Velichka D. Ivanova, ed. 2014. Philip Roth and World Literature: Transatlantic Perspectives and Uneasy Passages.

  • Martyna Bryla Universidad de Málaga



Author Biography

Martyna Bryla, Universidad de Málaga
Martyna Bryla has recently defended her PhD on the representation and significance of the idea, image and experience of Eastern Europe in the American literary imaginary at the University of Málaga. Her research interests include literary imagology, particularly in relation to East-Central Europe, and cultural construction of selfhood and otherness in multinational contexts. She has published on Philip Roth’s engagement with Prague under communism.


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