Jednostki i pracownicy - książka adresowa

dr Aleksandra Tryniecka

+48 81 537-26-38
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Summer semester 2019/2020:

Online classes & online appointments


Winter semester 2019/2020:

wtorek (Tuesday): 11:20-12:50 and by appointment  (room 527)


Exam session - office hours:

06.02 - 12:00-13:00

10.02 - 10:00-11:00

& by appointment (room 527)


O sobie

Moje zainteresowania naukowe dotyczą literatury wiktoriańskiej (w szczególności - literackiej postaci kobiety). Interesuję się twórczością A. Trollope'a, Wilkie Collinsa, Oscara Wilde'a oraz sióstr Brontë. 


Najważniejsze publikacje:



"O Państwie Cedrów" -

Archeologia Żywa 4 (38) 2006

Ed. Błażej Stanisławski


‘Between the Biography and Interpretation: A Study in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre, Shirley and Villette' - 

PASE volumes: Face to Face, Page to Page

Ed. Dorota Babilas, Agnieszka Piskorska, Paweł Rutkowski

Uniwersytet Warszawski 2014.


‘The Author and her Work: Charlotte Brontë’s Shirley as a Therapeutic Experience’ -

Private Law, Public Law and Human Rights, Part IV: Women in Literature.

Athens Institute for Education and Research, 2014


'Syrie James’ The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Brontë and the Biography Retold: Reducing the Distance Between the Reader and the Past'-

Beyond Words: Crossing Borders in English Studies. Vol. 1: Literature

Eds.: Magdalena Bleinert-Coyle, Michał Choiński, Zygmunt Mazur

Tertium: Kraków 2015 


'The Bakhtinian Polyphony of Voices in Wilkie Collins’s The Woman in White' - 

PASE volumes: Visions and Revisions

Eds.: Grzegorz Czemiel, Justyna Galant, Anna Kędra-Kardela, Aleksandra Kędzierska, Marta Komsta

Maria Curie-Skłodowska University

Peter Lang, 2015



Adaptation or Appropriation: Re-narrating the Victorian Past as an Ethical Decision’ -

Athens Journal of Humanities and Arts

Volume 5, Issue 4, October 2018


Współtworzone i redagowane prace:


'Full Stop' - poetry collection 

IRF Press 2017

Eds.: Maria Isaienkova, Olena Lytovka,  Aleksandra Tryniecka

Illustrations: Aleksandra Tryniecka


"Po Polsku" - quarterly magazine (Eds.: Olena Lytovka, Aleksandra Tryniecka)


Crossing Borders in Gender and Culture - 

Editors: Olena Lytovka, Konrad Gunesch, Aleksandra Tryniecka

Cambridge Scholars Publishing (October 2018)





Summer semester 2019/2020:

Online classes:

Academic Writing:

1. Opinion Essay: Introductory Paragraph (11.03)

2. Class 3 (18.03) - Opinion Essay (continuation). Savage & Mayer, pp. 84-88 (p. 84, ex. A & B, p. 85-88 - whole pages)

3. Class 4 (25.03) - "Quick & Easy English Punctuation", R. De A'Morelli, ed., pp. 27-47, Chapter "The Comma", Homework: Opinion Essay (1)

 4. Class 5 (01.04) - "Quick & Easy English Punctuation", R. De A'Morelli, ed., pp. 47-54, Chapter "The Comma: Numbers and Dates," "The Comma" - exercises based on the reading material, "Cohesion in Writing" and "Opinion Essay: An Outline" materials

 5. Class 6 (08.04) - Opinion Essay: "Opinion Essay: A Perfect Recipe" - an original, self-made material & video;  Punctuation: "Quick & Easy English Punctuation", R. De A'Morelli, ed., pp. 55-61, Chapter "The Semicolon" (reading), a video material by Emma Bryce: "How to use a semicolon"

6. Class 7 (22.04) - Opinion Essay: Feedback (feedback materials included), homework: Opinion Essay (2)

7. Class 8 (29.04) - Commas and semicolons in academic writing - revision & exercises; homework: a group work - creating a list of punctuation rules (the commas)

