Dr Maria Frendo

Dr Maria Frendo

Dr Maria Frendo


Senior Lecturer

Department of Englilsh
Old Humanities Building (OH)
University of Malta
  +356 2340 2615
Maria Frendo is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Malta. She lectures on Chaucer, Milton, Dryden and Pope, T.S. Eliot, World Literature in Translation, The Lyric, The Short Story, English Literature and Music, and Modern and Contemporary British Drama. She is Associate Editor of CounterText and a member of the Futures of Literature Network. She is also a professional musician, performing both as a pianist and a soprano. She has recorded for DECCA and GEGA labels, and performances have taken her to major venues in Europe and North America. She is co-organiser of the Victoria International Arts Festival, a yearly Festival celebrating the Arts. She was appointed to the National Order of Merit in 2012.

FRENDO, M., 2015. Bored to death: Improvisations on a theme. CounterText, 1(3), pp. 304.

FRENDO, M., 2013. The Italianness of Italian Opera: Nabucco. 13 edn. Malta: Astra Publications.

  • ENG1071 - Chaucer: An Introduction
  • ENG1076 - Genre: Prose
  • ENG1077 - Literary Criticism and Theory: An Introduction
  • ENG1176 - The Short Story
  • ENG1177 - Studying English Literature at Undergraduate Level
  • ENG2005 - Poetry of the Eighteenth Century
  • ENG2006 - Milton and the Epic Voice
  • ENG2041 - High Modernism in English and American Literature
  • ENG2054 - Metaphysical Poetry and Baroque Writing in England
  • ENG2099 - From Plato to Pater
  • ENG2273 - Contemporary Drama
  • ENG3051 - Synoptic Study-Unit 1: Ideas and Concepts
  • ENG3052 - Synoptic Study-Unit 2: Readings, Interpretations, Applications
  • ENG5003 - T.S. Eliot and Modernism
  • ENG5058 - Myth and Modernism