vol. 1, no. 1 /2015

CURRENTS. A Journal of Young English Philology Thought and Review

vol. 1, no. 1 /2015

Edited by Ewa Bodal, Anna Jaskólska, Nelly Strehlau and Monika Włudzik
ISSN 2449-8769

All texts licensed under: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0.

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'“Man is something that should be overcome”: Self-Fashioning versus Self-Overcoming of Shakespearean Over-Reachers as Seen through the Lens of Friedrich Nietzsche's Philosophy' - Katarzyna Burzyńska

'Presentation of the Middle Eastern Conflicts in Modern British Drama' - Monika Sarul

'Found Footage Film: When, Why and How?' - Agnieszka Brodzik

'Film Remakes: Parasites and Cinematic Trash? Film Remake Theory and Contemporary Hollywood Cinema' - Monika Pasek


'Impoliteness in Relation to Humour: The Influence of Humorous Utterances on Impoliteness' - Natalia Pałka

'Conflict Talk and Aggressive Verbal Interaction in Computer-Mediated Communication: An Analysis of Aggressive Online Interactions in a Mitt Romney Supporters’ Facebook Group' - Katarzyna Rogalska


'Does Time Pass? The Philosophical Underpinnings of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando' - Marta Sibierska

'Is Romance Still Romantic? The Sea Lady by Margaret Drabble' - Marta Lupa

'Symptom and Illusion: Pathological Dreamscapes in De Quincey, Coe and Litt' - Monika Włudzik

'“I Am Average Because...” Unreliability and the (Re)Construction of Normalcy' - Tanja Reiffenrath

'Native American Woman Protagonists “on the Journey to Motherhood”: A Case Study' - Katarzyna Piotrowska

'The Inevitable Other: Reimagined Futures and Patterns of Colonisation in Sheree R. Thomas’s “The Grassdreaming Tree”' - Agnieszka Podruczna


'A Complete Circuit: Essays on American Fiction' - Sława Krasińska
Review of Od Ralpha Ellisona do Jhumpy Lahiri. Szkice o prozie amerykańskiej XX i początku XXI wieku by Marek Paryż

'Feminist Interventions: De-Shaming Poetry' - Nelly Strehlau
Review of De-shamed. Feminist Strategies of Transgression: The Case of Lorna Crozier’s Poetry by Zuzanna Szatanik

'Art, Aesthetics and the Posthuman' - Monika Włudzik
Review of Bio-transfiguracje. Sztuka i estetyka posthumanizmu by Monika Bakke

'Between the Image and the Word' - Ewa Bodal
Review of The Visual and the Verbal in Film, Drama, Literature and Biography, edited by Mirosława Buchholtz and Grzegorz Koneczniak

'Towards New Modes of Co-Existing? Partnership Id-Entitie/s' - Ewa Bodal
Review of Partnership Id-Entitie/s. Cultural and Literary Re-Inscription/s of the Feminine, edited by Antonella Riem Natale, Luisa Conti Camaiora, Maria Renata Dolce and Stefano Mercanti





Edited by: Ewa Bodal, Anna Jaskólska, Nelly Strehlau & Monika Włudzik

Editor-in-Chief: Ewa Bodal

This online version of the journal is a referential version.

All texts licensed under: CC BY-NC-ND 3.0.

ISSN 2449-8769

Cover & logo designed by: Zuzanna Larysz / 007fff

Typesetting and proofreading: the Editorial Board.

Advisory Board: Prof. Martin Butler (University of Oldenburg)
Prof. Tyler Kessel (Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY)

Reviews: dr hab. Edyta Lorek-Jezińska, Nicolaus Copernicus University; dr Katarzyna Marak, Nicolaus Copernicus University; dr Sławomir Wacewicz, Nicolaus Copernicus University; dr hab. Katarzyna Więckowska, Nicolaus Copernicus University; dr Agata Zarzycka, University of Wrocław.

Publisher: Academic Association for Doctoral Students at the Department of English, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń, Poland
Doktoranckie Koło Naukowe Filologii Angielskiej,
Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu
Katedra Filologii Angielskiej,
ul. Bojarskiego 1,
87–100 Toruń, Poland

Currents. A Journal of Young English Philology Thought and Review is registered in the District Court in Toruń under the number PR 364.