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Views of the East. Travel and Intercultural Communication in Europe

Iasi, 2016
 
Editor: Oana Cogeanu
Editura Universității „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iași, 2016
ISBN 978-606-714-277-8
 
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SELF AND OTHER
Daniela Doboș
The West Going East: Archaic Romania in Western Author’s Travel Writings
of the Late Twentieth Century / p. 17
Mircea-Cristian Ghenghea
Andrew Archibald Paton and Transylvania. Perceptions and Narration from a Troubled Time / p. 46
Odette Blumenfeld
Bucharest under Communist Dictatorship: Paul Bellow’s The Deans December / p. 58
Elena Atudosiei
Dracula: Story and History / p. 90
Iulia-Mădălina Pintilie
The Other and the Eastern Threat in Bram Stokers Dracula (1992) and the Novel (1897) / p. 103
 
TRAVELLING EAST
Eugenia Dima
Towards the Far East in 18th Century Romanian Culture / p. 123
Ludmila Braniște
Exoticism in Romanian Literature. Vasile Alecsandri as a Traveller in the Orient / p. 138
Irina Ciobanu
A Journey into the French Life Retold by „The Victorian Scheherezade” / p. 165
 
OTHER TRAVELS
Andrea Bargan
Mythical Figures of the East in Christa Wolf’s Interpretation / p. 189
Norbert Poruciuc
Judith of Bethulia – An Oriental Heroine Praised in Anglo-Saxon Verse / p. 197
Lucian Băiceanu
Temporal Interchangeability: The Travel Theme in the Novel La Modification / p. 205
Eva-Nicoleta Burdușel
Travelling Eastwards: Exploring the World Through Storytelling / p. 218

Enticing Cultures. Travel and Intercultural Communication in Europe
 
Iasi, 2016
 
Editor: Oana Cogeanu
Editura Universității „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iași, 2016
ISBN 978-606-714-278-5
 
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AN INTERCULTURAL EDUCATION
 
Mona Ciortescu
Key Aspects in Teaching Intercultural Communication / p. 15
Anca-Margareta Bunea
Intercultural Dialogue in Teaching Romanian as a Foreign Language / p. 26
Alsadag E. Alsadag
Development of Intercultural Communication Competence during Students' Language Stay Abroad / p. 38
Eva Lambertsson Bjork and Jutta Eschenbach
Reel Life: Film as a Tool for Intercultural Dialogue / p. 51
 
OF INTERCULTURAL EXPERIENCES
 
Adina Hulubaș
The Broken Mirror: East-European Migrants' Attempt at Recreating Home in Host Societies / p. 69
Patrycja Rozbicka
Meetings and Impact. Refugee Diasporas in Poland / p. 82
Ioana Repciuc
The Romanian Peasant through Foreign Glasses: Objective Ethnography or Subjective Travelogue? / p. 114
 
INTERCULTURAL REFLECTIONS
 
Cristian Lako
Welcome to Romania!? A Contrastive Analysis of the Language of Tourism / p. 151
Felix Nicolau
Imagetext and Ekphrasis as Chances of Revival in Translation Studies / p. 165
Octavian Ciobanu and Radu Ciornei
Intercultural Communication - Esperanto / p. 179
 

The Many Facets of Adaptation

Iasi, 2015

Editors: Rodica Dimitriu                        
           Sara Laviosa
           Georgina Lock
           Veronica Popescu
 
Editura Universității „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iași, 2015
ISBN 978-973-703-906-6
 

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THE MANY FACES OF ADAPTATION / p. 7
 
FROM PAGE TO STAGE TO SCREEN
 
François Vergne-Clary
Translation as Redemption in Anthony Asquith's The Browning Version / p. 21
Rita Filanti
Disavowed Progenitors: Luchino Visconti's Obsessione and the Denial of its Literary (and Cinematic) Antecedents / p. 29
Sorina Chiper
Sunt o babă comunistă (I'm an old communist hag): Adaptation as Performance and Self-Reflectivity / p. 47
Daniel Iftene
Adapting Real-Life Events to Art Forms: Tanacu in Literature, Theatre and Film / p. 67
Ileana Jitaru
Hours in Hours out: Strategies of Double Translation of Literature into Film.
From Woolf to Cunningham to Daldry / p. 79
 
LANGUAGE, CULTURE, IDEOLOGY
 
Cătălina Iliescu
Adaptation in Film Titles from English into Spanish: Strategy or Policy? / p. 91
Paula Buzilă
Rumañol - The Adaptation of Romanian to the Spanish Linguistic Context / p. 101
Daniela Doboș
Oral Fluency as Second Language Adaptation / p. 125
 
ADAPTING, APPROPRIATING, REWRITING SHAKESPEARE
 
Dana Monah
Faint Recollections: A Moody-Memory Approach to Theatrical Rewriting / p. 141
Sarbani Chaudhury
"Is this a Macbeth, which I See before Me?" A Post-Colonial Twenty-First Century
Indigenisation of Macbeth  / p. 151
Alina Bottez
Falstaff Revisited. Shakespeare's Henry IV Adapted into Opera / p. 163
Viviana Iacob
Shakespeare for a New Age: the 1948 Romeo and Juliet Stage Adaptation / p. 179
 
