In memoriam: For Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke


Jina Politi



Jina Politi studied English Literature at Columbia University, New York, and got her PhD from the University of Cambridge. She is Professor Emerita of English Literature at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. As a Fellow at Churchill College, she taught at the University of Cambridge for several years. In 1988, she received the Award for Excellence in Academic Teaching from the Foundation for Research & Technology – Hellas (FORTH). Her books and essays on English, Greek and comparative literature have been published in Greece and abroad. Notable works: The Novel and its Presuppositions: Changes in the Conceptual Structure of Novels in the 18th and 19th Centuries (Adolf M. Hakkert, 1976), Critical Notes (Hellenic Literary and Historical Archive, 1979), Shakespeare and Law (Papazisis, 1979), In Dialogue with the Texts (Agra, 1996), At the Limits of Writing (Agra, 1999, The Undefined Scene (Agra, 2001), Essays on Historical Novel – Landmarks at the Development of the Genre (Agra, 2004), On Sin, Passion, Gaze and Other Things (Agra, 2006), Reading across English Literature (Agra, 2008), Discourses, Counter-discourses, Satire (Agra, 2009), The Challenge of Reading (Agra, 2010).