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Károly Pintér

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Károly Pintér

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Full Name: Károly Pintér
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Occupation: Professor, Writer
Nationality: Hungrian
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Biography

Károly Pintér was born in 1970, he received his MA in English and History from ELTE (Eötvös Loránd University), Budapest, in 1993 and 1995, respectively, and his PhD in English Literature from ELTE in 2005. His doctoral dissertation, entitled The Anatomy of Utopia, focused on two seminal works of the English utopian literary tradition, Thomas More's Utopia and H. G. Wells' A Modern Utopia.

He started teaching at the Institute of English Studies, PPKE (Péter Pázmány Catholic University), in 1995, and became full-time professor in 1998. From the start, he has been responsible for survey courses on British and American history and introductory courses on modern Britain and the USA. He has published introductory textbooks on both Britain and the US, as well as essays on Beckett, Huxley, More, and Wells. His other professional interests include modern English-language SF as well as American studies, especially the Presidential elections, the separation of church and state, and racial, ethnic and religious minorities.

From 2004 to 2012, he was chair of the Educational Committee of the Faculty of Humanities. Since 2009, he has been Vice Dean for Academic Affairs. Since July 2013, he has been chair of the Institute of English and American Studies.


Works in the WWEnd Database

 Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy

 23. (2010)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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