THE PRACTICE OF ADAPTATION
 
Georgina Lock
Woman at Sea! Going against the Flow: A Writer's Reflection on Adapting a Feature
Length Screenplay to a Novel / p. 195
Pascaline Merten and Valérie Vanden Dunghen
Making the Right Choices in Audiovisual Translation. A Pedagogical Perspective / p. 207
Valeria Giordano
The Dubbing Process of Swearwords and Insults into Italian: Translator versus Dialogue Writer / p. 219
 
 
ADAPTATION, THE ART OF SURVIVAL AND THE SURVIVAL OF ART
 
Georgina Lock
Adaptation as Cultural Negociation in Laura Bohannan's / Elenore Smith Bowen's Popular Writings:
Return to Laughter and "Shakespeare in the Bush" / p. 229
Eva-Kristin Winter
Translating, Transforming and Adapting: The Painter's Creative Process
in Peter Watkin's Edvard Munch / p. 243

Wounded Bodies, Wounded Minds
 
Iasi, 2014
 
Editors: Oana Cogeanu                         
           Radu Andriescu
Editura Universității „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iași, 2014
ISBN 978-606-714-044-6

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THE MAKING AND HEALING OF WOUNDED BODIES - WOUNDED MINDS (Oana Cogeanu) / p. 7

LINGUISTIC AND SOCIETAL WOUNDS

THE SEMANTIC ADVENTURE OF THE PROTO-INDO-EUROPEAN ROOT *PLAK- 'TO STRIKE' (Norbert A. Poruciuc) / p. 17

THE MENTAL ASYLUM OR VIOLENCE IN THE NAME OF HEALING (Anca-Luisa Viusenco) / p. 25

WOUNDED SELVES

LOBOTOMIZING THE VIRTUAL VIOLATORS OF THE ESTABLISHMENT'S GUARDIANS (Felix Nicolau) / p. 45

PASS THRU FIRE: ON LOU REED'S WOUNDED SELF (Daniela Doboș) / p. 55

THE WORLD CORPSED IN SAMUEL BECKETT'S ENDGAME (Nicoleta Stanca) / p. 77

CULTURAL WOUNDS

THE DISLOCATION TRAUMA AND THE NEED OF BELONGING AMONG FIRST-GENERATION
CANADIANS ORIGINATING IN CENTRAL-EUROPEAN EX-COMMUNIST COUNTRIES (Rodica Albu) / p. 95

THE TRANSPOSITION OF THE BODY/MIND ANTAGONISM IN THE CONQUERED/CONQUEROR
RELATIONSHIP IN HEMINGWAY'S INITIATION SHORT STORIES (Gianina Roman) / p. 119

MEMORIALIZING THE VIOLATED BODY AND SOUL OF EAST TIMOR: TIMOTHY MO'S
THE REDUNDANCY OF COURAGE (Angela Stănescu) / p. 135

SILENCED AND ALIENATED SELVES IN MAXINE HONG KINGSTON (Sorina Ailiesei) / p. 159


Shakespeare in Europe. Nation(s) and Boundaries
 
Iasi, 2011
 
Editors: Odette Blumenfeld
            Veronica Popescu
Editura Universității „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” Iași, 2011
ISBN 978-973-640-673-7
 
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I. Ideas of Statehood and Boundaries
 
Michael Hattaway
Empire, State, and Nation: Marlowe, Shakespeare, and Peele / p. 11
Iulia Blănuță-Milică
The Other Hamlet / p. 30
Monica Matei-Chesnoiu
Ancient Stories of Eccentric Lands: Shakespeare's Classical Geography of the Black Sea / p. 46
 
II. Intertextualities
 
Manfred Pfister
Route 66 and No End: Further Fortunes of Shakespeare's Sonnet 66 / p. 59
Pia Brînzeu
Colours, Waters, and Reflections in Marina Warner's Indigo and Peter Greenaway's Prospero's Books / p. 71
Carla Dente
Shakespeare in Transit. Exploring Margins and Faultlines / p. 79
 
III. Shakespeare Relocated: Adaptations and Appropriations on European Stages
 
Ton Hoenselaars
ShakesPOW / p. 99
Ludwig Schnauder
Austro-Shakespeare: Current Appropriations of the Bard at Vienna's Burghtheater / p. 114
Balz Engler
Shakespeare's Languages / p. 130
Jozef de Vos
Shakespeare Beyond the Frontiers of Language / p. 137
Isabelle Schwartz-Gastine
Stefane Braunschweig's Measure for Measure: A (German and French) Vienna Midway between Britain and Italy / p. 148
Francesca Rayner
Fear and Loathing in the State of Denmark: Gender and Remediation in Um Hamlet A Mais / p. 161
Nicoleta Cinpoeș
Theatrics at War: When Macbeth Meets Macbett / p. 173
Jacek Fabiszak
Macbeth in (the Shade of) Iraq: Crossing the Borders of Poland, NATO and the Defensive War / p. 186
 
