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Professor Dana Percec

Comparative Literature

West University of Timisoara



Dana Percec is Associate Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the West University of Timisoara, Romania. She teaches Elizabethan and Victorian literature, American literature, British studies and literary translation at both Bachelor and Master level. She is a PhD supervisor in English literature.

Her published work, in English and Romanian, includes the following titles: The Body’s Tale. Some Ado about Shakespearean Identities (2006), Reading Cultural History in William Shakespeare’s Plays (2014), Romance. The History of a Genre (2012), Reading the Fantastic Imagination. The Avatars of a Literary Genre (2014), and Serious Genre. The Apology of Children’s Literature (2016).

She is working on a new edition of Shakespeare’s Complete Works in Romanian, with prefaces for The Taming of the Shrew (2011), Antony and Cleopatra (2014), Much Ado about Nothing (2015) and All’s Well That Ends Well (2017). She is deputy editor in chief for Brukenthalia and a peer reviewer for the Romanian Journal of English Studies, both scientific journals which are indexed in important international databases (ERIH +, EBSCO, etc.).

She is currently a member of the National Scientific Board of Academic Titles and Degrees appointed by the Romanian Ministry of Education. She is also a permanent member of the Romanian Writers’ Union and a member of academic societies including the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE), the European Shakespeare Research Association (ESRA), and the Romanian Association for General and Comparative Literature (ALGCR).