Monthly Archive: December 2017

Cultural and Linguistic Translation of the Self: A Case Study of Multicultural Identity Based on Eva Hoffman’s Lost in Translation

Francesca Maria Frittella Published Online: 2017-12-14 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0034 Abstract The present article explores the profound impact of intercultural contact on identity, a topic that is gaining in relevance as multicultural experiences become increasingly common in globalised...

Cervantes, the Journey, and What it Tells Us About Becoming a Writer

Lania Knight Published Online: 2017-12-14 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0036 Abstract The article traces the notion of empathy in fiction writing and how Cervantes’s treatment of characters in Don Quixote initiated a tradition which is ongoing in literature even...

“See My Heart”: Art and Alchemical Reasoning, or Character Transformation in Bryan Fuller’s Hannibal

Anna Krawczyk-Łaskarzewska Published Online: 2017-11-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0027 Abstract Works of art seem to be used more and more frequently in scripted TV shows nowadays. Most often, they constitute a symbolic point of reference, an intertextual “interlude,”...

Worlds of Transitive Identities. How Translation Becomes Metonymic in Eva Hoffman’s Lost in Translation and Herta Müller’s The Land of Green Plums?

Kamal Sbiri Published Online: 2017-12-14 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0035 Abstract In studying certain autobiographical narratives of forced migration and exile, the experience of being caught between two worlds is always emphasized. The forced migrant narrative provides different pictures...

Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote and John Barth’s The Sot-Weed Factor: A Deconstructive Readin

Javier Martín-Párraga Published Online: 2017-12-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0030 Abstract Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote is one of the earliest and most influential novels in the history of Western literature. John Barth’s The Sot-Weed Factor, published almost three...

Game Logic in the TV Series The Walking Dead: On Transmedial Plot Structures and Character Layouts

Maren Lickhardt Published Online: 2017-12-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0033 Abstract This paper discusses plot structures and characters of the The Walking Dead TV series which can be traced back to the influence of computer games and gameplay. It...

Choices and Consequences: The Role of Players in The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series

Matteo Genovesi Published Online: 2017-12-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0032 Abstract One of the most important features in a transmedia structure, as Max Giovagnoli argues in his book Transmedia: Storytelling e Comunicazione [Transmedia: Storytelling and Communication], is the development...

Jewish Museum Berlin, Berlin, Germany, July 5, 2017 | © Courtesy of Artur Salisz.

New Article: Libeskind and the Holocaust Metanarrative; from Discourse to Architecture

Xanthi Tsiftsi Published Online: 2017-11-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0026. Abstract The Holocaust today resides between memory and postmemory. Initially, children of survivors and their contemporaries inherited a mediated past and bore full responsibility for disseminating their...

Gallery 9 – (Vitrines) A. J. Aalders; (Left, Wall) Alfred Roll; (Right) Ângela Ferreira, Grand Parc - Paul Doumer, Bordeaux, Aquitaine, France, July 5, 2017 | © Courtesy of latitudes-flickr.

New Article: Czesław Miłosz’s Migrant Perspective in Rodzinna Europa [Native Realm]

Ewa Kołodziejczyk Published Online: 2017-12-07 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/culture-2017-0031. Abstract The article traces the impact of Czesław Miłosz’s first American stay on his image of Central Europe in Rodzinna Europa [Native Realm]. In the United States,...

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