8. Class 9 (06.05) - "Quick & Easy English Punctuation", R. De A'Morelli, ed., pp. 83-90, Chapter "Dashes and Hyphens" (reading), "Academic Vocabulary in Use", McCarthy, O'Dell, pp. 10-15 (academic vocabulary exercises), a video on punctuation: "The Amazing Adventures of Commas in the Punctuation Land"

 9. Class 10 (13.05) - Opinion Essay 2 (individual feedback), "Academic Vocabulary in Use", McCarthy, O'Dell, pp. 16-23 (academic vocabulary exercises), homework: For & Against Essay (a selection of topics)

10. Class 11 (20.05) - "Academic Vocabulary in Use", McCarthy, O'Dell, pp. 28-35 (academic vocabulary exercises) + original materials (academic vocabulary revision), homework: Opinon Essay (3) - (a selection of topics)

11. Class 12 (27.05) - For and Against Essay - feedback materials, "Academic Vocabulary in Use", McCarthy, O'Dell, pp. 36-39 (academic vocabulary exercises) 

12. Class 13 (03.06) - 'For and Against Essay' and 'Opinion Essay' - revision exercises

13. Class 14 (10.06) - online meeting: homework, revision & final remarks



British Literature (17th-18th Century):

1. Class 3 (17.03) - Metaphysical Poets (part 2): George Herbert - The Collar, Andrew Marvell - To His Coy Mistress - exercises

2. Class 4 (24.03) - George Herbert - The Collar, Andrew Marvell - To His Coy Mistress - a lecture (online),    Homework: John Milton - On His Blindness (sonnet), Paradise Lost - Invocation (writing assignment at home)                        

3. Class 5 (31.03) - John Milton - On His Blindness and Invocation (Paradise Lost) - a lecture (online) and materials (pdf) with analysis; Homework: Invocation - a creative writing assignment involving research and study questions concerning J. Milton's Paradise Lost

4. Class 6 (07.04) - John Milton - Paradise Lost (online meeting with a discussion), a lecture: "Is Milton's Satan the True Hero of Paradise Lost?" (online) and materials (pdf) with analysis; an additional article: "Milton's Portrayal of Satan in Paradise Lost and the Notion of Heroism" by J.S.I. Nafi (International Journal of Literature and Arts). Homework: Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe (analysis of the study materials) 

5. Class 7 (21.04) - Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe (pdf materials compiled by the Students), homework: Robinson Crusoe: question 1 (from study questions & tasks), supplementary reading: J. Swift - Gulliver's Travels (an excerpt), S. Richardson - Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded (a selection of letters) 

 6. Class 8 (28.04) - Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe (online meeting with a discussion 'The Rise of the Novel'), extra reading (articles): "The Rise of the Novel" by John Mullan, "Robinson Crusoe: A World's Classic" by M. A. Seidel; homework: Alexander Pope - The Rape of the Lock (questions and tasks/group assignment)

 7. Class 9 (05.05) - Alexander Pope - The Rape of the Lock (pdf materials compiled by the students, reading: "historical and social background file" - until p. 18, an extra (not obligatory) reading: Andrew Macdonald-Brown - "The Rape of the Lock - A Darker Mirror"). 

 8. Class 10 (12.05) -  Alexander Pope - The Rape of the Lock (online discussion) & a video, homework: Oliver    Goldsmith - She Stoops to Conquer - study questions and tasks

 9. Class 11 (19.05) - Thomas Gray - Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (pdf materials compiled by the students + feedback)

10. Class 12 (26.05) - Oliver Goldsmith - She Stoops to Conquer (pdf materials compiled by the students + feedback), Test 1 

11. Class 13 (02.06) - The Romantics (pdf materials compiled by the students + feedback)

12. Class 14 (09.06) - Mary Shelley - Frankenstein, Test 2, homework:  open questions concerning the novel (individual and group work)

13. Class 15 (16.06) - Frankenstein - homework, discussion and final remarks. 


19.06.20, 12:00 - resit test

29.06.20 - final exam