Interdisciplinary Research Group on Picturebooks

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Hanna Dymel-Trzebiatowska
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Associate Professor at the Department of Scandinavian and Finnish Studies of the University of Gdańsk, Poland. The focal points of her studies are reading therapy, translation and theory of translation, Scandinavian literature for children including picturebooks, and Finnish literature. Apart from books on Swedish grammar (Troll 1, 2007; Troll 2, 2008), translation theory (Children’s literature translation studies. Analysis of Polish translations of Astrid Lindgren’s works, 2013) and reading therapy (In search of a “bit of solace”. The potential of works by Astrid Lindgren in reading therapy, 2014) she has published articles about Scandinavian picturebooks and co-edited The Picturebook: a mirror of social changes (2016), The Picturebook. Introduction (2017), The Picturebook. Lexicon 1 (2019). Her latest monograph, Philosophical and translatological wanderings in the Moomin Valley (2019), is devoted to the Moomin books by Tove Jansson.

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The group's work is focused on multiple, interdisciplinary approaches to investigation of iconotexts - predominantly picturebooks.

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Cackowska Małgorzata, Anita Wincencjusz-Patyna (po 50%): Look! Polish Picturebook!, Gdańsk: NCK, 2016.      
Cackowska Małgorzata, Dymel-Trzebiatowska Hanna (red.): The Picturebook: a mirror of social changes. Książka obrazkowa: zwierciadło przemian społecznych. Problemy Wczesnej Edukacji 3 (34), 2016.
Cackowska, M. Dymel-Trzebiatowska, H. Szyłak. J. (red.) Książka obrazkowa. Wprowadzenie, Poznań: Instytut Kultury Popularnej, 2017.
Cackowska, M. Dymel-Trzebiatowska, H. Szyłak. J. (red.) Książka obrazkowa. Leksykon 1, Poznań: Instytut Kultury Popularnej, 2018.
Dymel-Trzebiatowska, H., „Digital all-age literature? Artistic transits between genres, media and readerships”, TijdSchrift voor Skandinavistiek, vol. 36 (2), s. 141-148,

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