Dr Carmen Casaliggi

​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​Position:​Senior Lecturer in English
​School:​Cardiff School of Education
​E-mail:ccasaliggi@cardiffmet.ac.uk
​ Telephone:​029 2020 1566
​Room No:​B114

 

Research

Research Groups:
• Arts and Humanities Research Group (AHRG)

Memberships:
• Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
• Member, British Association for Romantic Studies (BARS)
• Member, British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS)
• Member, Comparative Literature Association of Ireland (CLAI)
• Member, British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA)

Research Interests:
• Romantic literature and art
• The relationship between British and European Romanticism
• Romantic literary circles
• Romanticism’s legacies
• The work of John Ruskin

Publications

Books:

Carmen Casaliggi (co-authored with Porscha Fermanis), Romanticism: A Literary and Cultural History (London and New York: Routledge, 2016).

Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell (eds.), Legacies of Romanticism: Literature, Culture, Aesthetics (London and New York: Routledge – Studies in Romanticism Series, 2012; paperback edition 2013).

Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell (eds.), Ruskin in Perspective – Contemporary Essays (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007; paperback edition 2010).

 

Book Chapters: 

Carmen Casaliggi, 'Ruskin's Keats: A Joy For Ever (and its Price in the Market), "The Mystery of Life and its Arts", and the Resonance of the Severn Circle' in Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell (eds.), Legacies of Romanticism: Literature, Culture, Aesthetics (London and New York: Routledge – Studies in Romanticism Series, 2012), pp. 31-52.

Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell, 'Introduction' in Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell (eds.), Legacies of Romanticism: Literature, Culture, Aesthetics (London and New York: Routledge – Studies in Romanticism Series, 2012), pp. 1-13.

Carmen Casaliggi, 'From Venice to England: Tradition, Modernity and Commerce in The Stones and The Harbours' in Keith Hanley and Emma Sdegno (eds.), Ruskin, Venice and Nineteenth-Century Cultural Travel (Venice: University of Ca' Foscari, 2011), pp. 380-398.

Carmen Casaliggi, 'Lessons of Multiple Perspective: Ruskin, Turner and the Inspiration of Venice' in Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell (eds.), Ruskin in Perspective – Contemporary Essays (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007), pp. 177-198.

Carmen Casaliggi and Paul March-Russell, 'Introduction' in Ruskin in Perspective – Contemporary Essays (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007), pp. 1-15.

Carmen Casaliggi, 'The Harbours of England: Publishing and Readership' in John Ruskin: The Brantwood Years, The Ruskin Programme (ed.), Lancaster: Lancaster University Press, 2001, pp. 1-23.

 

Journal Articles (Refereed):

Carmen Casaliggi, 'Craft and Labour in John Ruskin's Romantic Tradition: The Harbours of England' in Sara Atwood (ed.), Nineteenth-Century Prose- Special Issue: John Ruskin (38/2 Summer 2011), pp. 65-84.

Carmen Casaliggi, 'The wide significance of the Art of Clouds in Ruskin's Modern Painters V', Rivista di Letterature Moderne e Comparate, vol. LXII – fasc. I Firenze: Pacini Editore, 2009, pp. 37-52.

Carmen Casaliggi, 'The Physicality and Metaphysicality of Water in Ruskin's Modern Painters I'. ACME - Annali della Facoltà di Lettere e Filosofia dell'Università degli Studi di Milano, Edizioni Universitarie di Lettere Economia Diritto, Vol. LVIX – Fasc. I, 2006, pp.171-188.

Carmen Casaliggi, '"Harbours" and "Stones"'. The Ruskin Programme Bulletin, No. 32 (October 2003), pp. 8- 13.

 

E-Publications:

Carmen Casaliggi, 'Ruskin's Aquatic passions in Modern Painters V: The Significance of "Water Beauty"', The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today, Vol. 4, The Rivendale Press, Spring 2010.

Carmen Casaliggi, 'Towards the Study of Ruskin's Water'. The Victorian Web. <http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/ruskin/casaliggi1.html> (June 2005)

Carmen Casaliggi, 'Ruskin's Early Writings on Water'. The Victorian Web.

<http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/ruskin/casaliggi1.html> (June 2005)

 

Book Reviews (Selected):

Carmen Casaliggi, Review of Gioia Angeletti, Lord Byron and Discourses of Otherness: Scotland, Italy, and Femininity. The BARS Review no. 47 (Spring 2016)

Carmen Casaliggi, Review of John Woodman (ed.), Of Truth of Water from Modern Painters. The Eighth Lamp – Ruskin Studies Today no. 11 (Spring 2016)

Carmen Casaliggi, Review of John Woodman, Ruskin's Pond: A Photographic Study. The Eighth Lamp – Ruskin Studies Today no. 11 (Spring 2016)

Carmen Casaliggi, Review of Shahidha K. Bari, Keats and Philosophy: The Life of Sensations. The BARS Review no. 43 (Autumn 2013)

Profile

Dr. Carmen Casaliggi joined Cardiff Metropolitan University in September 2008 as a Lecturer in English, having previously taught at the University of Kent, Christ Church University in Canterbury and the University of Limerick in Ireland. She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Gothic, Romantic and Victorian literature and has supervised BA and MA dissertations on the long Nineteenth-Century.

Dr. Casaliggi welcomes applications from students interested in doctoral work in her fields of research interest and teaching expertise.

External Links

• Advisory Board Member for Coleridge in Wales: 2016 Festival

• Peer-reviewing of journal articles and advisory Board Member for Romantik: Journal for the Studies of Romanticisms

• Academic book reviewer for the Byron Journal and for The BARS Review and Bulletin

• Member of the Editorial Board for the online journal The Eighth Lamp: Ruskin Studies Today

• Associate Editor for The Oscholars

Further Information

Current teaching interests:
• Romanticism and its Victorian Legacies
• Gothic Literature
• Literature and Landscape (MA level)       

Postgraduate Research :
• Director of Studies for a PhD on representations of the River Thames in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Landscape