Tatiani Rapatzikou

Tatiani Rapatzikou is Associate Professor at the department of American Literature and Culture. She holds an M.A. (1996) from Lancaster University in Contemporary Literary Studies and a Ph.D. (2001) in Contemporary American Literature from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, England. For her Ph.D. research she was funded by the Board of Greek State Scholarships Foundation (I.K.Y). Also, she received the Arthur Miller Centre Award (2000) and the BAAS Short Term Travel Award (2000) for her research in the U.S.A. and Canada. In summer 2009, she was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the M.I.T. Comparative Media Studies program. In Spring 2012, she was a Visiting Research Scholar at Duke University Program in Literature. She teaches courses on 20th century American literature and poetry. Her research interests are in Contemporary American Literature and the New Media, Postmodern Fiction and Poetry, the Technological Uncanny, and Cyberculture/Cyberpunk.

She is the co-director of the American Studies Resource Portal and the co-editor of ECHOES the online creative writing magazine of School of English, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She is currently the co-ordinator of the internationally-funded project as part to the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2012 with the participation of the Fulbright Foundation with the title "Urban Environments in Transition". 

Tel: +30-2310-997414
Email: trapatz@enl.auth.gr

PUBLICATIONS

A. BOOKS

Author  
  1. Gothic Motifs in the Fiction of William Gibson.
    Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi Editions, 2004.

 

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Editor  
  1. Digital Literary Production and the Humanities.
    (Co-edited with Philip Leonard. Assistant Editor: Despina N. Feleki)
    Spec. issue of GRAMMA.
    Thessaloniki: Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, forthcoming

 
  1. Ex-Centric Narratives: Identity,Multivocality and Cross-Culturalism.
    (co-edited with Smatie Yemenedzi-Malathouni and Eleftheria Arapoglou)
    Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.


 

  1. Re-Inventing/Re-presenting Identities in a Global World.
    (co-edited with Smatie Yemenedzi-Malathouni and Eleftheria Arapoglou)
    Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012.


 

  1. Representational and Literary Futures: American Writing in the New Millennium.
    Spec. issue of Writing Technologies (online journal). Vol.3 (2010).
    (Co-edited with Arthur Redding)

  1. Revisiting Crisis/Reflecting on Conflict: American Literary Interpretations from World War II to Ground Zero.
    (Co-edited with Aliki Varvogli. Assistant Editor: Eleftheria Arapoglou)
    Spec. issue of GRAMMA.
    Thessaloniki: Artistotle University of Thessaloniki, 2008.


 

  1. Anglo-American Perceptions of Hellenism.
    Newscastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.

 


 
  1. H Αμερικανική Ποίηση στην Ελλάδα / American Poetry in Greece.
    Θεσσαλονίκη: Ελληνική Εταιρεία Αμερικανικών Σπουδών, 2006 (στα Ελληνικά).

 

