2008 Issue 1

Vol. X, no. 1, 2008 Writing the Self: Modes of Self-Portrayal in the Cultural Text

Ioan Pânzaru. POST-EGO: MICHEL HOUELLEBECQ AND MAN’S AUFHEBUNG  abstract and full text

Rodica Mihăilă. THE FALLING MAN OF THE 9/11 NOVEL abstract and full text

Ioana Zirra. THE CULTURALIST BRAND IN THE RECENT BRITISH LITERARY TRADITION: NATIONAL SELF-PORTRAYAL IN VIRGINIA WOOLF’S ORLANDO AND JOHN FOWLES’S THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT’S WOMAN abstract and full text

Laura Savu. WIRED SELVES: THE FEAR AND ATTRACTION OF BLOGGING abstract and full text

Martin Potter. RECONCILING THE DIVIDED SELF IN MURIEL SPARK’S THE MANDELBAUM GATE abstract and  full text

Petya Tsoneva Ivanova. METAMORPHOSIS AND IDENTITY CONSTRUCTION IN SALMAN RUSHDIE’S THE SATANIC VERSE abstract and full text

Ludmila Martanovschi. COPING WITH TRAUMA: SELF-PORTRAYAL IN LINDA HOGAN’S MEMOIR abstract and full text

Yonka Krasteva. TRAUMA, MADNESS AND COMING OF AGE IN LINDA HOGAN’S SOLAR STORMS abstract and full text

Aba-Carina Pârlog. MARGARET ATWOOD, SURFACING: SEARCHING FOR ROOTS abstract and full text

Roxana Tohăneanu-Shields. THE DESTRUCTIVE NATURE OF THE NARRATIVE SELF IN J. M. COETZEE’S YOUTH: A STRAWSONIAN PERSPECTIVE abstract and full text

Judit Pieldner. THE SELF AS MYTH, MASK AND CONSTRUCT IN VLADIMIR NABOKOV’S SPEAK, MEMORY! abstract and full text

Brânduşa Răileanu-Prepeliţă. A WAY OF READING THE WRITTEN SELF OF ANOTHER abstract and full text

Fabiola Popa. “THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD AND…MINE”: PRIVATE AND COLLECTIVE HISTORY IN PENELOPE LIVELY’S MEMOIRS abstract and full text

Ileana Botescu-Sireteanu. NEGOTIATING LANGUAGES, TRANSLATING THE SELF: THE EMERGING SELF IN JEANETTE WINTERSON’S ART AND LIES abstract and full text

Adriana Bulz. “A LITTLE IN LOVE WITH DEATH”. STAGING THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE MODERN SELF IN LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT abstract and full text

Cristina Nistor. THE TEXT OF THE TRANSSEXUAL SELF: ROSE TREMAIN’S SACRED COUNTRY abstract and full text

Simona Catană. THE INTERTEXTUAL SELF: WRITING THE SELF IN PETER ACKROYD’S DAN LENO AND THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM abstract and full text

Vakrilen Kilyovski and Ivan Angelov. JEWISH IDENTITIES WITHIN THE AMERICAN SELVES: ETHNOCENTRIC ANXIETIES IN THREE JEWISH-AMERICAN AUTHORS abstract and full text

Lidia Vianu. THE AFTER-MODE OF THE SELF: HELEN FIELDING AND THE INTEREST IN ‘THEY LIVED HAPPILY EVER AFTER’ (BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY) abstract and full text

Cătălina Florescu. QUESTIONING TWO CANONICAL CONCEPTS OF “SELF” AND “AUTHENTICITY” IN PEDRO ALMODOVAR’S FILM ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER abstract and full text