Volume 9 Contents

Preface - Πρόλογος
Karin Boklund-Lagopoulou and Theodora Tsimpouki

Chaucer and the Death of the Father as a Figure of Authority
Kostas Yiavis

"The Latter Part of the Commmonwealth Forgets the Beginning": Empire and Utopian Economics in Early-Modern New World Discourse
Antonis Balasopoulos

"How shall we find the concord of this discord?" Α Midsummer Night's Dream and the religious controversies of late sixteenth-century England
Vasiliki Markidou

The "Poetry of Politics" in Shelley's and Byron's Italian Works
Maria Schoina

The Politics and Sexual Politics of Browning's "Love Among the Ruins"
Evgenia Sifaki

Narrative Voice and Gender in Elizabeth Gaskell's Cranford
Anna Koustinoudi

Bataillean catastrophe in Howard Barker's Judith
Despina Alexandra Constantinidou

The Victim and Her Plots: The Function of the Overpowering Victim in Muriel Spark's The Driver's Seat
Maria Vara

Postmodernism as a problematics of the suspension of difference: Robert Coover's "The Phantom of the Movie Palace"
Avgi Kokkinidou

Until Death Tears Them Apart: Male Narration and Female Spectacle in Roman Polanski's Bitter Moon
Aneta Karagiannidou

Fight Club Takes a Beating: Masculinity, Masochism and the Politics of Disavowal
Nicola Rehling

"Modifying" the Female Body: women's bodies and contemporary fitness culture
Angeliki Spiropoulou