Assistant Professor of American Studies at the Jagiellonian University (Kraków, Poland). Choiński is the author of two academic monographs: Rhetoric of the Revival (Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2016) and Southern Hyperboles: Metafigurative Strategies of Narration (Louisiana State University Press, 2020). He is a senior Fulbright Fellow at Yale University. Choiński has published articles on rhetoric, the American South and the intersections of Digital Humanities and American studies. He is a member of the Computational Stylistics research group at the Polish Academy of Sciences which used stylometry to verify the authorship of Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman. He is also a member of the NASSA research group at Universität Potsdam, which uses DH to study large corpora of American drama. Choiński was a lead researcher at two OPUS research projects dedicated to American Studies carried out under the auspices of Polish National Science Centre.
Cutting the Umbilical Cord with the American South – Lillian Smith’s Killers of the Dream
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