Mag. Dr.

Julia Lajta-Novak , MA

Member of the Young Academy since 2017

  • Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik




Research Areas:

  • Linguistics and Literature
  • General literature studies
  • English studies
  • Life Writing
  • Poetry Performance Studies





Selected Memberships:

  • Historical Fictions Research Network (UK)
  • Editorial board Journal of Historical Fictions
  • International Auto/Biography Association Europe (IABA)
  • Editorial board European Journal of Life Writing
  • Netzwerk Biographieforschung (A)
  • ESSE Gender Studies Network (national correspondent)
  • German Society for the Study of English

Selected Prizes:

  • ERC Consolidator Grant 2020
  • START-Preis, FWF, 2020
  • Elise Richter Fellowship, FWF, 2016
  • Preis für hervorragende Lehre, Universität Salzburg, 2015
  • Marie-Andeßner Habilitationsstipendium, University of Salzburg, 2015

Selected Publications:

  • Boldrini, Lucia; Lajta-Novak, Julia (Hrsg.) (2017) Experiments in Life Writing: Intersections of Auto/Biography and Fiction. In Reihe: Palgrave Studies in Life Writing, 1; Basingstoke: Palgrave (294 Seiten).
  • Lajta-Novak, Julia (2016) 'Rais’d from a Dunghill, to a King’s Embrace': Restoration Verse Satires on Nell Gwyn as Life-Writing. Life Writing, Bd. 13 (4), S. 449-464.
  • Lajta-Novak, Julia (2014) Nell Gwyn in Contemporary Romance Novels: Biography and the Dictates of 'Genre Literature'. Contemporary Women's Writing, Bd. 8 (3), S. 373-390 <''>.
  • Lajta-Novak, Julia (2012) Performing the Poet, Reading (to) the Audience: Some Thoughts on Live Poetry as Literary Communication. Journal of Literary Theory, Bd. 6 (2), S. 358-382 <''>.
  • Lajta-Novak, Julia (2011) Live Poetry: An Integrated Approach to Poetry in Performance., Amsterdam: Rodopi (271 Seiten); zugleich: Doktorarbeit, Wien <''>.