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B. ESSAYS/ARTICLES

  1. “The Urban Pastoral Aesthetic and the Politics of Representation in James Schuyler’s Flower Poems.” Counter Nature/s. Ed. and with an introduction by Steven Hartman. Series Studies in Environmental Humanities. Leiden & Boston: Brill Publishers, forthcoming in 2017.
  2. «Τυπογραφικοί πειραματισμοί και η υλική διάσταση της ποιητικής γραφής στην ποίηση του Βασίλη Αμανατίδη 7: ποίηση για video games» [“Typographical Experimentations and the material dimension of poetic writing in Vassilis Amanatidis’ book poem 7: Poetry for Video Games]. Φάρμακο [Pharmako], Issue 1(Spring-Summer 2013): 92-99.
  3. Introduction: Re-Negotiating Identity and Re-Assessing Globality. Re-Inventing/Re-Presenting Identities in a Global World. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012. ix-xxv. (Co-editing with Smatie Yemenedzi-Malathouni and Eleftheria Arapoglou).
  4. Introduction. Revisiting Crisis/Reflecting on Conflict: American Literary Interpretations from World War II to Ground Zero. Spec. issue of GRAMMA: Journal of Theory and Criticism (2008): 7-19. (Co-editing with Aliki Varvogli).
  5. «Ανασκευάζοντας την Ιστορία τη δεκαετία του 60’: Το Παράδειγμα του Νόρμαν Μέιλερ στο μυθιστόρημα Ένα Αμερικανικό Όνειρο». Τάσεις και Προοπτικές των Αμερικανικών Σπουδών στην Ελλάδα . Επιμ. Ελευθερία Αράπογλου. Θεσσαλονίκη: Ελληνική Εταιρεία Αμερικανικών Σπουδών, 2008. 121-37.
  6. «Μεταμοντέρνα Αμερικανική Ποίηση και Πολιτική: Άλλεν Γκίνσμπεργκ, Αμίρι Μπαράκα και Γουάντα Κόουλμαν». Δια-Κείμενα Τεύχος 9 (2007): 123-38.
  7. “Viral Seduction and “penetrated” Bodies in Rob Hardin’s Poetry.” The Body and The Book: Writings on Poetry and Sexuality. Eds. Glennis Byron and Andrew Sneddon. Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi Editions, 2008. 157-72.
  8. Introduction. Anglo-American Perceptions of Hellenism. Ed. Tatiani G. Rapatzikou. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. ix-xix.
  9. “The politics of novel writing in the era of digital technologies: the example of Mark Danielewski’s House of Leaves.” Politics and Aesthetics. Ed. Litsa Trayiannoudi Thessaloniki: University Studio Press, 2007. 183-94.
  10. “Authorial Identity in the Era of Electronic Technologies.” Authorship in Context: From the Theoretical to the Material. Eds. Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi and Polina Mackay. London: Palgrave, 2007. 145-62.
  11. «Οι Ποιητές της Σχολής της Νέας Υόρκης: Πειραματισμός και Πρωτοπορία». Η Αμερικανική Ποίηση στην Ελλάδα / American Poetry in Greece. Επιμ. Τατιανή Ραπατζίκου. Θεσσαλονίκη: University Studio Press, 2006. 49-62.
  12. Εισαγωγή. H Αμερικανική Ποίηση στην Ελλάδα / American Poetry in Greece. Επιμ. Τατιανή Ραπατζίκου. Θεσσαλονίκη: University Studio Press, 2006. 11-16.
  13. “Editorial: The American culture-industry of image-making; part III.” European Journal of American Culture 24:3 (2005): 173-77. (Co-editing with Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi).
  14. “Editorial: The American culture-industry of image-making; part II.” European Journal of American Culture 24:2 (2005): 87-90. (Co-editing with Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi).
  15. “Editorial: The American culture-industry of image-making; part I.” European Journal of American Culture 24: 1 (2005): 3-10. (Co-editing with Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi).
  16. “Saul Bellow.” The Essentials of Literature in English, post-1914. Ed. Ian Mackean. London: Edward Arnold Publishers Ltd, 2005. 21-22.
  17. “Robert Frost.” The Essentials of Literature in English, post-1914. Ed. Mackean. London: Edward Arnold Publishers Ltd, 2005. 52-53.
  18. “Vladimir Nabokov.” The Essentials of Literature in English, post-1914. Ed. Mackean. London: Edward Arnold Publishers Ltd, 2005. 110-12.
  19. “Sylvia Plath.” The Essentials of Literature in English, post-1914. Ed. Mackean. London: Edward Arnold Publishers Ltd, 2005. 123-25.
  20. “Ezra Pound.” The Essentials of Literature in English, post-1914. Ed. Mackean. London: Edward Arnold Publishers Ltd, 2005. 126-28.
  21. “Stelarc’s Techno body and Multimedia Performance.” Gramma: Journal of Theory and Culture Vol.11 (2003): 67-78.
  22. “Chronology.” Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Stories. Ed. David Galloway. Harmondsworth: Penguin Classics, 2003. xi-xv.
  23. “Suggested Further Reading.” Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Stories. Ed. Galloway. Harmondsworth: Penguin Classics, 2003. lvi-lviii.
  24. “ ‘Remember the Future’: The emergence of a new “terminal” identity and Orlan’s surgical body art.” Biotechnological and Medical Themes in Science Fiction. Ed. Domna Pastourmatzi. Thessaloniki: University Studio Press, 2002. 474-87.
  25. «Τα πολλαπλά προσωπεία της Επιστημονικής Φαντασίας» (εισαγωγή αφιερώματος). Διαβάζω Τεύχος 432 (Σεπτέμβριος 2002): 96-97. Επίσης επιμελήτρια όλου του αφιερώματος.
  26. “Visualizations of Cyber-Gothic Bodies in William Gibson’s Trilogy and the Art of the Graphic.” Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction Vol.30, No.83 (Autumn 2001): 73-87.
  27. “Contemporary Gothic Visualizations in William Gibson’s Trilogy and the Art of the Graphic Novel.” Exploring Cyber Society: Social, Political, Economic, and Cultural Issues. Eds. John Armitage and Joanne Roberts. Vol. 2. Newcastle: University of Northumbria, 1999. 1-10.

