North American Department - Research projects

Main research fields/workshops at the North American Department:

  • literary theory (interpretation with theoretical and cultural narrotological focuses)
  • postcolonial literature and culture
  • post-1945 American fiction
  • national identity in American drama
  • Canadian and Australian literature and culture
  • multicultural literetures in Canada
  • Anglophone literature in Quebec
  • gender studies
  • Hungarian-American cultural relations
  • ethnic studies (Afro-American and Amerindian)
  • technology and (North) American culture
  • popular culture
  • migration history
  • Chicana/o literature
  • travel writing studies

Some monographs by faculty members of the North American Department (in reverse chronological order):
(For detailed bibliographical data and other publications by our faculty, see staff members' pages.) Hungarian language publications are available on the Hungarian page by clicking on the flag on the top of the page.

Csató Péter. Antipodean Dialogues: Richard Rorty and the Discursive Authority of Conversational Philosophy. Debrecen: Debreceni Egyetemi Kiadó, 2013.

Vida István Kornél. Hungarian Émigrés in the American Civil War: A History and Biographical Dictionary. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland and Co. Publishers, 2011.

Varró Gabriella. Signifying in Blackface: The Pursuit of the Minstrel Sign in American Literature. Debrecen: Kossuth Egyetemi Kiadó, 2008.

Glant Tibor. Remember Hungary 1956: Essays on the Hungarian Revolution and War of Independence in American Memory. Columbia University Press, 2007. (revised edition also published in Hungarian - please change the language for details)

Németh Lenke Mária. "All it is, it's a carneval": Reading David Mamet's Women Characters with Bakhtin. Debrecen: University of Debrecen, 2007.

Virágos Zsolt. The Modernists and Others: The American Literary Culture in the Age of the Modernist Revolution. Debrecen: University of Debrecen, 2006 (Revised and enlarged edition issued in 2008.)

Simon Zoltán. The Double-Edged Sword: The Technological Sublime in American Novels between 1900 and 1940. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2004.

Virágos Zsolt. Portraits and Landmarks: The American Literary Culture in the 19th Century. Debrecen: University of Debrecen, 2003. (Revised and enlarged edition issued in 2007)

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