Janka Kascakova Catholic University in Ružomberok
Janka Kascakova, Associate Professor of English literature, Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia and Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic, does research centering on modernism and the modernist short story, especially the works of Katherine Mansfield, and fantasy literature, chiefly the works of J. R. R. Tolkien. She co-edited several scholarly books, of which the most recent, with Gerri Kimber and Władysław Witalisz, Katherine Mansfield: International Approaches, will be published shortly (Routledge, 2022). The first translator of a volume of Katherine Mansfield’s short stories into Slovak (2013), she has also published numerous articles, book chapters, and a monograph Mansfieldová: Medzi dvoma svetmi [Katherine Mansfield: Between Two Worlds] (Verbum, 2015). Her new book, The Secret Friend: Katherine Mansfield Reads Jane Austen, is scheduled for release in 2022-23.
Davison, Claire and Gerri Kimber, eds. The Edinburgh Edition of the Collected Letters of Katherine Mansfield, Volume 1. Letters to Correspondents A-J. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2020. 680 pages. ISBN 9781474445443. Hb. £175.