CROSS-CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES IN LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE

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The 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.

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PART I LITERATURE AND CULTURE

Iwona Filipczak,
University of Zielona Góra, Poland………….. 2
Reclaiming the multicultural past in the global context
in Bharati Mukherjee’s The Holder of the World and Toni Morrison’s A Mercy
Anna Gaidash
Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University, Ukraine …………… 23
“The Years are Coming Up Fast Behind Us’: Representations of the Elderly Characters in Three Plays by Naomi Wallace
Joanna Stolarek
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Poland ………………. 45
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
Michaela Weiss
Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic …………………. 67
Multilingualism in American Jewish Literature: Irena Klepfisz’s Yiddish Revival
Anna Wortman
An independent scholar ………………… 602
The United States – A Nation of Immigrants: Multiculturalism and the American Democracy

 

PART II LINGUISTICS AND METHODOLOGY

Judit Baranyiné Kóczy
Széchenyi István University, Hungary …………………… 106
Cross-cultural variation of metaphors in folksongs
Oleksandr Kapranov
University of Bergen, Norway ………………………. 137
Bicultural and Language-Related Narratives of USA-born Female Future Teachers Permanently Residing in Sweden
Jarosław Wiliński
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Poland …………… 157
Cognitive motivation for idiom variation in a learner’s dictionary:
Explaining cross-cultural and cross-linguistic differences in the use of British and American idioms
Agnieszka Wróbel
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Poland ……………….. 184
Culture awareness as a key to successful communication in English as a Foreign Language

Additional information

Weight .27 kg
Dimensions 8.5 x 5.5 x .5 in
Authors

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

ISBN

978-1-68346-101-2

LCCN

2017962609

Editors

Joanna Stolarek, Jarosław Wiliński

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