IV. From Text to Screen: Exploring Boundaries
 
Jacek Fabiszak and Urszula Kizelbach
Re-Drawing the Boundaries of Theatre, Studio, and Film from 1999 to 2007:
On Polish Televisual Shakespeares and Their Search for an Aesthetic Formula / p. 195
Veronica Popescu
Montagues and Capulets, Star-Crossed Lovers and 20th-Century Veronas / p. 205
Gabriela Iuliana Colipcă and Ligia Pîrvu
Screening a Dream / p. 223
Antonella Piazza
Media Tempests: Preliminary Notes to a Comparative Reading of Some Film Adaptations
of the Eighties in Grat Britain and the United States / p. 248
 
V. Crossing Boundaries of Language: Shakespeare in Translation
 
Gary Harrington
"Whose Play Is It?" Translating Shakespeare into English / p. 261
Marta Gibinska
Where is Hamlet? In Denmark, England or Poland? / p. 272
Mădălina Nicolaescu
"Are We Turned Turks?" Translating Shakespeare in a Borderland / p. 285
Rodica Dimitriu
Shakespeare in 20th-Century Romania: Individual and Collective Translation Projects / p. 296
Evelin Banhard
Shakespeare's Wordplays in Twelfth Night and Their Estonian Translations / p. 320
 

Mapping the Future

 

Iasi, 2005

Editura Universitas XXI, 2005

ISBN 978-606-714-044-6

 

 

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BRITISH STUDIES
Luminița Andrei Cocârță
Arthurian Literature - History and Fiction / p. 13
Elena Ciobanu
Sylvia Plath's Poetic Masks / p. 18
Gabriela Iuliana Colipcă
A (Senti)Mental Traveller's Progress: The Journey Pattern in Laurence Sterne's Tristram Shandy / p. 34
Ducu Harabagiu Dimitrescu
Rewriting Wuthering Heights. Heathcliff Becomes the Narrator of the Story / p. 48
Alexandru Dragoș Ivana
Between What Has Been and What Should Be:
Don Quixote and Eighteenth-Century English Quixotism / p. 54
Manuela Macarie
Representations of Taste in the Regency Period / p. 61
Anca Magiru
”Rex Quondam Rexque Futurus”, Approaches to a Myth which Spans Eternity / p. 67
Alina Elena Oneț
Regeneration and Apotheosis in D.H. Lawrence's Sons and Lovers – Transcending
One's Sense of Incompleteness / p. 73
Alina Popescu
Under Erasure: Chronological Time in P. Ackroyd's The House of Doctor Dee / p. 84
Adrian Radu
Inscapes of God, Power and Beauty in „The Starlight Night” and „The Windhover” by Gerard Manley Hopkins / p. 90
Diana Stah
Laurence Sterne and the Stream of Consciousness / p. 96
Olga Stroia
A Possible Barthesian Frame for John Fowles' The Cloud / p. 100
 
AMERICAN STUDIES
Robert Azzarello
Mapping the Subject: Michel Foucault, Willa Cather, and Ecocriticism / p. 106
Iulia Blănuță
Sin and Innocence in the American Romance Tradition / p. 112
Ruxanda Bontilă
Joyce Carol Oates: Broke Heart Blues or What our Myths are Made of / p. 119
Irina Chirica
Native Americans in Stereotypes and Archetypes / p. 126
Radu Cozmei
The Reception of Nathaniel Hawthorne's Symbolic and Allegoric Modes of Expresion / p. 132
Petru Iamandi
Achieving Performativity and Losing Humanity in Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? / p. 137
Camelia-Dana Mihăilescu
Dilemmas of Jewish-American Identity Formation in Anzia Yezierska's Encounter with the Limits. A Bridge to Otherness / p. 147
Elena-Maria Rusu
The Sense of Decay in The Custom House / p. 156
 
LANGUAGE STUDIES
Lucia-Cristina Albu
English-based Computerese in German/ p. 163
Camelia Constantinescu
Projecting Degree in English and Romanian / p. 172
Laura Carmen Cuțitaru
Mapping the Brain, Mapping the Future / p. 185
Daniela Doboș
Word Games / p. 190
Horia Hulban
Metonymy between the Schools of Linguistics / p. 196
Tatiana Iațcu
Phrasal Verbs with „In” and „At” / p. 222
Tamara Lăcătușu
Advertising Luxury Goods in Magazines / p. 228
Carmen Maftei
Voice Representations in Garabet Ibrăileanu's Adela / p. 234
Silvia Manoliu
On Emotive Meaning / p. 241
Maria Nicolescu
Doctrinary Discourse between Faith and Science /p. 256
Adrian Poruciuc
Tok Pisin as Future English?
Norbert Poruciuc
Future Onomastics in Isaac Asimov's Foundation and Empire / p. 268
Rodica Ștefan
Language Interference between Romanian and English / p. 271
Daniela Țuchel
The Updateness of Discussing Relevance / p. 282
Carmen Velică
Chatspeak: English at Play in Chat Rooms / p. 293
Marius Velică
Journalese Revisited / p. 302
Cristina-Mihaela Zamfir
Verbs Expressing Violence: Uses and Misuses in Business English / p. 307
 
GENDER/FEMINISM
Michaela Praisler
Accessing Silent Territories. Contemporary Poetry on Women / p. 315
Smaranda Ștefanovici
Woman and Domesticity: Permanence and Change / p. 321
 
