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Reconsidering Traditional Myths in Timberlake Wertenbaker’s The Love of the Nightingale and Paula Vogel’s Desdemona. A Play about a Handkerchief, autor Corina Lungu

The purpose of this book is to analyze Timberlake Wertenbaker’s The Love of the Nightingale and Paula Vogel’s Desdemona. A Play about a Handkerchief in relation to the hypotexts they are based on, i.e. Ovid’s Metamorphoses and Shakespeare’s Othello. The contemporary plays provide the traditional myths with new meanings, challenging the audience to reconsider [...]

Aspects of American Cultural Identity Reflected in Literature and Popular Culture, autor Corina Lungu

Cherished by some and criticized by others, the rigid Puritan tradition represents one of the major influences on the culture of the United States of America. Austere Calvinist values, consciousness of sin and preference of morality to beauty have shaped early American literature, but also affected later writers, such as Hawthorne. In the nineteenth [...]