Regina Rudaitytė is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Vilnius University, Lithuania. She holds an MA in English from Vilnius University and an MA in the Novel from the University of East Anglia, UK. She received her PhD in American Literature from Moscow M. Lomonosov University. She is Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Philology and former Chair of the Department of Literary History and Theory at Vilnius University, and a national representative on the ESSE board. She has published widely on contemporary British fiction, women’s writing, literary translation and is the author of The Metamorphosis of Character in Postmodern Fiction (Vilnius University Press, 2000) and An Outline of Contemporary British Fiction (2006). She edited the volume Postmodernism and After: Visions and Revisions (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008).