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Meet our Authors: Aleksandra Piasecka - August 2015

Aleksandra Piasecka, PhD, is sworn translator of English and a graduate from the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland, where she obtained her Master’s degrees in Art History and English Philology and her PhD in Literary Studies. She has received scholarships from the Polish Ministry of Education, the BMW Stiftung Herbert Quandt, and DAAD, in addition to having participated in the Erasmus Programme in Rome, Italy, and a two-semester student exchange in Konstanz, Germany.

Her publications include “From an Uninvolved Flâneur to a Lonely Prisoner: The Impressionistic Roots of Arthur Symons’ Conception of a Poet and its Evolution” in Literary Liaisons: Text-Culture-Society, and “Two Lessons in Reading the Picture: John Ruskin vs. Roger Fry” in Exploring Visual Literacy Inside, Outside and through the Frame.

Under Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Aleksandra has authored Towards Creative Imagination in Victorian Literature, which Professor Zofia Kolbuszewska of the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin describes as “meticulous” and a “must-read”. Aleksandra describes the experience of publishing her first book with Cambridge Scholars:

Once I opened the package from Cambridge Scholars Publishing and saw my book, so carefully and beautifully printed, I knew that choosing this press was the best idea ever. The whole process leading up to that unforgettable moment far exceeded my expectations, as it turned out surprisingly smoothly thanks to their genuinely helpful and professional editors. Their clear remarks and prompt replies, as well as a remarkably short time between the manuscript submission and its publication, all made our cooperation pleasant and effective. If I was going to publish my book again, I would definitely choose Cambridge Scholars. Thank you for the great job done!


As part of the Meet our Authors campaign, we are offering our readers a 50% discount on Towards Creative Imagination in Victorian Literature. To redeem your discount, please enter the promotional code MOAAUG15 during checkout. Please note that this is a time-limited offer that will expire on 14th September 2015.


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