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About Flora Lisica

Dr Flora Lisica is Assistant Professor in English at Northeastern University London. Her teaching specialisms include the literature and culture of Romanticism and the long eighteenth century, tragedy, Shakespeare and his reception, and the relationship between literature, the visual arts and material culture. She has a PhD in English from the University of Cambridge, an MA in History of Art from The Courtauld Institute of Art, and a BA in English with Philosophy from the Northeastern University London and University of London.



PhD English (University of Cambridge)

MA History of Art (The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London)

BA English with Philosophy (Northeastern University London and University of London)

Flora Lisica's Research

Flora’s research centres on Romantic literature and culture; tragedy, its history and theory; literature and the emotions; and the intersections between literature, the visual arts and material culture. Her PhD thesis traced the way that the idea of tragedy changed in the Romantic period by focusing on the work of Keats, Byron, Mary Shelley and P. B. Shelley.


‘John Keats and London: Nature, The City and the Suburbs’, in Cultures of London: Legacies of Migration, ed. by Charlotte Grant and Alistair Robinson (Bloomsbury; forthcoming)

Frankenstein‘, in The Palgrave Encyclopedia of the Possible, ed. by Vlad Petre Glăveanu and others (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022)

Flora Lisica's Teaching

Flora has taught on Cultures of London, Criticism, Shakespeare and His Afterlives, London: Literature, Identity, Culture, and First-Year Writing. She has led the Culture, Crisis and the City summer school and the NU Start project course on Tragedy, the latter of which she developed. Previously, during her PhD, she supervised students at different colleges at the University of Cambridge on the literature of the early modern period and the long eighteenth century, lyric poetry, and criticism.