Ildikó Limpár Pázmány Péter Catholic University
Ildikó Limpár, Senior Lecturer of English, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest, Hungary, holds a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature and an MA in Egyptology. She has published extensively on Shakespeare and American literature. Her primary interest resides in examining the subversion of myths in the works of contemporary authors, such as Tony Kushner, Marilynne Robinson, Linda Hogan, Diana Abu-Jaber, and Amy Tan, extending now to speculative fiction writers, including Robert Holdstock, Neil Gaiman, and Suzanne Collins. Her most recent articles explore the manifestations of the monstrous in The Hunger Games trilogy in Monsters and the Monstrous (2015) and in TOPOS (2016). She is editor of Displacing the Anxieties of Our World: Spaces of the Imagination, an anthology of essays published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing (2017), in which she also wrote a chapter about the heterotopia of The Hunger Games novels. Her articles appeared in HJEAS in 2003, 2009, 2012, and 2014.