TRANSLATION STUDIES
Oana Bargan
Subjectivity and Objectivity in Interpreting. A Psyhcological Approach / p. 329
Roxana Bîrsanu
The Translator in Wonderland: Translating Children's Literature / p. 336
Elena Croitoru
Modality and the Translator / p. 343
Rodica Dimitriu
Ideological Clashes in Translation: The Case of Eyeless in Gaza / p. 350
Antoanela Marta Dumitrașcu
Similarities and Dissimilarities between the English, Romanian and
Italian Conditional Sentences. Equivalence and Non-Equivalence in Translation / p. 360
Camelia Gheorghieș
Overview of Translation Strategies Used in Legal Translation / p. 372
Teodora Ghivirigă
Translation of Names in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings / p. 378
Cristina Misievici
Harry Potter and the Language of Secrets: The Translation of Names in
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets / p. 387
Alina Miu
The Semantics of Fiction and Translation in Edgar Allan Poe’s The Oval Portrait / p. 394
Veronica Popescu
Translation, Translator, Faithfulness: The Unreliable Translator / p. 403
Iulian Răileanu
Translating Puns in Advertisments / p. 412
Eleonora Rusnac
Editing in Consecutive Interpreting. Pros and Cons / p. 433
Oana Țurcanu
Metaphor in Translation / p. 433
 
IRISH STUDIES
Iulia-Veronica Beldiman
A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift: Structure as Meaning / p. 442
Ligia Constantinescu
Ironic Modulations of Short Story Poetics in Samuel  Beckett’s „Dante and the
Lobster” (from More Pricks than Kicks, 1932-4) and Textes pour Rien, 1955/
Texts for Nothing, 1965 / p. 453
Aba-Carina Pârlog
Adaptability and the Elderly Body in Samuel Beckett’s Trilogy / p. 467
Nicoleta Stanca
Mapping the Future of the Irish Connection in North America: Permanence and
Change in Conteporary Irish Poetry Drawing on the American Experience / p. 473
 
POST-COLONIAL STUDIES
Emilia Ivancu
Identities in Change – Identity Lost, Identity Regained in VS Naipaul’s The Enigma of
Arrival and Salman Rushdie’s The Ground beneath her Feet / p. 484
Titus Pop
Englishness and Otherness in Ondaatje’s The English Patient / p. 491
Daniela Rogobete
The Future is Just a Dream Away / p. 495
Florin Eduard Irimia
The Ultimate Paradox: Ironies, Anomalies and Funny Things about
Canada and Canadians / p. 503
 
COMPARATIVE LITERATURE
Radu Andriescu
Poetry on both Sides of the Iron Curtain / p. 510
Dana Bădulescu
Metropolis Reflections in One-Day Novels: Mrs. Dalloway and Ulysses / p. 515
 
CULTURAL STUDIES
Remus Bejan
The Author: Contributions to the History of an Idea / p. 522
Scott Kenworthy
Mircea Eliade’s Re-Invention of Himself in North-America / p. 549
Laura Ioana Leon
Cultural Images of Victorianism in Th. Hardy’s Fiction / p. 556
Andreea-Tereza Nițișor
Ethnic Markers in a Changing World – Magical Realist Elements as Ethnic
Markers in Rudolfo Anaya’s Bless Me, Ultima / p. 656
 
STYLISTICS
Andrea Bargan
Text Linguistics and Stylistics / p. 578
Maria Bojan
The Stylistic Component / p. 584
Iuliana Lungu
Economic Metaphors We Live By / p. 599
Teona Muscalu
Stylistic Devices based on Verbs / p. 606
Daniela Șorcaru
Stylistic Functions: A Spider-Web-Like World of Linguistic Realizations / p. 610
 
TEACHING METHODOLOGY
Anca Cehan
Mapping Past and Present in Classroom Discourse Analysis / p. 619
Anca Cristina Colibaba
Incongruencies between Learning Styles and Teaching Preferences / p. 627
Ștefan Colibaba
The Study of Literature and Skills Development in EFL Contexts / p. 633
Ileana Oana Macari
The Spanish Official Language Schools (Escuelas Oficiales de Idiomas) / p. 639
Anca Codruța Stănișoara
English and Romanian Women Sonneteers – A Possible Comparative Approach
And Syllabus Suggestion / p. 647
Daniela Țuchel
We Look Back and Move Forward. Washback on the Position of Self-Study / p. 652
 
MODERNISM / POSTMODERNISM
Elena Butoescu
Modernity and its Myths / p. 660
Anca Mihaela Dobrinescu
Virginia Woolf’s The Waves – A Modernist’s Postmodernist Offer / p. 666
Lucia Opreanu
Intimations of the Future from the Archives of the Past: The Topos of the
Library in the Postmodern Novel / p. 671
Irina Toma
John Barth: A Postmodernist Reading of Myth / p. 678
 
THEATRE AND FILM STUDIES
Odette Blumenfeld
Shakespeare’s King Lear - Bond’s Lear: A Comparative Study / p. 687
Dumitru Dorobăț
Shakespeare’s Songs as Tragic Intensifiers / p. 700
Oana Godeanu
Goodbye Lenin! – Mapping the Past of the Self into the Future of the Other / p. 708
Simona Mitocaru
The American Family in Sam Shepard’s Drama / p. 716
Rodica Pioariu
On the American Drama Translated into Romanian in the 50’s and 60’s – with
Special Reference to Arthur Miller / p. 726
Ana-Maria Ștefan
Monsters in The Cenci / p. 731

