This book is about literary and educational questions that are off the beaten track. Topics range from modern American fiction to classical comedy. All are discussed in a reader-friendly style.
Michael Skupin(周德客) received his doctorate from the University of Houston (USA), specializing in Merlin. He has taught at Chinese Culture University since 2005.
A False Etymology in Moby-Dick
Gambling in The House of Mirth
Chaucer the Alchemist
Ahab and Cellini’s Perseus
Two Samuels: Tzara, Beckett and Communism
A Case of Modernist Poetic
Modernizing Chaucer’s Anelida and Arcite
Saroyan in Taiwan
The Language Landscape in Israel at the Turn of the Eras
Bestride the Narrow World: John Fiske as a Model for Cather’s “Professor”
Hyperion to a Satyr: The Strange Case of Der bestrafte Brudermord
Time and Space in the Anglo-Saxon Seafarer