Institute of English Studies University of Warsaw

Marek Paryż

Title: Associate Professor
Office: 221/222
Phone: + 48 (22) 5531417
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Degrees and titles:

  • M.A., Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, 1996
  • Ph.D., University of Warsaw, 2001

Research interests:

  • American literature in the nineteenth century
  • literature and medicine
  • postcolonialism
  • American film – the Western

Selected publications:

  • Paryż, M. (2015) Przestrzenie kanonu. Szkice o prozie amerykańskiej od lat 40. XX wieku do czasów najnowszych. WarszawaL Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, 2015.
  • Paryż, M. and John R. Leo, eds. (2015). The Post-2000 Film Western: Contexts, Transnationality, Hybridity. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
  • Paryż, M. (2004). Narrative Functions of Medical Discourse in Edgar Allan Poe’s ‘Berenice’. Polish Journal for American Studies, 1, 87-98.
  • Paryż, M. (2004). Depictions of the Vanishing Frontier Outlaw: Sam Peckinpah, Michael Ondaatje, and Billy the Kid. Kwartalnik Neofilologiczny, 4, 361-370.
  • Paryż, M. (2001). Some Remarks on the Black Presence in Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven. In M. Wiszniowska (Ed.), Local colors of the stars and stripes (pp. 247-257). Toruń: Nicolas Copernicus University Press.
  • Paryż, M. (2001). Authorial/narratorial voice, Narrativity and the Intricacies of Representation in Dorothea Dix’s Memorial to the Legislature of Massachusetts 1843. American Studies,19, (Warsaw), 69-79.
  • Paryż, M. (2001). Herman Melville’s Pierre: The Frontiers of Insanity. ZAA: Zeitschrift fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik. A Quarterly of Language, Literature and Culture, 2, 159-169.