The Americanist
Warsaw Journal for the Study of the United States

Volume XVIII

Guest Editor Franciszek Lyra
Warsaw University Press, 1999
Table of contents
Steven Carter Newspeak in the Nineties—and After 5
Bohdan Szklarski The American Conservative Soul: The Discursive Culture of Right- Wing Extremists 15
Beyond Consensus: Revisions of the American Creed: The Participation of White Women Elites in the Shaping of the Values of Liberty and Equality as Presented by the Supreme Court in the US 29
Cecil Kirk Hutson Violence in the Ozarks: An Historical Analysis of Southern Missouri 39
Aestheticization of History in The House of the Seven Gables 49
Magdalena Zapędowska The Transparent and the Opaque: Reading Nature by Emerson, Mickiewicz, and Dickinson 59
Julia Fiedorczuk Time as a Source of Irony in Selected Poems by John Ashbery 67
Magdalena Delicka The Dynamics of Contemporary Cultural Politics in Sherman Alexie’s Reservation Blues 73
Jerzy Sobieraj The Old South and the Emergence of the New in Thomas Nelson Page’s Red Rock 81
Marek Paryż The Ridiculed Reason: The Presentation of the Insane Asylum in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Egotism; or, the Bosom Serpent” and Edgar Allan Poe’s “The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether” 87
Joanna Durczak A Prophecy that Came True: Vikram Seth’s The Golden Gate 105
Book Reviews
Marek Paryż Elżbieta H. Oleksy Kobieta w krainie Dixie. Literatura i film [Dixie’s Women Literature and Film] 115
Paweł Szaniawski Tadeusz Tomaszewski Proces amerykanski — problematyka śledcza [American Trial—Investigative Problems] 119
Michał Rozbicki Cynthia Dominik, ed. Is Poland Being Americanized? 123
Andrzej Weselinski The Modern Novel and Film 127
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