Tradition, Modernism and Postmodernism

Iasi, 2003
 
Editors: Odette Blumenfeld
            Radu Andriescu
Editura Universitas XXI, 2005, 790 p.
ISBN 973-7889-00-2
 
 

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British Studies
Andrei, Luminiţa
D.H. Lawrence – Self-representation at the Crossroads of Autobiography and Fiction 13
Colipcă, Gabriela Iuliana
EXPERIMENTING WITH NARRATIVE STRUCTURE: LAURENCE STERNE’S TRISTRAM SHANDY   17
Constantinescu, Ligia
Recent Approaches to Victorian Literature   28
Covaliu, Nadia
UNDER THE SPELL OF THE PAST(ICHE): PETER ACKROYD’S CHATTERTON   36
Cuţitaru, Codrin
GREAT EXPECTATIONS: THE PYRAMID OF (PRE-)MODERNITY   45
Cuţitaru, Laura Carmen
The Making of a Novella: Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw  49
Dorobăţ, Dumitru
Giordano Bruno and the English Renaissance   61
Iamandi, Petru
AMERICAN AND BRITISH SF IN THE 1990s – BETWEEN PESSIMISM AND OPTIMISM   64
Macsiniuc, Cornelia
Malcolm Bradbury’s Mensonge and the Comic Art of Lying   73
Popescu, Alina
Forms of (Re)Presentation in P. Ackroyd's Chatterton   82
Rogobete, Daniela
SLAYING THE DRAGON: History between Fabrication and Diversion in Graham Swift’s Waterland   86
Stroe, Mihai
Elements for an Archetypological Definition of Romanticism   95
Turcu, Luminiţa Elena
The Scraper and Cultural Definition in The Diary of a Nobody    110
Volceanov, George
Shakespeare Reconstructed: The Censored Author   117
American Studies
Bădulescu, Dana
The POMO Sublime in Don DeLillo’s White Noise   135
Blănuţă, Iulia
THE FUNCTION OF SPACE IN FLANNERY O’CONNOR’S FICTION   145
Bucur, Romulus
Rehabilitation of the Ear: Projective Verse Revisited   156
Burlui-Wahrig, Irina
RETRIEVING THE PAST: ERNEST HEMINGWAY’S THE GARDEN OF EDEN AND A MOVEABLE FEAST   160
Limpár, Ildikó
Resurrection of the American Myth in Linda Hogan's Power   170
Fabianova, Zuzana
Poetics of Roald Dahl’s Short Stories   180
MacKay, Kimball
The Poetry of  Pattiann Rogers: An Informal Introduction   189
Mitocaru, Simona
The Quest of Identity in Sam Shepard’s True West   202
Rangu, Gabriela
Distraction as a Strategy of Reading Don DeLillo’s White Noise   208
Rusu, Elena-Maria
The Gothic Atmosphere in Bram Stoker’s Dracula   226
Şerban, Codruţ
Conversive Theory in Native American Literatures   233
Language
Albu, Rodica
ON SOME VERB FORMS IN NORTH AMERICAN ENGLISH. FOCUS ON CANADA   239
Andone, Corina
Rhetorical Topoi in Matthew Arnold’s essay Literature and Science   250
Ciobanu, Carmen
THE PROVERB AS METAPHOR   260
Cozmei, Radu
Pain and Communication   276
Dascălu, Valentina
Fallacies in Argumentation  282
Dima, Gabriela
A Cognitive Approach to the Semantics of Verbs of Seeing in English and Romanian   289
Doboş, Daniela
The Obscure Object of Desire: Some (Light) Considerations on Language Play and Bad Language   295
Ghivirigă, Teodora
Legal English between Ambiguity and Vagueness   309
Manoliu, Silvia
PROLEGOMENA TO INTENSIFICATION   315
Mădroane, Irina Diana
Media Effects: The Way from Information to Hysteria. A Case Study   330
Neagu, Mariana
Metonymy. A Cognitive Linguistic View   340
Poruciuc Adrian
Romanian găman explained through Gothic gaman   359
Poruciuc Norbert
A historical-comparative view on the anthroponymic systems of English and Romanian   365
Teleoacă, Anca-Irinel
A Lexico-Semantic Analysis on [Productive Versus Nonproductive] Affixes in Computerese  372
Velică, Carmen
Estuary English – A Multidimensional Variety of Language 383
Gender / Feminism
Chevereşan, Cristina
Problematic Bodies and Forbidden Attraction   396
Chiper, Sorina
The Color Purple – Forcing and Enforcing Stereotypes   403
Chirica, Irina
Woman-Centered Community in the Afro-American Novel   409
Ştefanovici, Anda
Tradition and Modernity in Hawthorne's Women Characters   416
Translation Studies
Croitoru, Elena
TRAPS  IN  TRANSLATING  LITERARY  TEXTS   425
Dimitriu, Rodica
Overstretching or Understretching the Readers? More about Presupposition in Translation   435
Lavric, Carmen
The Translator – an “Ideal Reader”   445
Lăcătuşu, Tamara
Ioan Botez on Translations from Shakespeare   451
Maftei, Carmen
Rendering the Reflexive into English   459
Măciucă, Gina
Translatability of Linguicomedy. A Contrastive Sketch: English, German, Romanian   465
Popescu, Floriana
Tempo-Aspectuality as Translated in Richardson's Pamela   469
Strugariu, Daniel-Constantin
Creating Texts for Foreign Audiences – Tourist Brochures in Translation   477
Şorcaru, Daniela
Translating Romanian Fairy Tales: Character Names   483
Timotin, Iulia
Towards the Cognitive Model of Translation   490
Velică, Marius
Metaphors in Journalese: Means to a Purpose 500
Irish Studies
Bălinişteanu, Tudor
Discourse, Myth and History in the Plays of W. B. Yeates   512
Stanca, Nicoleta
The Irish Potato Famine in Punch and Illustrated London News   524
Colonial Studies
Praisler, Michaela
Times(s). Reversing the Trend in Salman Rushdie’s Shame   536
CANADIAN STUDIE
Florin Irimia
Violence in Margaret Atwood’s Novels   543
Comparative Literature
Andriescu, Radu
The Barbarians Are always Coming   552
Iancu, Anca-Luminiţa
A MATTER OF CHOICE – KATE CHOPIN’S THE AWAKENING AND MARGE PIERCY’S SMALL CHANGES   562
Vraciu, Marina
Joseph Brodsky after Seamus Heaney   574
Cultural Studies
Ciugureanu, Adina
“Heterotopia” and the Fantasy City: Las Vegas   584
Dankó, Krisztina
Twists and Turns in Postmodern Ethics   592
Godeanu, Oana
Stereotyping Otherness in M. Laurence’s The Diviners   600
Luca, Ioana
Between East and West: Andrei Codrescu’s Hi/Story of Return and Revolution   610
Macari, Oana Ileana
Modern America under Traditional British Scrutiny   622
Merilă, Isabela
The Englishman in Italy   630
Stylistics
Dobrotă, Iulia Corina
Metaphor in Advertising   637
Haş, Anamaria
Taboo Words and Euphemisms in Lady Chatterley’s Lover, by  D. H. Lawrence   643
Hulban, Horia
Metaphoric Model   458
Lungu, Iuliana
The Metaphor in The Political Texts   676
Muşat, Luminiţa
Metaphorical Terminology: a Paradox?   681
Popa, Diana-Elena
Humour, Language Modelling and Social Context. A Systemic Functional Approach   691
Zamfir, Cristina
STRATEGIES OF (RE)PRESENTATION: A VIEW ON JANE AUSTEN’S PERSUASION   700
Teaching Methodology
Cehan, Anca, Ecaterina Petreanu
In-Service Distance Training for Teachers of English: a Case Study   709
Colibaba,Anca Cristina
Memory for Prose in English Language Learning. Implications for Educational Practice 721
Colibaba, Ştefan
Human Rights Education and Language Development   728
 
