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Professor Anna Hamling

Comparative Literature

University of New Brunswick

Dr Anna Hamling is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Culture and Media Studies at the University of New Brunswick, Canada. She is the author of four books on the comparative studies of L.N. Tolstoy’s and Miguel de Unamuno’s religious writings: Introducción a un estudio comparativo entre Miguel de Unamuno y León Tolstoi (Madrid, 2001), Tolstoy, Unamuno and Their Religious Essays. An Introduction. The Yearning for True Faith (Saarbrucken, 2010); Религиозные Воззрения Љва Толстого у Mигеля de Унамуно. Попытка опоставления (OCR Bookshelf, 2016); and Poglady Religjne LwaTolstoja i Miguela de Unamuno (Torun, 2017). She has written over 50 diverse articles and encyclopaedia entries covering Spanish and Latin American women writers and artists; dance and music (tango, flamenco and Polish folk dances); icons and shrines of black madonnas; and the concept of non-violence (Tolstoy, Gandhi, Khan and Menchu). Her research interests include Peninsular, Latin American, Russian and Polish literature and culture. She speaks and writes in English, Spanish, Russian and Polish.