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    Songs of America: A Review of John Berryman’s Public Vision by Philip Coleman. [REVIEW]Katarzyna Ojrzyńska, Wit Pietrzak & Anna Warso - 2018 - Text Matters - a Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture 8 (8):443-461.
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    Defying Maintenance Mimesis: The Case of Somewhere Over the Balcony by Charabanc Theatre Company.Katarzyna Ojrzyńska - 2018 - Text Matters - a Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture 8 (8):137-150.
    Making reference to Luce Irigaray’s definitions of mimesis and mimicry, and the ways in which these concepts respectively reinforce and challenge the phallogocentric order, this article investigates the representation of the Troubles in the play Somewhere over the Balcony by Charabanc—a pioneering all-female theatre company which operated in Belfast in the 1980s and early 1990s. The article discusses the achievement of the company in the local context and offers a reading of Somewhere over the Balcony, Charabanc’s 1987 play which depicts (...)
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    Eroticism in the “Cold Climate” of Northern Ireland in Christina Reid’s The Belle of the Belfast City.Katarzyna Ojrzyńska - 2013 - Text Matters - a Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture 3 (3):121-138.
    Closely based on the dramatist’s personal experience, Christina Reid’s The Belle of the Belfast City offers a commentary on the life of the Protestant working class in the capital of Northern Ireland in the 1980s from a woman’s perspective. It shows the way eroticism is successfully used by the female characters as a source of emancipation as well as a means not only to secure their strong position in the private domain of the household, but also to challenge the patriarchal (...)
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    One, Mad Hornpipe: Dance as a Tool of Subversion in Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney.Katarzyna Ojrzyńska - 2011 - Text Matters - a Journal of Literature, Theory and Culture 1 (1):252-267.
    One, Mad Hornpipe: Dance as a Tool of Subversion in Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney The plot of Brian Friel's Molly Sweeney oscillates around the theme of perception, blindness and eye-sight recovery. Although visually impaired, the eponymous character is a self-reliant and independent person who is very active, both professionally and socially. What serves as the source of tragedy in the play is the male desire to compensate for Molly's physical disability perceived as a sign of deficiency and oddity that needs (...)
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