Dr Setara Pracha

Lecturer in English Language and English Literature

setara.pracha@buckingham.ac.uk

Lecturer in English Literature and Language, Admissions Tutor

Setara Pracha

Setara Pracha is a former postgraduate Ondaatje Scholar at Massey College, University of Toronto, where she specialised in postcolonial studies.  Since taking up her lectureship in the English Department at Buckingham, she has taught across a wide range of modules.  Her research interests lie in the area of difference: the writing of gender, diasporic literature, and twentieth-century literature reflecting the complexity, comedy, and cross-cultural fertilisation of Hybridity. The title of her PhD thesis is ‘A Pathology of Desire: the Dismembered Self in the Short Stories of Daphne du Maurier’. Her second area of research interest is literature by second-generation British immigrants. Before entering academe, she worked in retail, PR, and publishing.

Qualifications

  • BA in English Literature, University of Buckingham
  • MA, University of Toronto
  • CELTA (Oxford)
  • Fellow of the HEA
  • DPhil, University of Buckingham

Teaching Expertise

  • Women’s Writing
  • Diasporic Literature
  • 20th-century Literature
  • Dissertation supervision

Research Interests

  • The transgressive in 20th-century fiction
  • Daphne du Maurier
  • Literature by and reflecting the experience of second-generation British immigrants

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