Ildikó Limpár Pázmány Péter Catholic University
Ildikó Limpár, Senior Lecturer in English, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Budapest holds a Ph.D. in English Language and Literature and an MA in Egyptology. Her primary research examines the subversion of myths in contemporary American literature. Her research in speculative fiction writers focuses on the use of monsters as literary tools addressing life challenges in coming of age fantasy and science fiction. Her publications on the monster and the monstrous include articles on The Hunger Games trilogy in Monsters and the Monstrous, Apertúra, TOPOS, HJEAS, and in Displacing the Anxieties of Our World: Spaces of the Imagination (CSP, 2017), an anthology of essays she also edited. Other publications focus on the revenant as monster reflected in the paradigm shift in the literary vampire detectable in the BBC TV Show Dracula, and in the indie film What We Do in the Shadows.