Polish Insights into American Culture and Literature.
Essays in Honor of Professor Andrzej Kopcewicz on His 65th Birthday


Edited by Marek Wilczynski and Magdalena Zapedowska

Table of Contents

  • TADEUSZ SLAWEK (University of Silesia, Katowice) – Blake and Thoreau: Friendship and the Ethics of Contrariness
  • AGNIESZKA SALSKA (University of Lodz) – Dickinson in the Elegiac Mode
  • ZBIGNIEW MASZEWSKI (University of Lodz) – On the Margin of the Question of Literary Property in American Romanticism
  • JOANNA DURCZAK (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin) – “The Dover Bitch” on “Dover Beach”: Contemporary American Response Poems
  • AGATA PREIS-SMITH (Warsaw University) – Gender, Revolution, and the Political Unconscious in Rebecca Harding Davis’s Life in the Iron Mills.
  • ELZBIETA H. OLEKSY (University of Lodz) – Monstrousness and Authorship: Willa Cather’s Sapphira and the Slave Girl
  • JADWIGA MASZEWSKA (University of Lodz) – Leslie Marmon Silko’s Almanac of the Dead: A Voice in the Constructionof the Modern American Nation
  • JERZY DURCZAK (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin) – Irish Boyz N the Hood: James T. Farrell’s Studs Lonigan Trilogy
  • TOMASZ BASIUK (Warsaw University) – Joking About the Navel, Or: Intertextuality As Cyborg
  • JERZY KUTNIK (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin) – Jackson Pollock and John Cage. Are They the American Avant-Garde’s Binary Mega-Star?
  • TADEUSZ RACHWAL (University of Silesia, Katowice) – America(s). Some French Perspectives
  • WOJCIECH KALAGA (University of Silesia, Katowice) – Memory As Nature and Culture
  • JOSEPH KUHN (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan) – A Mind of Stone, Plants and Autumn: Oswald Spengler’s The Decline of the West
    in the Work of Allen Tate
  • AGNIESZKA RZEPA (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan) – Textual Androgyny? The Textuality of Gender and the Gender of Text
  • MAGDALENA ZAPEDOWSKA (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan) – Mickiewicz’s Circles: “A Vision” in the Light of Emerson’s Early Essays
  • MARCIN TURSKI (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan) – John Barth’s Sabbatical and Edgar Allan Poe’s The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym: Cases of Midrashing Recontexting
  • MAREK WILCZYNSKI (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan) – The Return of the Repressed Past. The Uncanny Houses of Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Charlotte Perkins Gilman