Petronia Petrar


Petronia Petrar is a lecturer with the English Department of the Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Her research interests include twentieth century and contemporary fiction, the Scottish novel, and narrative ethics. She has published papers on the modernist, postmodernist and the contemporary novel, and she has edited several collections of essays, including a special issue of the journal American, British and Canadian Studies on “World and Nation: Tropes of Representation in Contemporary Scottish Writing.” She is the director of the Centre for the Study of the Modern Anglophone Novel, affiliated with her home university. She is the author of Spatial Representations in Contemporary British Fiction (2012), and, with Carmen-Veronica Borbély, of Our Heteromorphic Future: Encoding the Posthuman in Contemporary British Fiction (2014).