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Crossroads in literature and culture [electronic resource] /

edited by Jacek Fabiszak, Ewa Urbaniak-Rybicka and Bartosz Wolski.

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Names: Fabiszak, Jacek. | Urbaniak-Rybicka, Ewa. | Wolski, Bartosz.
Published: Berlin ; Springer, c2013.
Series: Second language learning and teaching.
Topics: Boundaries in literature. | Culture in literature. | English literature - History and criticism. | American literature - History and criticism. | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Genres: Electronic books.
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Part 1. Crossing thresholds of literary theories and critical approaches -- I See a Voice... / Małgorzata Grzegorzewska -- A New Territory? Literary Criticism as a Literary Genre / Tymon Adamczewski -- 25-33 / Cutting into a New World: Reading The Cut Through Slavoj Žižek / Robert Kielawski -- 35-44 / Internal (Post)Coloniality in Anglo-Irish Literature: Crossing the Boundaries in Postcolonial Comparative Studies / Grzegorz Koneczniak -- A Post-Battle Landscape: Doris Lessing's The Golden Notebook and The Cleft / Katarzyna Więckowska.
Part 2. Remapping women's. men's moral and social borders -- Near the Riverbank: Women, Danger and Place in Dickens / Aleksandra Budrewicz-Beratan -- Women with Iron in'em. Women Who Wanted Land and a Home: Female Pioneers Staking Out New Territories in the American Popular Fiction of the 1920s and 1930s / Barbara Leftih -- Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Complexities of Gender / Małgorzata Łuczyńska-Hołdys -- Outlaw Emotions: Carol Ann Duffy's "Eurydice", Dramatic Monologue and Victorian Women Poets / Magdalena Pypeć -- The One Great Drawback to the Life of Women is That They Cannot Act in Politics? Political Women in Anthony Trollope's Fiction / Agnieszka Setecka -- Transgressing Boundaries to Metamorphose: The Outlander by Gil Adamson / Ewa Urbaniak-Rybicka -- Forbidden Territories: the Sexual and the Social in Allan Hollinghurst's Novel The Line of Beauty / Przemysław Uściński -- What Haunts Hundreds Hall? Transgression in Sarah Waters' The Little Stranger / Barbara Braid -- Crossing the "Gender Frontier": Cross-dressing and Male Impersonation in Sarah Waters' Tipping the Velvet (1998) / Malwina Degórska.
Part 3. Cross-language ventures -- Black Women are the Most Fascinating Creations in the World or How (not) to Translate Alice Walker's The Color Purple / Marcin Jurkowicz.
Part 4. Old world, new world and the space between -- Female pioneers, Good Indians, and Settler Nostalgia: Colonial Ambivalence in Sally Armstrong's The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor / Anna Branach-Kallas -- Crossing the Frontiers of Death: A Journey Through War Memories and Continents in Anne Michaels' Fugitive Pieces / Dagmara Drewniak -- India Re-loaded: Vikas Swarup's Slumdog Millionaire as a Postcolonial Novel / Ryszard W. Wolny -- Narration and Representation of Race in Matthew Kneale's English Passengers / Maciej Sulmicki -- A Dominican-American Experience of Not Quite Successful Assimilation: Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao / Brygida Gasztold.
Part 5. Private territories, social spaces -- Louis MacNeice's Autumn Journal as a Place of Asylum in Space and an Archive in Time / Teresa Bruś -- Aldous Huxley and Evolving Borders of Social Space: The Changing 20th Century Society in His Essays from the 1920s / Joanna Jodłowska -- Re-vision of London in Iain Sinclair's White Chappell, Scarlet Tracings / Dominika Lewandowska -- Philip K. Dick: One Man's Illusion Might Invade the Reality of Others / Artur Skweres -- The Idea of Ambition as a Social Process Based on Role Transition Theory: Dyadic Power Relations in Coriolanus and Macbeth / Natalia Brzozowska.
Part 6. Across literary epochs, bringing together writers -- Genius and Madness Mirrored: Rossetti's and Yeats' Reception of William Blake / Anna Budziak -- Between Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and Peter Ackroyd's Clerkenwell Tales: A Dialogue of the Contemporary Novel and Medieval Literary Conventions / Joanna Bukowska -- Thomas MacGreevy and Samuel Beckett. Affinity and Controversy / Wacław Grzybowski -- False Memories, Forged Identities and Murders: Macbeth for the Twenty-First Century / Edyta Lorek-Jezińska.
Part 7. Extending the boundaries of genre and medium -- Beyond the Confines of Realism: Seeking New Metaphors for Memory in Kazuo Ishiguro's When We Were Orphans / Wojciech Drąg -- Between a Fragment and a Whole. A Cognitive Analysis of the Gothic Fragment as a Literary Genre. A Case Study of Anna Letitia Aikin's 'Sir Bertrand: A Fragment.' / Anna Kędra-Kardela -- Poe Goes Pop, or Adapting "The Fall of the House of Usher" in the 21st Century / Anna Krawczyk-Łaskarzewska -- Adaptation and the Idea of the Death of the Author: The Case of Samuel Beckett / Jadwiga Uchman -- From Commodification to Communal Art: "Above Sex... Above Politics" / Ewa Kębłowska-Ławniczak.
Part 8. Countries and cultures at crossroads -- The Subversive Power of Father Matthias. The Poetry of Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski as Vehicle for Political Propaganda in England of the 17th Century / Krzysztof Fordoński -- Early Modern Travel Writing and Thomas More's Utopia: An Attempt at Literary Interpretation / Olga Grądziel -- Beryl Bainbridge's The Birthday Boys: Travelling Towards the Pole of Death / Bożena Kucała -- Crossing Racial Frontiers in the Quest for Cultural Acceptance as Seen Through Selected Works by Jackie Kay / Aniela Korzeniowska -- The Flying Dutchman's Mimetic Desire. Crossing Geographical and Moral Frontiers in Frederick Marryat's The Phantom Ship / Joanna Mstowska -- Forays into the Scientific Mindset: The Two Cultures in Ian McEwan's Saturday and Solar / Stankomir Nicieja -- Trying to Cross Frontiers of Fortress Europe: Rose Tremain's Novel The Road Home (2007) / Anna Maria Tomczak -- Carnivalesque Pop. Representations of the Commonplace in British Pop Art / Justyna Stępień -- Representation of Identities in the British Arts Policy of the 1980s / Katarzyna Kociołek -- The Coenesque Zones: Alternative American Settings Beyond the Constraints of Everyday Logic in the Cinematic Works of Joel and Ethan Coen / Jakub Ligor -- Crossing Frontiers, Staking Out New Territories: Hollywood Remaking British Crime Locations in Get Carter / Agnieszka Rasmus -- From the New Right to the Da Vinci Code: Transformations of the Conspiracy Theorist After the Second World War / Michał Różycki -- The "Cultural Turn" and the Changing Face of the Humanities in Poland / Urszula Terentowicz-Fotyga.

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