PJAS 1 Contents

Barton Levi St. Armand, Emily Dickinson as a Regionalist: New England and Other Angles of Vision

Sabine Sielke, West of Everything? The Frontiers and Borderlands of Critical Discourse

Tadeusz Rachwał, Van Cow: Nature, Horticulture, and the American Apples

Jacek Gutorow, Wallace Stevens’s Harmonium: Songs of Fancy and Imagination

Susana Vega-González, Metaphor and Symbolism in Edwidge Danticat’s The Farming of Bones

Zuzanna Ładyga, The Dead Father, As I Lay Dying, and the Intertextual Dialogue between Modernism and Postmodernism

Zbigniew Maszewski, The Patterns of Self-Mirroring in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Blithedale Romance

Marek Paryż, Narrative Functions of Medical Discourse in Edgar Allan Poe’s “Berenice”

Marek Brola, Louisa May Alcott’s Femmes Fatales: A Critique of Patriarchal Hypocrisy in Sentimental American Society

Alicja Piechucka, From the Music of Poetry to the Music of the Spheres: The Musical-Logocentric Vision in T.S. Eliot and Stéphane Mallarmé

Anna Wawrzyniak, Henry James’s “The Real Thing” and the Triumph of Simulacra

Beata Skwarska, The Blue Jay’s Dance: A Birth Year as Louise Erdrich’s Self- Portrait

Sławomir Wącior, “Patterns of silver on bronze”: An Intertextual Matrix of Imagist Poems

Magdalena Zapędowska, The Writing of Melancholia in Edgar Allan Poe and Antoni Malczewski

Anna Wortman, The Roswell Myth and the FBI Files: Aliens, UFOs, and the Cold War

Andrzej Filipiak, Affirmative Action and Modern Utopian Egalitarianism