Volume XXIV. Number 2 (2018)

Editor’s Notes

Csilla Bertha
In Memoriam Tom Murphy (1935-2018)

Angelika Reichmann
Stephen Daldry’s The Reader in Chekhov’s Mirror

Eszter Ureczky
The Doctor’s Anatomy: The Androgynous Performance of Gender and (Neo-)Victorian Sexual Politics in Patricia Duncker’s James Miranda Barry

Malou Kürpick
The Cultural and Intersectional Politics of Nomadism in Zadie Smith’s Swing Time

Boglárka Kiss
Reproduction and the Female Body in Anne Sexton’s Poetry

Wit Pietrzak
Nature (as) Language in the Poetry of Seán Lysaght

Wojciech Klepuszewski
Drink and Alcohol Literature: Two Critical Perspectives


Éva Antal

Éva Antal
The Rhetoric of Sublime Astonishment in the Burkean and Blakean Readings of Milton

Antonella Braida
Nature, the Picturesque and the Sublime in Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley’s Travel Narratives

Nataliya Novikova
Sage, Hero, Ironist: Sublimity and Irony in Thomas Carlyle’s Sartor Resartus and Lectures on Heroes


Enikő Bollobás
“Literature on the Edge”: Austro-Modernism of the Long War
(Marjorie Perloff, Edge of Irony: Modernism in the Shadow of the Habsburg Empire)

Éva Mathey
From Advocacy to Coercion: Public Opinion and Propaganda in the United States from the 1880s to the 1930s
(Jonathan Auerbach, Weapons of Democracy: Propaganda, Progressivism, and American Public Opinion)

Madhu Krishnan
Afroeuropean Studies in Perspective
(Sharmilla Beezmohun, ed., Continental Shifts, Shifts in Perception: Black Cultures and Identities in Europe)

Gabriella T. Espák
Creating Nations
(Jatinder Mann, The Search for a New National Identity: The Rise of Multiculturalism in Canada and Australia, 1890s-1970s)

Pierre Lurbe
The Figure in the Carpet
(Zsolt Győri, and Gabriella Moise, eds., Travelling around Cultures: Collected Essays on Literature and Art)

Anna Kérchy
An Encore of the Greatest Show on Earth: Victorian Marvels and Monsters Revamped for the Postmillennial Times
(Helen Davies, Neo-Victorian Freakery: The Cultural Afterlife of the Victorian Freak Show)

Erika Mihálycsa
Modernism between History and Academia
(Sanja Bahun, Modernism and Melancholia: Writing as Countermourning)
(Andrew Goldstone, Fictions of Autonomy: Modernism from Wilde to de Man)

Anna Szabó
“Redemptive Reification”
(Bill Brown, Other Things)

Zsuzsanna Nagy-Szalóki
Geographies of Women
(Kathryne Beebe, and Angela Davis, eds., Space, Place and Gendered Identities: Feminist History and the Spatial Turn)

Júlia Balázs
Switching Worlds, Facing Reality in the Landscapes of Imagination
(Ildikó Limpár, ed., Displacing the Anxieties of Our World: Spaces of Imagination)

Sándor Kiss
Celestial Democracies
(Tamás Nyirkos, The Tyranny of the Majority)

Iyad Mukahal
Wonder vs. Sublime in Romantic and Postmodern Literature
(Louise Economides, The Ecology of Wonder in Romantic and Postmodern Literature)