Cleo Protokhristova

Professor of Comparative Literature

Plovdiv University, Bulgaria

Cleo Protokhristova is Professor of Ancient and West European Literature and Comparative Literature at Paisii Hilendarski University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. She has published eight single-authored books, six coedited volumes, and over a hundred articles and reviews. Her publications include Themes and Variations. Studies in Literary Thematics (2016), Notes from the Antechamber. Theory and Practices of Titling (2014), The Mirror: Literary, Metadiscursive and Cultural Comparative Trajectories (2004), West European Literature: Comparative Observations, Theses, Ideas (2000, 2003, 2008). Her current research is on cultural studies and classical reception (edited: Who Is Medea to Us? [2009], The Fate of Oedipus: The Bulgarian Reception [2011], Attica In Bulgaria [2013]. Forthcoming is her book The Literary Twentieth Century: Synchronic Cuts and Diachronic Projections.