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Ayşegül Ernur – “No More Yielding but a Dream”: Politics of Fiction as Trompe-L’oeil in The Tempest and Hag-Seed / 9

Yağmur Tatar – “Not that I Loved Caesar Less, but that I Loved  Rome More”: The Politics of Friendship in Julius Caesar / 21

Adriana Răducanu – The Soldier and the Scientist: A Comparative Reading of Shakespeare’s Coriolanus and Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People / 29

Estella Ciobanu – Spatial Reconfigurations of Power: From Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor to Verdi’s Falstaff Staged by the Metropolitan Opera, New York (2013) / 39

Dana Percec, Loredana Pungă – The Avatars of Shakespeare’s Ophelia in Inter- semiotic Translation / 51

Jovanka Kalaba – Coleridge’s Notion of the Willing Suspension of Disbelief: The Case of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner / 67

Kiyotaka Sueyoshi – Whitman’s Poetic Politics: Synchronically and Diachronically Shared Experience / 75

Dragoş Ivana – A City of One’s Own: Appropriating London in Virginia Woolf’s Portrait of a Londoner / 83

Elisabetta Marino – Confronting the Challenges of Post-Civil War Reconstruction: Rodman the Keeper: Southern Sketches by Constance Fenimore Woolson / 89

Bessem Chaouachi – Encryption in Edgar Allan Poe’s Fiction: A Trans- actional Reading of Secret Writing / 97

Shpëtim Madani, Greta Përgjegji – An Analysis of The Awakening from the Perspective of Sartre’s Ontology and Ethics / 105

Bonjyotshna Saikia – Beyond the Myopic Vision: Situating Miniatures in Jessie Burton’s The Miniaturist / 115

Hatice Karaman – Learning to Live, Learning to Die: Writing as Mourning and / or Fraud in Peter Ackroyd’s The Lambs of London / 125



Tanya Long Bennett – The Young Intellectual as Light Bearer in Lillian Smith’s Killers of the Dream / 135

Alexandru Budac – Glamour Waves: The Gothic Story of Marilyn Monroe as Told by Joyce Carol Oates in Blonde / 141

Cristina Chevereşan – Philip Roth’s The Facts: Self-Questioning and Therapeutic “Memories of Imaginings” / 149

Florica Bodiştean – Masculine – Feminine Mediation through Fiction and the Sexuality of Storytelling – A Gender Perspective on Dunyazadiad by John Barth / 159

Sajjad Gheytasi, Mohsen Hanif – Strategies of Cultural Resistance in Toni Morrison’s Beloved and Alice Walker’s Meridian / 171

Gülrenk Hayircil – The Power of Music as Cultural Memory in Bernardine Evaristo’s Blonde Roots / 181

Yuliia Torhovets – Symbolic Meaning of Black and White in Contem- porary English Poetry / 193

Midori Endo – Mother-Daughter Relationships in Japanese Immi- grant Families: Mothers and Daughters in Seventeen Syllables and And the Soul Shall Dance / 207

Elena Sedova – The Central Motif of a Road in the Novella Pic by J. Kerouac / 215

Alexandru Oraviţan – Don Delillo’s “Time” in The Silence. A Corpus- Based Approach / 225

Polina Tatsenko, Nataliia Tatsenko – A Journey through the Female Gaze: Media and Art Perspective / 233

Ileana Botescu Sireţeanu – Visual Trespassings: Explorations of the Limit in Contemporary American Visual Arts: Sally Mann’s Dead Bodies / 241

Peter Gaál-Szabó – Spirituals and the Chain of Memory in James Cone’s Spirituals and the Blues / 249



Hans Sauer – Verbs, Verbal Forms and Deverbal Formations in the Épinal-Erfurt Glossary / 263

Kerstin Majewski – On the Meaning of Strēlum in the Runic Crucifixion Poem on the Ruthwell Cross / 277

Yurii Kovaliuk – Idioms in Cognitive Linguistics: Is It All about Conceptual Metaphor Theory? / 287

Omar Alomoush – The Linguistic Landscape of a Southern Jordanian City: Exploring Sociolinguistic Aspects of the Use of English on Storefronts / 299

Cristina-Mihaela Zamfir – Insights into Language Diversity in Business Communication / 309

Nadina Vişan – Sorting Through “New and Improved” Versions of J. K. Rowling’s Sorting Hat / 319

Daria Protopopescu – English and Romanian Pandemic-Related Terms / 327

Andrea Csillag – Metaphors and Metonymies of Surprise in English / 341

Mihaela Cozma – Metaphorical Constructs in the Romanian Young People’s Perceptions of the European Union / 351



Andreea Şerban – Pia Brînzeu. Fantomele lui Shakespeare / 363

Carmen Borbely – Dana Percec (ed.). Towards a Theory of Whodunits. Murder Rewritten / 369

Leland C. Barrows – Emil Sîrbulescu. Cartea care vorbeşte: Introducere în romanul afro-american; Literatura americană şi provocarea etnicităţii – romanul afro-american / 373

Julianna Lőrincz, Gábor Lőrincz – Attila Imre. An Introduction to Translator Studies / 379

Dana Percec – Carmen Concilio, Daniela Fargione (eds). Trees in Literatures and the Arts / 383