The Americanist
Warsaw Journal for the Study of the United States

Volume XX

Edited by Franciszek Lyra
The American Studies Center, Warsaw University, 2003
Table of contents
Articles
Peter Freese "Innocents Abroad"—Americans in Europe 7
Sanford E.
Marovitz
Hawthorne, Melville, and the Streets of Rome 25
Ryszard M. Małajny The Institutional Background of Early American Constitutionalism 37
Andrzej Filipiak The Struggle for Civil Rights in the United States From Meritocratism to Egalitarianism 55
Tomasz Łysak An Autobiography of an Autobiography—Art Spiegelman’s Maus 69
Małgorzata Durska Theoretical and Methodological Assumptions for the Analysis of American Business Culture 91
Magdalena Zapędowska The Event of Interiority: Dickinson and Emmanuel Levinas’s Phenomenology of the Home 113
Beata Skwarska At War with Words Gerald Vizenor’s Bearheart The Heirship Chronicles 129
Dorota J. 
Wioniewska
Strangers in the Strange Land: The Gothic Mode in Tim Burton’s Films 143
Reviews
Franciszek Lyra American Studies Beyond Academia (A Critical Appreciation of Viewfinder) 157
Krystyna Mazur Jerzy Durczak, ed. Rivers and the American Experience 165
Mirosława
Ziaja-Buchholtz
Marek Paryż Social and Cultural Aspects of Madness in American Literature 1798–1960 170
Marek Paryż Lucyna Aleksandrowicz-Pędzich, ed. Szkice o prozie amerykańskiej 177
Marek Paryż Jacek Ostaszewski, Łukasz Plesnar 100 westernów. Leksykon 181
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