Assistant Professor in English and American Literatures

Kazimierz Wielki University, department of English literary and cultural studies

Research expertise

Literary theory; cultural studies; critical discourses



Pleasure gardens

Pleasure gardens were a type of eighteenth-century public spaces which offered diverse forms of entertainment for their visitors. Their spatial design coincided with the growth of the public sphere and fostered disparate forms of social interactions on their premises. Related to the growing commodification of culture as expressed in corresponding forms of leisure, they can also be linked to the rising significance of culturally conditioned notions such as taste, fashion or visibility.