flesh.” English Literature in Transition 1880-1920 (ELT) 58.4 (2015): 522-535.

Current Research

“On Translating Bernard Shaw’s Arms and The Man,” Invited, SHAW Studies, Summer 2022.
“Voices from the Road: George Borrow’s “Gypsies” in Lavengro and The Romany Rye.”