Caterina Colomba

Caterina Colomba is an Assistant Professor in English Literature at the University of Salento (Italy). She was a visiting scholar at Columbia University, New York, for the academic year 2015-16. She holds a PhD in postcolonial studies (2007) and has been the recipient of several awards, including an Australia-Europe scholarship for pursuing academic research in Australia. She has published essays and articles on English literature/s and, in particular, on Australian literature and culture. Her research interests include neo-Victorianism, women writing, postcolonial theories and translations studies. She has recently translated into Italian M. Oliphant et al., Women Novelists of Queen Victoria’s Reign: A Book of Appreciation (Romanziere del regno della regina Vittoria. Un libro di apprezzamenti, Mimesis, 2021). She is currently writing a book on Victorian outcasts in postcolonial rewritings [under contract with Peter Lang].  

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