Modernism
Catalan, Zelma
Rewriting the Modernist Text: Style as Discovery   734
Dobrinescu, Anca Mihaela
Modernist Narrative Literature.  A Revaluation of Tradition   742
Fomin, Ana Maria
Myth Consciousness and Modernity   750
theatre and Film Studies
Blumenfeld, Odette
Bodily Inscriptions: Gender, Race and Power Politics in Silviu  Purcărete’s Staging of Titus Andronicus   758
Chirilă, Cristina
The Voyage Motif in Stanley Kubrick’s Work from 2001 to Eyes Wide Shut   769
Popescu, Veronica
The Musical Comeback in Danish Post-Dogma Attire   776
Stroia, Olga
The French Lieutenent's Woman: Novel and Film   784

 


Living in between and on Borders
 
Iasi, 2001
 
Editors: Odette Blumenfeld                          
           Radu Andriescu
Editura Universitas XXI, 2003, 544 p.
ISBN 973-8344-23-9
 
 

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AMERICAN STUDIES
Blanuta, Iulia Andreea
THE SYMBOLISM OF PHYSICAL BLINDNESS IN FLANNERY O’CONNOR’S WISE BLOOD   179
Blumenfeld, Odette
ANGELS IN AMERICA – A PLAY ABOUT THE QUEERING OF AMERICA (AND MUCH MORE ) ON BROADWAY AND IN BUCHAREST   185
Chiru-Jitaru, Ileana
OSTENSIBLE VIOLENCE AGAINST POSTMODERN AESTHETICS: PULP FICTION   193
Cozmei, Radu
HAWTHORNE AND THE CINEMATIC SCARLET LETTER   203
Mitocaru, Elena Simona
SYMBOLS OF THE CITY IN DAVID MAMET’S PLAY   207
Petrut, Bianca Oana
LIFE VS. DEATH IN EUGENE O’NEILL’S MOURNING BECOMES ELECTRA   212
Pop, Liliana
LIVING AND WRITING IN BETWEEN BORDERS. A MINOR MOMENT IN T. S. ELIOT’S POETRY. THE “QUATRAIN” POEMS   217
 
