Vol. 34, 2020

Vol. 34, 2020

In Memoriam
Simon Edwards (1946-2020)
ADRIANA NEAGU 1

Editor’s Note: Writing the City, Narrating Identity
DRAGOȘ IVANA 3

Maps, Fictions, and Facts: Representations of the City
in Literature and Film
A Book of Cities: Mapping Urban Space in Braun and Hogenberg’s
Civitates Orbis Terrarum (1572-1617)
PETRUŢA NĂIDUŢ 10

Urban Space, Singularity and Networks in
Laura Del-Rivo’s The Furnished Room (1961)
NICOLAS TREDELL 28

Alchemical Cities, Apocalyptic Cities: The City as an Exponent
of Magical Realism and Ideology in Angela Carter’s Novels
NINA MUŽDEKA 51

Sounding Harlem: Ann Petry’s The Street and
the Experience of “Dwelling”
JOE VARGHESE YELDHO 71

From Outcasts in the Streets to Movers on the Hill:
Narrating the Dark Side of Washington, D.C. in D.C. Noir
RALUCA ANDREESCU 86

The Dystopian Transformation of Urban Space in
Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale
RALUCA MOLDOVAN 105

Narrating Identity

Marital Suffering in Sylvia Plath’s Poetry:
A Feminist Reading
SUBRATA CHANDRA MOZUMDER 126

Rosa Sonneschein’s Fin-the-Siècle Fiction: The Clashing Worlds
of Zionism, Reform Judaism, Feminism and Conformity
IRENE RABINOVICH 149

Racial/ Facial Discrimination in Malcolm Bradbury’s
Eating People Is Wrong
NOUREDDINE FRIJI 169

Impalpable Scars: Dual Traumas in Hemingway’s
“Now I Lay Me” and “A Way You’ll Never Be”
RICHARD KOVAROVIC 191

Reviews

Emily Apter, Against World Literature: On the Politics of
Untranslatability
MIHAELA MUDURE 210

Notes on Contributors 218

Call for Papers 222

Call for Membership 226