Dr. Carmen Casaliggi 

Summary


Position:  Senior Lecturer in English 
School:  Cardiff School of Education 
E-mail:  ccasaliggi@cardiffmet.ac.uk 
Telephone:   029 2020 1566 
Room No:  B114 

Research Groups:

• Arts And Humanities Research Group (AHRG)

Memberships:
• Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
• British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA)
• Association for Romantic Studies (BARS)
• British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS)
• Comparative Literature Association of Ireland (CLAI)

Research Interests:
• Romanticism
• Gothic literature
• The relationship between literature and the visual arts
• John Ruskin
• Nineteenth-century European literature and culture

Publications

Books: 
Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell (eds.), Ruskin in Perspective – Contemporary Essays (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007; paperback edition 2010).  [Isbn: 1-84718-284-4]

Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell (eds.), Legacies of Romanticism: Literature, Culture, Aesthetics (London: NY, Routledge – Studies in Romanticism Series, 2012)

Carmen Casaliggi (co-authored with Porscha Fermanis), The Routledge Concise History of Romanticism (London; New York: Routledge - Concise Histories Series, forthcoming 2014) 

Chapters in Books
‘Ruskin’s Keats: A Joy For Ever (and its Price in the Market), “The Mystery of Life and its Arts”, and the Resonance of the Severn Circle’ in Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell (eds.), Legacies of Romanticism: Literature, Culture, Aesthetics (Routledge – Studies in Romanticism Series, 2012)

‘From Venice to England: Tradition, Modernity and Commerce in The Stones and The Harbours’ in Keith Hanley and Emma Sdegno (eds.), Ruskin, Venice and Nineteenth-Century Cultural Travel (Venice: University of Ca’ Foscari, 2011), pp. 380-398

'Lessons of Multiple Perspective: Ruskin, Turner and the Inspiration of Venice' in Carmen Casaliggi (ed. and introd.) and Paul March-Russell (ed.), Ruskin in Perspective - Contemporary Essays (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007), pp. 177-198

'The Harbours of England: Publishing and Readership' in John Ruskin: The Brantwood Years, (ed.) The Ruskin Programme. Lancaster: Lancaster University Press, 2001, pp. 1-23 (proceedings of the 'John Ruskin: The Brantwood Years' Conference).

Peer refereed journals:
‘Craft and Labour in John Ruskin’s Romantic Tradition: The Harbours of England’ in Sara Atwood (ed.), Nineteenth-Century Prose- Special Issue: John Ruskin (38/2 Summer 2011), pp. 65-84.

'The wide significance of the Art of Clouds in Ruskin's Modern Painters V', Rivista di Letterature Moderne e Comparate, vol. LXII - fasc. I Firenze: Pacini Editore, 2009, pp. 37-52.

'The Physicality and Metaphysicality of Water in Ruskin's Modern Painters I'. ACME - Annali della Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia dell'Università degli Studi di Milano, Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, Vol. LVIX - Fasc. I, 2006, pp. 171-188

'"Harbours' and 'Stones'''. The Ruskin Programme Bulletin, No. 32 (October 2003), pp. 8-13

 E-publications:
‘Ruskin’s Aquatic passions in Modern Painters V: The Significance of “Water Beauty”’, The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today, Vol. 4, The Rivendale Press, Spring 2010.

‘Towards the Study of Ruskin’s Water’. The Victorian Web. <http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/ruskin/casaliggi1.html> (June 2005)

‘Ruskin’s Early Writings on Water’. The Victorian Web.
<http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/ruskin/casaliggi1.html> (June 2005)

Profile

Dr. Carmen Casaliggi joined Cardiff Metropolitan University in September 2008 as a Lecturer in English, having previously taught at the University of Kent, Christ Church University in Canterbury and the University of Limerick in Ireland. She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Gothic, Romantic and Victorian literature and has supervised BA and MA dissertations on the long Nineteenth-Century. 

Dr. Casaliggi welcomes applications from students interested in doctoral work in her fields of research interest and teaching expertise.

 

External Links

Editorial Board Member for The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today
Associate Editor - The Oscholars
 

Further Information

Current teaching interests:
• Romanticism and its Victorian Legacies
• Gothic Literature 
• Literature and Landscape (MA level)