Walz Marie

Walz Marie Emilie

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email : MarieEmilie.Walz@unil.ch
Personal page : http://www.unil.ch/angl/marieemiliewalz

Faculté des lettres

Section d'anglais
Position(s): Première assistante

Section d'anglais
Quartier UNIL-Chamberonne
Bâtiment Anthropole 5119
CH - 1015 Lausanne
Phone: 021 692 44 79

Marie Emilie Walz

Academic honors

Prix de Faculté: Maîtrise ès lettres 2012


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Marie Walz is Junior Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Comparative Gender Studies. She specialises in cross-period comparative studies and feminist rewritings of medieval and early modern literature, with a focus on allegory, fairy tales, fantasy, and speculative fiction. Her PhD thesis, entitled "Reading Spells Backwards: Allegories of Violence and Love in Edmund Spenser’s and Angela Carter’s Fairy-Tale and Speculative Fiction", offers a comparative study between Edmund Spenser's allegorical poem and Angela Carter's fairy-tale rewritings and speculative novels. Her post-doc project will center on contemporary feminist authors of fairy tales, fantasy, and speculative fiction, including Angela Carter, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Neil Gaiman.

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