Cross-cultural Perspectives in Literature and Language


Iwona Filipczak, Anna Gaidash, Joanna Stolarek, Michaela Weiss, Anna Wortman, Judit Baranyine Koczy, Oleksandr Kapranov, Jaroslaw Wilinski, Agnieszka Wrobel

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European views on multi-culturalism vs. globalization, national and transnational character of American society, language and culture both home and abroad – all that and more in the latest collection of essays by scholars from Chechia, Hungary, Poland, Ukraine, and Norway.

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This volume on Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Literature and Language provides an international forum for the exchange of ideas related to multiculturalism; multi-ethicity; cross-cultural perspectives in literature, the arts, and politics; integration versus cultural shock; as well as racial, ethnic, and religious problems of the world in the 21st century.

The editors hope that the articles selected for the volume will prove stimulating and inspiring to their readers, be they blooming researchers or specialists in Anglophone literature, culture, linguistics, and didactics.


Joanna Stolarek, Jarosław Wiliński

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Table of Contents

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Iwona Filipczak, University of Zielona Góra, Poland, Reclaiming the multicultural past in the global context in Bharati Mukherjee’s The Holder of the World and Toni Morrison’s A Mercy2
Anna Gaidash,Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Ukraine, ‘The Years are Coming Up Fast Behind Us’: Representations of the Elderly Characters in Three Plays by Naomi Wallace23
Joanna Stolarek,Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Poland, American South in the face of European Fascism in Katherine Anne Porter’s 'Ship of Fools' and Carson McCullers’s 'The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter'45
Michaela Weiss,Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic, Multilingualism in American Jewish Literature: Irena Klepfisz’s Yiddish Revival67
Anna Wortman, An independent scholar, The United States – A Nation of Immigrants: Multiculturalism and the American Democracy87
Judit Baranyiné Kóczy, Széchenyi István University, Hungary, Cross-cultural Variation of Metaphors in Folksongs: A Comparative Analysis of Hungarian and Slovak Folksongs106
Oleksandr Kapranov, University of Bergen, Norway, Bicultural and Language-Related Narratives of USA-born Female Future Teachers Permanently Residing in Sweden137
Jarosław Wiliński,Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Poland, Cognitive motivation for idiom variation in a learner’s dictionary: Explaining cross-cultural and cross-linguistic differences in the use of British and American idioms157
Agnieszka Wróbel,Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Poland, Culture Awareness as a Key to Successful Communication in English as a Foreign Language184


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