BRITISH STUDYES
Barbulescu, Dana
ANTAGONIOSM AND ONENESS IN D. H. LAURENCE’S FICTION   228
Cutitaru, Codrin Liviu
IN-BETWEEN CULTURAL BORDERS: THE CASE IN THE INDIAN/JUDEAN REFERENCE IN OTHELLO   234
Catalan, Zelma
ON THAT DEBATABLE LAND: CONSTRUCTING THE SOCIAL THROUGH POLITENESS STRTEGIES IN THACKERAY’S MATURE FICTION   237
Harabagiu Leporda, Claudia
CROSSING BORDERS: SOCIAL CONSTRUCTIV-ISM AND MAGIC REAL-ISM IN JEANETTE WINTERSON’S ORANGES ARE NOT THE ONLY FRUIT (1985)   248
Macari, Oana
THE ROLE OF THE CONVERSATION IN CONFIGURING CHARACTER IDENTITY IN EVELYN WAUGH’S SCOOP   255
Macarie, Manuela
ROMANTIC POETS PIONEERING IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL TRADITION   263
Mudure, Michaela
JOHN DRYDEN AND ANN KILLIGREW OR: IS THE MIRROR UPSIDE DOWN ?    269
Nicolescu, Corneliu
FEMALE PROSTITUTION IN ENGLAND   280
Rangu, Gabriela
TIME AND SUBJECTIVITY IN TIME’S ARROW   287
Turchel, Daniela
DERAILING A LIE   291
Vianu, Lidia
ESSENTIALS OF THE DESPERADO AGE   298
Vlad, Eduard
FUCTIONS OF METAFICTIONAL ELEMENTS IN DAVID LODGE’S CHANGING PLACES AND SMALL WORLD   306
Volceanov, George
SHAKESPEARE AND FLETCHER’S THE TWO NOBLE KINSMEN – A PROLOGUE TO THE PATRIARCHAL POLITICS OF THE RESTORATION THEATRE?   312
 
CANADIAN STUDIES
Irimia, Florin Eduard
BLURRED IDENTITIES IN LEONARD COHEN’S BEAUTIFUL LOSERS   320
Olos, Ana
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH, NATURE AND CAMP IN FINDLEY’S NOT WANTED ON THE VOYAGE   324
 
IRISH STUDYES
Albu, Ina Laura
A MAZE OF DARK CUNNING NETS ON THE ENGLISH-IRISH RELATIONSHIP   335
Balinisteanu, Tudor
WORLDLY FAERIES AND OTHERWORLDLY WOMEN   339
Adrian, Radu
EARLY GAELIC POETRY AND MONASTIC TRADITION   356
Todirica, Gianina
BEYOND BORDERS WITH STEPHEN DEDALUS   366
 
POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES
Iatcu, Tatiana – Zoltan, Ildiko
A SOCIAL CASE IN “DISGRACE” BY J. M. COETZEE   370
Praisler, Michaela
CULTURAL SYMBOLSM(S) AT WAR IN SALMAN RUSHIDIE’S THE FIREBIRD’S NEST   374
 
CULTURAL STUDIES, COMPARATIVE STUDIES
Avadanei, Stefan
SOCRATES IS BACK, AND SO ARE HIS PLATOS; 2400 YEARS AFTER   381
Dorobat, Dumitru
JAPAN – LAFCADIO HEARN AND ION PILLAT: A CROSS-CULTURAL APPROACH   397
Hurjui, Mariana
THE LIFE OF COMMODITIES: ASPECTS OF CONSUMER CULTURE IN DREISER’S SISTER CARRIE   404
Koleva Dushkova, Mariya
THE ADVANTAGES OF INHABITING THE PERIPHERY: THE CASE OF DRACULA   408
Mihaila, Rodica
PROBLEMATIZING BOUNDARIES IN AMERICAN CULTURE: THE POSTCOLONIAL PERSPECTIVE   414
Rus, Laura Bianca
THE PROCESS OF CONSTRUCTING IDENTITIES 419
Stanciu,, Virgil
HISTORY, POLITICS AND THE NOVEL   427
Stefanovici, Smaranda
PERVERSENESS OVER RATIONAL THOUGHT IN LITERATURE   434
Welsh, Jim
DRACULA SUCKS! OR, WHY FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA’S DRACULA IS NOT REALLY “BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA” OR WALLACHIA’S DRACULA   441
 
FEMINIST STUDIES, GENDER STUDIES
Chirica, Irina
FEMININE APPROACHES IN THE AMERICAN LITERATURE OF THE WEST   447
Colipca, Gabriela
CONFLICTING SOCIAL AND SEXUAL PATTERNS IN THE EIGHT-EEN CENTURY NOVEL   454
Constantinescu, Ligia
ALTERNATIVE MODELS OF GENDERED CONSTRUCTIONS OF THE SELF IN ENGLISH ROMANTICISM: WILLIAM AND DOROTHY WORDSWORTH   463
Danco, Krisztina
“ANDROGYNE, MON AMOUR”: TENNESSEE WILLIAMS’S THEORY OF GENDER AND SEXUALITY   470
Edelstein, Marlene R.
GENDER ANXIETY IN THE EARLY MODERN PERIOD   479
Garjan, Oana
CHARACTER ROLES AND PARTICIPANT ROLES OF WOMEN IN AIRLINE ADVERTISING   491
Iancu, Anca Luminita
IMAGES OF WOMEN IN KATE CHOPIN’S WORK   501
Macsiniuc, Cornelia
CAMP AS A MODE OF SEDUCTION: GENDER REPRESENTATION IN ANGELA CARTER’S THE BLOODY CHAMBER   501
Raileanu, Nicoleta M.
INTERSECTIONS OF BODY AND GENDER: ANNE RICE’S VAMPIRE FIGURES   517
Rusu, Elena Maria
SYNTHETIC VIEW ON GENDER DISCOURSE   526
 
