Stoyan Tchaprazov


Office:243 Ross
527 Farm House Ln.
Ames IA
Office Hours:MW 12-2 or by appointment


Courses I am Teaching

ENGL 250


PhD, English Literature, University of Minnesota
MA, English Literature, Emporia State University
BA, Journalism and Mass Communication, American University in Bulgaria

Research Areas

19th-century British Literature and Culture, Balkan Literature

Recent Publications

“The Bulgarians of Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man.” SHAW: The Annual of Bernard Shaw Studies 31 (2011): 71-88.

“A Virtuous Nurse and a Pícara: Mary Seacole’s Self-Characterization in Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands,” in Before Windrush: Recovering a Black and Asian Literary Heritage within Britain, 1750-1948. Eds. Pallavi Rastogi and Jocelyn Stitt. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholarly Press, 2008. 72-88.

“The British Empire Revisited Through the Lens of the Eastern Question.” Special Issue of Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net (RaVoN) 48 2007. Eds, Julia Wright and Lauren Goodlad. Refereed. 23 paragraphs.

Current Research

“Imagining Europe: Two Nineteenth-Century Bulgarian Perspectives.” This article focuses on two nineteenth-century Balkan texts: Dobri Voinikov’s The Misunderstood Civilization (1871) and Aleko Konstantinov’s Bai Ganyo (1894). Under review in Nineteenth-Century Contexts.