Florian Andrei Vlad holds an M.A. in American Studies from the University of Heidelberg and a Ph.D. from Ovidius University, Constanta, in whose Faculty of Letters he has been teaching British and American literature.
2022 1-4955-1039-5 "John Quinn is an American of the 20th and of the 21st centuries, though, in which what were once frontiers are now landscapes yet to be mapped by poetic imaginations. The poet roams and wanders from Alaska to Oregon, to the Far West and the Southwest, from Northern Iowa all the way to Henderson, Clark County, Nevada and further south. He also sharpens his individual sense of self and his sense of belonging to a collective American identity by definitions in relation to cultural alterity. " -from the Author's "Introduction"
2022 1-4955-1040-9 "This volume examines post-9/11 literary texts having a direct relation to that event.... [It] places the chosen literary texts in what are thought to be relevant contexts offered by historical, political and geopolitical coordinates, as well as by theoretical frameworks meant to shed light on the problematics of the characters themselves and on what they represent in the real world for real readers in real environments." -from the Author's "Introduction"