Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts
2016--: PhD in American Literature, University of Adelaide
2009: M.A. in English Language and Literature, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
2005: B.A. in English Language and Literature, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Even as critics continue to reexamine male-written postwar American novels from new perspectives, a curious lacuna persists in the criticism of the novels written by women in that era. As a result of such scanty inquiry, they are largely absent from literary anthologies on postwar American literature. My research fills this gap by analysing Patricia Highsmith's 1952 The Price of Salt (Carol), Pamela Moore's 1956 Chocolates for Breakfast and Joyce Johnson's Come and Join the Dance to highlight their potential for being taken as examples of social problem novels that advocate evolutionary rather than revolutionary change of postwar heteronormative precepts.
Date Position Institution name 2009 - 2011 Research Assistant: doing research on Ludvig Holberg’s comedies with Professor Emeritus B. Ghaderi Sohi University of Tehran
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Persian Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review Turkish Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Research InterestsArt History Art Theory and Criticism Biography British History Cinema Studies Classical Greek History Comparative Literature Studies Creative Arts Creative Writing Cultural Studies Culture, Gender, Sexuality Dance Diasporas Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies European History European Literature Fine Arts Gender Studies Gender, Sexuality and Education General Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Literary Theory Literatures in English Migrant Cultural Studies North American History North American Literature
Year Citation 2013 Feridoun Pour, A. (2013). “A Word with Many Edges: Sylvia Plath’s Nomenclature for the Collection Ariel”. Plath Profiles, 6. 2012 Feridoun Pour, A. (2012). “To Be Playing to the Gallery of Oneself Alone: The Motif of Enclosure after WW II in Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and Some Selected Poems”. Plath Profiles, 5.
Year Citation 2013 Barseghiyan, A. (2013). Sunrise. In - (Ed.), Monday.
Original Creative Works
Year Citation 2014 Authors: Feridoun Pour A. Title: The Blue Cafe. Description: N/A. Extent: 30-31. 2013 Authors: Feridoun Pour A. Title: Perdita. Description: N/A. Extent: 417-426. 2012 Authors: Feridoun Pour A. Title: “‘Empty Benches of Memory’: Sylvia Plath, A Sketch”. Description: N/A. Extent: 40-47. 2011 Authors: Feridoun Pour A. Title: “Theatres of the Mind”. Description: N/A. Extent: 328-30.
- October 2017: Global Learning Travel Grant for Overseas Research, University of Adelaide
- October 2017: D R Stranks Postgraduate Travelling Fellowship 2017, University of Adelaide
- September 2017: Harold J Rodda Scholarship & Cowan Bursaries 2017, University of Adelaide, Kathleen Lumley College (KLC)
- May 2016: The Selection Committee of the GEMMA Consortium: Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for a European Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies (GEMMA) at Utrecht University (the Netherlands) and Hull University (England)
- April 2016: Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand): Victoria Doctoral Scholarship for a PhD in American Literature at Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences / School of English, Film, Theatre and Media Studies
- March 2016: University of Adelaide: ASI (Adelaide International Scholarship) at Faculty of Arts, School of Humanities, Department of English and Creative Writing
- February 2016: Copenhagen University: The Danish Governmental Scholarship for an MA in Advanced Migration Studies at the Faculty of Humanities / Saxo Institute
2006 to 2009: ILI (Iran Language Institute), Iran: English teacher
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