Vassiliki Markidou is Associate Professor in English Literature and Culture at the Department of English Language and Literature, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She holds a B.A. (with distinction) from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and an M.A. and a Ph.D. from Lancaster University, United Kingdom. She was a State Scholarships Foundation beneficiary throughout her doctoral research. She teaches 16th to 18th century English literature and her research interests lie in 16th, 17th and 18th century English literature as well as travel literature. She has co-edited Shakespeare and Greece (Arden Shakespeare, Bloomsbury, 2017) with Alison Findlay, Precarious Identities: Studies in The Work of Fulke Greville and Robert Southwell (Routledge Studies in Renaissance and Early Modern Worlds of Knowledge, Routledge, 2020) with Afroditi-Maria Panaghis, and the second special issue of Synthesis: An Anglophone Journal of Comparative Literary Studies titled Configurations of Cultural Amnesia with Apostolos Lampropoulos (2010). She has also published articles (in international academic journals (such as Explorations in Renaissance Culture, Critical Survey, English: Journal of the English Association, Victoriographies: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Writing, 1790-1914, Home Cultures, and Gramma: Journal of Theory and Criticism) and chapters in books (published by international publishing presses such as Bloomsbury, Routledge, Rodopi, Cambridge Scholars Publishing and University of Bologna Press) on William Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe, Isabella Whitney, George Gascoigne, Aemilia Lanyer, Fulke Greville, Andrew Marvell, Lady Hester Stanhope, Tobias Smollett, Mary Leapor, Ann Yearsley, Lady Elizabeth Craven and Anna Laeticia Barbauld. She is currently researching space and gender in early modern British literature.

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