Natalia Mętrak-Ruda – Ph.D. student in the Section for History of Culture, Institute of Polish Culture, literary translator. She holds an M.A. degree in cultural studies (2009; her dissertation about the Lais of Marie de France has been published as a book in 2013). Her Ph.D. dissertation discusses psychological and therapeutic discourses about love and marriage. Her major interests are the history of customs and cultural history of love.