Volume XV. Number 2 (2009)

Editor’s Notes

Ildikó Limpár
Narratives of Misplacement in Diana Abu-Jaber’s Arabian Jazz, Crescent, and Origin

Zsófia Gombár
The Reception of British Literature under Dictatorships in Hungary and Portugal

Zoltán Peterecz
Picking the Right Man for the Job: Jeremiah Smith, Jr. and American Private Influence in the Financial Reconstruction of Hungary

REVIEW ESSAY

Balázs Csizmadia
The State of the Art: Major Currents in Conrad Studies in the New Millennium

A Note
James C. Simmons
George’s Folly: Robert Penn Warren’s Use of the Double in All the King’s Men

IRISH LITERATURE AND LITERARY ENCOUNTERS FROM SWIFT TO THE PRESENT
Guest Editor, Mária Kurdi

Mária Kurdi
Introduction

Christopher Murray
“If the mask fits, wear it, I say”: Dissension and Identity in the Plays of Brian Friel

Csilla Bertha
Visual Art and Artist in Contemporary Irish Drama

Eamonn Jordan
Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore: Commemoration and Dismemberment through Farce

David Clark
“Hunger has a very discernible presence”: Irony and Modernity in Contemporary Irish Travel Narrative

Gabriella Hartvig
Silenced Writers as Successful Translators of the Anglo-Irish Novel in 1950s Hungary

REVIEW ESSAY

Erika Mihálycsa
The Journey from: A Decade of Beckett Correspondence

BOOK REVIEWS

Michał Lachman
Friel’s Homecoming, or How to Forget about the Empire
(Scott Boltwood, Brian Friel, Ireland, and The North)

Donald E. Morse
Branding Irish Drama on the Global Exchange
(Patrick Lonergan, Theatre and Globalization: Irish Drama in the Celtic Tiger Era)

Ondřej Pilný
Constructed Fantasy Objects of Irish Theatre
(Paul Murphy, Hegemony and Fantasy in Irish Drama, 1899-1949)

Patricia Byrne
Traveling with J. M. Synge
(J. M. Synge, Travelling Ireland: Essays 1898-1908. Ed. Nicholas Grene)

Kálmán Matolcsy
The Broken Fiddle? Debunking the Myth of Irish Traditional Music
(Helen O’Shea, The Making of Irish Traditional Music)

Zoltán Abádi-Nagy
The Complexities of Narratology
(David Herman, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Narrative)

Eszter Krakkó
The Sentiments of Charlotte Brontë
(Margaret Smith, ed. Selected Letters of Charlotte Brontë)

Donald E. Morse
The Moving Finger of Literary Fashion
(Zsuzsa Rawlinson, “The Sphinx of Bloomsbury”: The Literary Essays and Biographies of Lytton Strachey)

REVIEW OF JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE

Ákos Seress
Focusing on Borders
(Focus: Papers in English Literary and Cultural Studies. Issue on American Studies: Frontiers, Borderlines, and Frames. Ed. Gabriella Vöő)

ABSTRACTS

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS

INDEX