American Studies No. 18

Table of Contents


Steven Carter “Newspeak in the Nineties and After”
Bohdan Szklarski “The American Conservative Soul: The Discursive Culture of Right-Wing Extremists”
Joanna Jastrzebska-Szklarska “Beyond Consensus: Revisions of the American Creed: The Participation of White Women Elites in the Shaping of the Values of Liberty and Equality as presented by the Supreme Court in the US”
Cecil Kirk Hutson “Violence in the Ozarks: An Historical Analysis of Southern Missouri”
Miroslawa Ziaja-Buchholtz “Aestheticization of History in The House of the Seven Gables
Magdalena Zapedowska “The Transparent and the Opaque: Reading Nature by Emerson, Mickiewicz, and Dickinson”
Julia Fiedorczuk “Time as a Source of Irony in Selected Poems by John Ashbery”
Magdalena Delicka “The Dynamics of Contemporary Cultural Politics in Sherman Alexie’s Reservation Blues
Jerzy Sobieraj “The Old South and the Emergence of the new in Thomas Nelson Page’s Red Rock
Marek Paryz “The Ridiculed Reason: The Presentation of the Insane Asulym in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Egotism: or, the Bosom Serpent” and Edgar Allan Poe’s “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether”
Joanna Durczak “A Prophecy that Came True: Vikram Seth’s The Golden Gate

Book Reviews

Elzbieta H. Oleksy Kobieta w krainie Dixie. Literatura i film [Dixie’s Women. Literature and Film] (by Marek Paryz)
Tadeusz Tomaszewski Proces amerykanski – problematyka sledcza [American Trial – Investigative Problems] (By Pawel Szaniawski]
Cynthia Dominick, ed., Is Poland Being Americanized? (by Michal Rozbicki)
Andrzej Weselinski The Modern Novel and Film (by Miroslawa Ziaja-Buchholtz)