Adriana Neagu is Associate Professor of Anglo-American Studies at Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She is the author of Sublimating the Postmodern Discourse: toward a Post-Postmodern Fiction in the Writings of Paul Auster and Peter Ackroyd (2001) and In the Future Perfect: the Rise and Fall of Postmodernism (2001), as well as numerous critical and cultural theory articles. Her main research focus is the poetics of modernist and postmodernist discourse, global theory and the literatures of identity, and translation and interpretation pedagogy. At present, she is currently working on new paradigms of cultural identity in the UK, a focus which is reflected in her current book project, Englishness, Regionality and Religion in the Post-secular Age. Dr Neagu has been Advisory Editor of American, British and Canadian Studies, the journal of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, since 1999.