Polish Journal of English Studies is a peer-reviewed journal for scholars working in the literature and culture in English, as well as theoretical and applied linguistics.


8.1 (2022)


From the Editors (5)

“Literary Critics Make Natural Detectives” – Or Do They? Detection and Interpretation in A. S. Byatt’s Possession: A Romance (7)

Agnieszka Seredyńska, independent scholar

Violence and Rejection: The Hegemony of White Culture and Its Influence on the Mother–Daughter Relationship in Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye (25)

Magda Szolc, University of Opole, Poland

Colonial/Imperial Discourses in a First-Contact Narrative: Terry Bisson’s “They’re Made of Meat” (1991) (43)

Adam Briedik, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia

“When You’re Most Invisible of All”: The Search for Identity in Jon McGregor’s Even the Dogs (66)

Fatmah Al Thobaiti, Taif University, Saudi Arabia

The Distortion and Demise of Language and the Written Word in Aldous Huxley and Selected Russian Dystopias (82)

Marek Ochrem, University of Wrocław, Poland

An Appropriated Antipodean Monstrosity Revisited: Jane Campion’s The Piano as a Comment on Shakespearean “Salvage and Deformed Slave” and The Tempest (104)

Jacek Fabiszak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań

English and Sustainable Languages: Collective Consciousness in Bangladesh (123)

Abdul Awal, University of Łódź, Poland

The Preferences of Teenage Readers Regarding the Translation of Cultural References in Adolescent Fiction: a Pilot Study (154)

Jerzy Skwarzyński, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, Poland

Review: Anna Kérchy and Björn Sundmark (eds.), 2020. Translating and Transmediating Children’s Literature (175)

Bálint Szántó, University of Szeged, Hungary

Authors’ Biodata (182)

Information for Contributors (186)

Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statement (190)

Open Access Statement (193)

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