C. ELECTRONIC PUBLICATIONS

  1. "Introduction: Representational and Literary Futures, American Writing in the New Millennium". Writing Technologies Vol. 3 (2010): 1-10. (Co-edited with Arthur Redding).
  2. "Introduction - Representational and Literary Futures: American Writing in the New Millennium.” Writing Technologies Vol. 3 (2010): 1-10. 30 Dec. 2010. <http://www.ntu.ac.uk/writing_technologies/current_journal/107432.pdf>
  3. “'Print Novels and the Mark of the Digital': Mark Z. Danielewski’s Only Revolutions (2006) and Media Convergence.” Cybercultures: Exploring Critical Issues. Ed. Daniel Riha and Anna Maj. 30 Aug. 2009 <http://www.inter-disciplinary.net>
  4. “Margaret Atwood: Oryx and Crake.” The Literary Encyclopaedia and Literary Dictionary. Ed. Robert Clark. England: University of East Anglia. 24 Sept. 2007 <http://www.LitEncyc.com>
  5. “The Conceptions and Misconceptions of Writing Technologies.” Writing Technologies. Eds. Philip Leonard and Daniel Cordle. University of Nottingham Trent. Mar. 2007 <www.ntu.ac.uk/writing_technologies/Currentjournal/Rapatzikou/51358p.html
  6. “Mona Lisa Overdrive.” The Literary Encyclopaedia and Literary Dictionary. Ed. Robert Clark. England: University of East Anglia. 7 Feb. 2005 <http://www.LitEncyc.com>
  7. “Count Zero.” The Literary Encyclopaedia and Literary Dictionary. Ed. Clark. England: University of East Anglia. 25 March 2004 <http://www.LitEncyc.com>
  8. “Burning Chrome.” The Literary Encyclopaedia and Literary Dictionary. Ed. Clark. England: University of East Anglia. 10 May 2004 <http://www.LitEncyc.com>
  9. “William Gibson.” The Literary Encyclopaedia and Literary Dictionary. Ed. Robert Clark. England: University of East Anglia. 17 Ιουνίου 2003 <http://www.LitEncyc.com>
  10. “Neuromancer.” The Literary Encyclopaedia and Literary Dictionary. Ed. Clark. England: University of East Anglia. 11 Ιουλίου 2003 <http://www.LitEncyc.com>

D. BOOK REVIEWS

  1. Clarke, Edward. The Later Affluence of W.B.Yeats and Wallace Stevens. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. <http://ejas.revues.org/10124> 27 Sept. 2013. (Reviewed for European Journal of American Studies).
  2. «Οι εκδοτικές περιπέτειες της Εμιλυ Ντίκινσον: Από τη συγγραφική φαντασία στην εκδοτική πειθαρχία» [“Emily Dickinson’s Publishing Adventures: From the Creative Imagination to the Publishing Constrictions”]. The Athens Review, Issue 4 (June 2013): 31-32. (in Greek)
  3. Baelo-Allué, Sonia. Bret Easton Ellis’s Controversial Fiction: Writing Between High and Low Culture. London and New York: The Continuum International Publishing Group, 2011. <http://ejas.revues.org/9993> 17 Apr. 2013. (Reviewed for European Journal of American Studies).
  4. David Sanders. A Divided Poet: Robert Frost, North of Boston, and the Drama of Disappearance. <http://ejas.revues.org/9708> 26 March 2012. (Reviewed for European Journal of American Studies).
  5. Copestake, Ian D. The Ethics of William Carlos Williams’s Poetry. Rochester, New York: Camden House, 2010. <http://ejas.revues.org/9175> 2 Sept. 2011. (Reviewed for European Journal of American Studies).
  6. Mackay, Polina and Kathryn Nicol, eds. Kathy Acker and Transnationalism. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009. <http://ejas.revues.org/8452> 31 May 2010. (Reviewed for European Journal of American Studies).
  7. Eeckhout, Bart and Edward Ragg, eds. Wallace Stevens Across the Atlantic. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. 27 July 2009. (Reviewed for the European Journal of American Studies).
  8. Pursell, Carroll W. American Technology. Malden, Mass.: Blackwell Publishers, 2000. <www.americansc.org.uk> Sept. 2005. (Reviewed for American Studies Resources Centre, Liverpool, U.K.).
  9. Tanner, Tony. The American Mystery: American Literature from Emerson to DeLillo. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge UP, 2000. <www.americansc.org.uk> Sept. 2005. (Reviewed for the American Studies Resources Centre, Liverpool, UK).
  10. Charles E. Gannon. Rumors of War and Infernal Machines. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2003. <www.symbiosisonline.org.uk> Νov. 2005. (Reviewed for Symbiosis Journal, U.K.).
  11. Bottalico, Michele, ed. Literature and the Visual Arts in 20th-Century America. Italy: Palomar, 2002. <www.eaas.info/reviews/bottalico.htmJune 2004. (Reviewed for European Association for American Studies).
  12. Nelson, Victoria. The Secret Life of Puppets. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: Harvard University Press, 2001. <www.eaas.info/nelson.htm>  Oct. 2004. (Reviewed for European Association for American Studies).

F. MEMBERSHIPS

  1. ASA (Αmerican Studies Association)
  2. BAAS (British Association for American Studies)
  3. EAAS (European Association for American Studies) - EAAS Secretary General since 2014.
  4. MLA (Modern Languages Association)
  5. HELAAS (Hellenic Association for American Studies), HELAAS President 2014-2018, 2012-2014; HELAAS Secretary 2003-2005; HELAAS Treasurer 2005-2007 & 2007-2011; HELAAS LIST-SERV Co-Administrator 2005-2007 & 2007-present day.
  6. IGA (International Gothic Association)