Volume XIV. Number 2 (2008)

Editor’s Notes

Don Gifford
The Eye’s Portion

Ottilia Veres
On Mourning: The Trope of Looking Backwards in J. M. Coetzee’s The Master of Petersburg

Katalin Bíróné Nagy
The Reconceptualization of the Columbian Heritage into a Trickster Discourse: Gerald Vizenor’s The Heirs of Columbus

Attila Kárai
The Postmodern Use of Mythopoeia in the Narrative Temporality of Rudolfo Anaya’s Bless Me, Ultima

Silvia Schultermandl
(Breaking out of) the “Literary Ghetto”: Where to Place Asian American Writers, Or De-essentializing Canon Formation

SPECIAL SECTION ON SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY

W. A. Senior
The Embodiment of Abstraction in Robert Holdstock’s Mythago Novels

Sándor Klapcsik
Neil Gaiman’s Irony, Liminal Fantasies, and Fairy Tale Adaptations

Howard Canaan
Time and Gnosis in the Writings of Philip K. Dick

Kálmán Matolcsy
Time and Evolutionary Dignity in George Gaylord Simpson’s The Dechronization of Sam Magruder

Bill Clemente
The Dolphin Still Speaks: Leo Szilard and Science Fiction

REVIEW ESSAY

Attila Dósa
Scotland in Europe

BOOK REVIEWS

István. D. Rácz
Do We Need a New Larkin?
(John Osborne, Larkin, Ideology and Critical Violence: A Case of Wrongful Conviction)

Mária Kurdi
The Many Colors of International Literatures in English
(Michael Kenneally and Rhona Richman Kenneally, eds., From “English Literature” to “Literatures in English”: International Perspectives)

Boróka Prohászka Rád
Disfigurement on the Stage and the Screen
(Johan Callens, Dis/Figuring Sam Shepard)

Lisa Bernadette Coen
Urban Britannia on the Stage
(Clare Wallace, Suspect Cultures: Narrative, Identity and Citation in 1990s New Drama)

Martine Pelletier
The Obsessional Theater of Tom Murphy
(Alexandra Poulain, Homo famelicus: Le Théâtre de Tom Murphy)

Mária Kurdi
A Long-awaited Look at Irish Women Playwrights
(Melissa Sihra, ed., Women in Irish Drama: A Century of Authorship and Representation)

Tímea Ardelean
A Collection of Essays on an Outstanding Irish Dramatist
(Anthony Roche, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Brian Friel)

Ferenc Zoltán Simó
A Place in Space
(Rob Kitchin and James Kneale, eds., Lost in Space: Geographies of Science Fiction)

Donald E. Morse
A Reference Book Spanning the Great Divide
(Will Kaufman and Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson, eds., Britain and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History: A Multidisciplinary Encyclopedia)

NEW JOURNAL REVIEW

Kálmán Matolcsy
The Age of Lovecraft Is Not Over Yet
(Lovecraft Annual 1 [2007] and 2 [2008], ed. S. T. Joshi)

NEW MEMBER TO THE HJEAS INTERNATINAL ADVISORY BOARD

NEW HJEAS EDITORS

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS

ABSTRACTS

CALL FOR PAPERS

INDEX