Contents of Issue 1



I. Linguistics

Dimitriya Ivanova

Comparisons with Animals in the Works of the Sofia Literary School

Margarita Gerginova

Competition of Dialect Models during the Bulgarian Renaissance (Preliminary Studies and Working Hypothesis)

Detelina Ovcharova

Design and Structure of the Bulgarian Renaissance Phrasebooks

Diana Markova

Language “Archeology” of Some Lexical Groups in Contemporary Bulgarian

Maria Byaldimova

About the Lexicographic Description of Noun Compounds in Bulgarian

Sema Kutsarova

Personal Nouns in Contemporary Bulgarian with Turkish Derivational Formants

Radostina Koleva

Does Grammatical Gender Have Semantics? (Observations on the Gender Category of Nouns in Bulgarian)

Hristiana Krasteva

On Some Problems of Wh-Questions in Bulgarian

Zara Kancheva

On a Specific Type of Anaphora in Bulgarian. An Application of Existing Typologies

Zhaneta Andreeva

Cognitive Metaphors as a Means for Language Demagogy in Contemporary Bulgarian Political Speeches

Slaveyah Goranova

A Few Challenges to Non-native Speakers Presented by the Functional-Semantic Field of Personality in Contemporary Bulgarian

Hristina Vihrogonova

The Issue of Lexical Concepts in Linguistic Literature

Olga Mollova Chaparova

Philosophical and Linguistic Aspects of the Term Space (in Bulgarian and Russian Linguistic Scientific Literature)

Petya Zlateva

Uncountable Nouns in Bulgarian and Modern Greek (an Attempt at Systematization)

Nadezhda Kichekova

Specific Characteristics of the Degree of Comparison in Bulgarian and Modern Greek

Desislava Dimitrova

Grammatical and Functional-Semantic Equivalents of the Bulgarian Verbal Aspects in Modern Greek

Ruzha Manolova

The Bulgarian Imperative Da-Constructions and Their Translation Equivalents in Italian

Polina Rekina

Reflections on the Conditional Verbal Forms in Bulgarian and Spanish

Irina Mitarcheva

On the Irish Variety of the English Language

Georgi Dimitrov

Focus Projection in Bulgarian English from an Empirical Perspective: Comparison with British English

Elizabet Kumcheva

Managing Neologisms and Polysemy in Bulgarian under the Influence of English

Iliya Tochev

Bjørnson’s Short Novel “Synnøve Solbakken” and Its Two Bulgarian Translations: Linguistic Aspects

II. Literary Studies

Vanessa Andonova

“How to Prevent War” – the Battle of Frogs and Snakes (Based on the Works of Virginia Woolf)

Trayana Lateva

Mythological References and Archetypes in “A Streetcar Named Desire” by Tennessee Williams

Daniel Kamenov

Thomas Wolfe Reimagined: Existential Themes and Motifs in His Works

Bozhidara Boneva

Paradise or War: Womanhood in Toni Morrison’s Paradise

Aleksandar Hristov

Steven Monte’s Concept of the Genre of the Prose Poem

Nikolay Genov

The Virtual Body and Power Relations in the Works of Ernest Cline and Sergei Lukyanenko

Kristiyan Yanev

The Jedwabne Trauma in Tadeusz Słobodzianek’s “Our Class”

Simona Krachmarova

Anthologies of Fantastic Prose in the Context of the Croatian Anthological Tradition

Plamena Kostova

St. Barbara – the Christian Cult and Folk Practices

Iva Anastasova

Situations of Interrogation in the Autobiographical Texts of G. S. Rakovski

Ana Tobieva

Aleko Konstantinov in the Year 1897 and the Ideal of Bulgarian Union

Vera Hincheva

Time, Literature, Norms in the Tales of G. P. Stamatov and Maria Grubeshlieva

Maria Ruseva

The Machine and the Ocean: the Image of the Transatlantic Steamship in Bulgarian Travelogues from the 1920s and 1930s

Teodora Kashilska

The “Lyrical” Memoirs of Dora Gabe – Memory and Oblivion

Milena Mincheva

Penyo Penev and Dimitrovgrad – a Combined Mythical Past

Francheska Zemyarska

From Dalchev to Hölderlin: the Figure of Dalchev in Boriana Katsarska’s “Another Name” and in Miglena Nikolchina’s “Sorrow a la Dalchev”

Zornitsa Garkova

Character Patterns and Character Constructs in Emilia Dvoryanova’s and Valeri Stefanov’s Novels

Dora Marinova

Judges and Defendants in Angel Igov’s Novel “Krotkite”

Tsanka Marinova

Modern Technologies as a Means of Reading Comprehension Training