Ana-Karina SCHNEIDER is Associate Professor at Lucian Blaga University, Sibiu, holding a PhD in critical theory and Faulkner studies from Lucian Blaga University (2005), and a Diploma in American Studies from Smith College, MA, USA (2004). Her teaching expertise covers mainly English literature from the seventeenth century to the present, alongside literary criticism. Her publications include the monographs Critical Perspectives in the Late Twentieth Century. William Faulkner: A Case Study (Lucian Blaga UP, 2006), Studies in the Rhetoric of Fiction (CSP, 2015), as well as textbooks and study guides for classroom use. She has also published an assortment of articles on William Faulkner’s novelistic achievement and its critical reception, English prose fiction, literary translation, stereotypes and reading practices, and English Studies in the Romanian higher education. Dr Schneider is Editor-in-Chief of American, British and Canadian Studies, Review Editor of East/West Cultural Passage, reviewer for College Literature, Secretary of the Academic Anglophone Society of Romania, Director of her Department’s book club, The Chocolate House, a contributor to the Literary Encyclopedia and annotator for ABES-Routledge.