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Paivi Lappalainen

Specializing in

  • Finnish literature in the 1880s and 1890s

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Some recent publications relevant for NEWW

  • "The Politics of Naturalism: Women and Fiction in the 1880s", in Päivi Lappalainen and Lea Rojola (eds), Women’s Voices: Female Authors and Feminist Criticism in the Finnish Literary Tradition (2007), p. 35–52.
  • "Seduced Girls and Prostitutes. The Character of the Fallen Woman in Finnish Naturalist Fiction", in Excavatio. Vol. XXIII, Nos. 1–2 (2008), p. 153–168.

Realized or planned activities/publications in NEWW-context

  • Participating, as member of the Management Committee and of Working Group 1, in COST Action IS 0901 “Women Writers in History” (2009-2013); cf. COST website.
  • Contributing to COST-WWIH workshop Turku 24-26 May 2010.
  • Participating in the 3rd Milestone conference of the COST-WWIH Action, Poznan 26-28 November 2012.
  • Principal Investigator in the HERA Travelling TexTs CRP (2013-2016)


  • paivi.lappalainen[at]utu.fi

SvD, August 2013

  • Participants > Lappalainen

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