Department of English Literature and Culture

      Katedra Literatury i Kultury Angielskiej



                             Chair: Dr hab. Sławomir Wącior, Prof. KUL


• Modernism and postmodernism in British poetry and fiction

• Literature of Magical Realism

• Postcolonial literature
• Mystical poetry of the metaphysical tradition
Anglo-American Imagist poetry

• Postmodernist splintering of identities expressed in contemporary fiction

• Narratological text analysis

• Relations between literature and art. in fiction as expressed in the literary trope of "ekphrasis"

• Construction and meaning of space in the texts (18th-21st c.) that belong to broadly understood Gothic convention

• Theoretical-semiotical, formal, and phenomenological-approach to space in literature (theories of Mikhail Bakhtin and Yuri Lotman)

• Application of Mikhail Bakhtin's concepts of carnival and carnivalization, dialogicality, polyphony, heteroglossia and grotesque body in the analysis of English-language texts

• Writings of individual modernist and postmodernist writers such as: Henry James, Virginia Woolf, Don DeLillo, Thomas Pynchon, Salman Rushdie, Mark Z. Danielewski.

Autor: Andrzej Antoszek
Ostatnia aktualizacja: 26.01.2012, godz. 13:57 - Sławomir Wącior