ROSE Kira Alexandra, Prof.

  • 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun

    Hong Kong

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Kira Alexandra Rose's research in twentieth- and twenty-first-century transnational literatures in English focuses on aesthetics, gender, and the environmental humanities. Her work attends to the narrative techniques that writers use to convey how the mind and body are jointly implicated in the creative process and the experience of reading. Another strand of her research explores the shifting representations of water in contemporary literature, arts, and culture, with particular attention to global resource politics and sustainability. 

Rose is the former co-editor-in-chief of Princeton's journal of literary translation, Inventory, and has published in The New CollectionThe Oleander Review, and the Journal of Modern Literature. Her translation of Yaroslava Pulinovich's "Somnambulism" appears in New Russian DramaAn Anthology with Columbia University Press. Invited chapters and reviews are forthcoming in Cli-Fi and Class, University of Virginia Press, and English, Oxford University Press. 

Rose has taught across the humanities on subjects including transnational literature, art history, film, musical theatre, and the environment. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from Princeton University in 2017 and holds a Master of Studies from the University of Oxford, where she was a Clarendon Scholar. She is also a former Telluride Association Scholar. Prior to coming to Lingnan University, she was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Humanities at Nanyang Technological University.

Research interests

Twentieth-and twenty-first-century English, American, and Anglophone world literatures, Environmental humanities, Aesthetics , Consciousness and perception, Visual art and film, Gender studies, Translation

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Research Output

  • 2 Journal Article (refereed)
  • 1 Literary Works
  • 1 Book Chapter (Translator)
  • 1 Review article
  • Somnambulism

    PULINOVICH, Y. & ROSE, K. A. (Translator), Aug 2019, New Russian drama : an anthology. HANUKAI, M. & WEYGANDT, S. (eds.). New York: Columbia University Press, p. 363-412 50 p.

    Research output: Book Chapters | Papers in Conference ProceedingsBook Chapter (Translator)

    Nabokov's shadow-line

    ROSE, K. A., 2017, In : Journal of Modern Literature. 40, 3, p. 102-119 18 p.

    Research output: Journal PublicationsJournal Article (refereed)