Stanislav Kolar

stanislav kolar

University of Ostrava, Czech Republic

PhD, professor

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Research Interests:

  • history of American literature
  • literary theory
  • ethnic literatures
  • American studies
  • American Jewish literature
  • American alternative culture

Selected bibliography:


  1. The Holocaust Viewed by the Second and the Third Generation in American Literature (lecture), seminars on Tan and Kingston. 2017.

  2. Magical realism and allegory in Joseph Skibell's A Blessing on the Moon 43(2) (2017) Brno Studies in English: 95-110.

  3. "Fictionalizing the Holocaust:: The 2nd and 3rd Generation Responses to the Genocide." European Association for American Studies Biennial Conference. Constanta: European Association for American Studies, Ovidius University, Constanta. 2016.

  4.  "One Must Not Be a Greenhorn?": The Process of Assimilation in Abraham Cahan's Fiction". Assimilation? A Good or Bad Word?: Assimilation ? A Good or Bad Word?: proceedings of the 20th International Colloquium of American Studies: June 18-19, 2015. Olomouc: Palacký University, 2016: 144-157.

  5. "Traveling to Europe to (Re)Discover Jewish Identity." SILSE 2015 - 4rd International Conference of English and American Studies: Silesian Studies in English 2015. Opava: Silesian University in Opava, 2016: 140-150.

  6. "Philip Roth and Czechoslovakia." Litteraria Pragensia. Studies in Literature and Culture 25 (2015): 6-21.

  7. America as the Promised Land?: Representation of Immigration in Selected Works of American Literature [Workshop]. Ostrava, Česká republika. 2015.

  8. "The Spiritual Transformation of Jewish Women in the Fiction of Four Jewish American Women Writers." Growing Up a Woman. The Private/Public Divide in the Narratives of Female Development. 1. vyd. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015: 120-140.

  9. A Great Loss in the Field of American Studies. Ostrava Journal of English Philology 7 (2015): 86-87.

  10. "Possessed by Postmemory: Thane Rosenbaum's Elijah Visible." Trauma and Memory: the Holocaust in Contemporary Culture. Portsmouth: University of Portsmouth. 2013.