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Andrzej Wicher

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Andrzej Wicher is a senior lecturer in the history of English literature and theory of literature in the Institute of English Studies of the University of Łódź (Lodz). His field of study is Medieval and Renaissance studies, cultural studies, and modern fantasy literature, with a special emphasis on the presence of folktale motifs in works of literature. Apart from a number of scholarly articles, he is the author of the following books: Archaeology of the Sublime; Studies in Late-Medieval English Writings (Katowice 1995); Shakespeare’s Parting Wondertales: a Study of the Elements of the Tale of Magic in William Shakespeare’s Late Plays (Łódź 2003); and Selected Medieval and Religious Themes in the Works of C.S.Lewis and J.R.R.Tolkien (Łódź 2013). He also translated some Middle English poems, including Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Pearl, and Sir Orfeo, into Polish.

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