METHODOLOGY
Cehan, Anca
WRITING I, THOU AND IT INTO READING   531
Visan, Iulian – Miu, Alina
MAIN DIFFICULTIES WITH ENGLISH PLACE AND TIMEPREPOSITIONS – A METHODOLOGICAL APPROACH   537

From Margin to Centre  

Iasi, 2000
Editors: Odette Blumenfeld                         
            Radu Andriescu
 
Editura Universitas XXI, 2000, 282 p.
ISBN 973-99810-5-4
 

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LINGUISTICS
Parlog, Hortensia
Remarks from the margin on the standard English
Hulban, Horia
Clipping compounds
Cehan, Anca
The margins of semantic field of motion verbs
Tuchel, Daniel
The margin of noun phrase
Poricuic, Norbert
Origins of English place-names
Krug, Manfred
The auxiliarization of WANT and WANNA
Vasylashko, Olga I.
The comparative paradigm of the imperative
Mykhailenko, Valery V.
Sentence
Frentiu, Luminita
Pragmatic instances of linguistic humour
Poruciuc, Adrian
Dtruggle for language in anglo-norman times
Albu, Rodica
From CENTRE to margin to CENTER – models and fashions in the study and teaching of language varieties
Popescu, Florina
Contributions of some marginal languages of the world to th English vocabulary
Dobos, Daniela
On the first technical writings in English
 
THEORY OF TRANSLATION
Croitoru, Elena
Adequacy and  equivalence in translation   86
Dimitriu, Rodica
Translation studies in academa   91
 
AMERICAN STUDIES
Avadanei, Stefan
Americans on the half of the metaphor   97
Petrich, Louis
Lessons from Tocqueville: how to become a democratic citizen from reading a book   102
Cutitaru, Codrin Liviu
Plato’s cave vs. Poe’s cave: an intertextual approach   110
Hantiu, Ecaterina Lia
From margin to centre in E. A. Poe’s “domain of Arnheim”   114
Lvova, Nadia L.
The image of the bell in world poetry. Introduction   121
Stefanovici, Smaranda
Hawthorne and the romance tradition   125
Adams, Jon K.
Beyond the margin in Kate Chopin’s THE AWAKENING   130
Chirica, Irina
Linear time in the 20-th century American novel   138
Bontila, Ruxandra
The destabilished text: reading and readers in Nabokov’s Pale fire   143
Colibaba, Stefan
John Cheever – “the Country Husband”   148
Ciugureanu, Adina
From centre to margin in W. C. William’s Patterson   155
 
BRITISH STUDIES
Stanciu, Virgil
The man within the great outdoors: symbolic dualism in Graham Greene’s fiction   160
Constantinescu, Ligia
Some british short story experiments in the seventies and eighties   166
Olos, Ana
Stephen spender about the relativity of litterary geography   175
Gavriliu, Eugenia
Gulliver in the land of the long shadows   179
Vlad, Eduard
Ackroid: eating the past is right   184
Praisler, Michaela
Difference is what matters. From literary criticism to fiction and the way back: David Lodge   190
 
FEMINIST STUDIES
Nelson, Barbara
From the schizophrenic to the sublime   195
Mihaila, Rodica
The poetry of the post-1940 generations and the question of the women’s literary movement   201
Blumenfeld, Odette
Centre and margin in Adrienne Kennedy’s the Owl Answers   207
Barbulescu, Dana
Angela carter’s mirror in the reader’s flesh. A feminist reading   217
 
CULTURAL STUDIES
Sabina, Maria - Draga, Alexandru
EAST VERSUS WEST: the fiction of the Chinese self in Timothy Mo’s sour sweeT and in Malvine Kong Kingston’s THE WOMAN WARRIORS   220
Cononovici, Ana Maria
A phenomenological approach to peripheral London: Hanif Kureishi – 1995 the Black Album   225
Patuleanu, Ioana
Ralegh’s rethoric and The Discoverie… of Guiana   228
Andriescu, Radu
New directions in postmodernism:  the Romanian contribution   234
 
METHODOLOGY
Scarlin, Wendy
The reform of oral tests of literature at post-secondary level in Switzerland   241
Gosa, Codruta – Moti, Simona
The entrance examination: more paints than gains?   249
Ciuta, Cristina
New aproach to testing and teaching – the Cambridge experience   254
Hurjui, Mariana
The project approach in business English   257
West, Richard
School-living examinations and university entrance examinations in Central Europe   262
Andrei, Luminita
Language learning strategies   267
Macarie, Manuela
Teaching British studies to the Romanian students   271
Macarie, Cornelia
The rhetoric territoriality – the politics of literary criticism   276

 

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