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Centennial reflections on Steinbeck's reputation in Slovenia
Since the late 1920s and his first novel, Cup of Gold (1929), there has been little consensus about John Steinbeck's work, and he has often been praised or dismissed for the wrong reasons. In theExpand
Reading Steinbeck in Eastern Europe
Part 1 Preface Part 2 Acknowledgments Part 3 Introduction Part 4 Part One: Steinbeck and Eastern Europe Chapter 5 Chapter 1: A Political Reading of Steinbeck's Works in Eastern Europe Chapter 6Expand
The function of female characters in Steinbeck's fiction : the portrait of Curley's wife in Of mice and men
"Preferably a writer should die at about 28. Then he has a chance of being discovered. If he lives much longer he can only be revalued. I prefer discovery." So quipped the Nobel prize-winningExpand
Race and politics in the twentieth-century Black American play: Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun
AbstractThe article is written in the light of critical whiteness studies and the critical discourse regarding the political implications of literary works. It deals with Lorraine Hansberry’s play AExpand
The article is written in the light of the recent emergence of the field of critical whiteness studies and the new perspectives on the issues that have occupied postcolonial literary studies over theExpand
Unsettling the Binarisms of Dominant Discourse in Hanay Geiogamah’s Plays Body Indian and Foghorn
This essay deals with two plays by the contemporary Native American author Hanay Geiogamah, Body Indian and Foghorn. Based on the premise that literature plays an important role in disrupting theExpand
A New Reading of an Old Text in Eastern Europe: John Steinbeck’s In Dubious Battle
Abstract Although rich in artistry and depth, Steinbeck’s novel In Dubious Battle (1936) has been judged less as a novel and more as a sociological event or a propagandistic political tract. At leastExpand
Reconstructing the Cultural Specificity of Indigenous Australian Writing in the Slovene Cultural Space
Abstract One of the problems facing any attempt to bring Indigenous Australian writing to a wider international audience through translation is its cultural specificity. By examining the SloveneExpand
Social Protest and beyond in Australian Indigenous Poetry: Romaine Moreton, Alf Taylor and Michael J. Smith
Although Australian indigenous poetry cannot be truly understood by severing it analytically from its historical and socio-cultural context, and despite the fact that it is very often overtlyExpand