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Volume 36

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VOL. 36, No. 1, 1999

The Spirit is Willing but the Flesh is Strong: Mishim Yukio's Kinjiki and Oscar Wilde
James Raeside

The Wound of the Serpent: The Philoctetes Story in The Mill on the Floss
Lynn Franken

Succulent Tomatoes, Extraordinary People and Intriguing Performances: Some Literay and Cultural Encounters with New Orleans' Creoles
Benton Jay Komins

Book Reviews
Masayuki Akiyama and Yiu-narn Leung, eds., Crosscurrents in the Literatures of Asia and the West: Essays in Honor of A. Owen Aldridge
(Rolf J. Goebel)

Deborah H. Roberts, Francis M. Dunn and Don Fowler, eds., Classical Closure
(Garth Tissol)

Ezra Mendelsohn, ed., Literary Strategies: Jewish Texts and Contexts. Studies in Contemporary Jewry, An Annual
(Michael Brown)

John Watkins, The Spector of Dido: Spenser and Virgilian Epic
(Mihoko Suzuki)

VOL. 36, No. 2, 1999

"Thou art exact of taste": The Ars amatoria as Intertext in Paradise Lost
M. L. Stapleton

Envisioning the Indian Sati: Mariana Starke's The Widow of Malabar and Antoine Le Mierre's La Veuve du Malabar
Marie A. Dakessian

The Portrayal of Childhood in Proust's Jean Santeuil and Eliot's The Mill on the Floss
Ian McCall

More I Still Undoe: Louise Labe, Marv Wroth, and the Petrarchan Discourse
Roger Kuin

Book Reviews
Anthony J. Cascardi, Ideologies of History in the Spanish Golden Age
(Edward H. Friedman)

Mpalive-Hangson Msiska and Paul Hyland, eds., Writing and Africa
(Thomas A. Hale)

Lawrence Kramer, After the Lovedeath: Sexual Violence and the Making of Culture
(Carol R. Motta)

Orrin N. C. Wang, Fantastic Modernity: Dialectical Readings in Romanticism and Theory
(Cynthia Pon)

VOL. 36, No. 3, 1999

Hemingway, Malraux and Spain: For Whom the Bell Tolls and L'Espoir
Ben Stoltzfus

Delicious Abyss:The Biblical Darkness in the Poetry of Saint-John Perse
Judith Kopenhagen-Urian

Honoré de Balzac and the 'Genius" of Walter Scott: Debt and Denial
Edward C. Smith III

A. Owen Aldridge Essay Contest Winner
Specular Desires: Orpheus and Pygmalion as Aesthetic Paradigms in Petrarch's Rime sparse
Thérèse Migraine-George

Review Essay
The Liberating Literary and African American Vernacular Voices of Gayl Jones
Bernard W. Bell

Book Reviews
John William Johnson, Thomas A. Hate, and Stephen Belcher, eds., Oral Epics from Africa: Vibrant Voices from a Vast Continent
(Dan Ben-Amos)

Frederick A. de Armas, Cervantes, Raphael and the Classics
(Anne J. Cruz)

Ellen Widmer and Kan-1 Sun Chang, eds., Writing Women in Late Imperial China
(Tonglin Lu)

Ed Hogan, ed., From Three Worlds: New Writing from Ukraine
(Andrew Wachtel)

Patrick Fuery and Nick Mansfield, Cultural Studies and the New,Humanities: Concepts and Controversies
(Katherine Arens)

Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet, The Color of Melancholy: The Uses of Books in the Fourteenth Century
(Deborah McGrady)

VOL. 36, No. 4, 1999

''Fowle Idolatree" and Fair: Apuleius and the Idol of Isis Church
J. David Macey, Jr.

Auerbach Was a Friend, but a Greater Friend is Truth
William Whallon

Autobiographical Fiction vs. Fictional Autobiography: Christa Wolf's Kindheitsmuster and J. M. Coetzee's Foe
Walter P. Rankin

The Nietzschean Temptation: Gilles Deleuze and the Exhuberance of Philosophy
Mohamed Zayani

Review Essay
Literary Ethics
Thomas Beebee

Book Reviews
Anne Lake Prescott, Imagining Rabelais in Renaissance England
(Richard S. Peterson)

Mihai Spariosu, The Wreath of Wild Olive: Play, Liminality, and the Study of Literature
(Allen Dunn)

Dorothy J. Hale, Social Formalism: The Novel in Theory from Henry James to the Present
(Caryl Emerson)

Anthony Julian Tamburri, A Semiotic of EthnicitN: In (Re) cognition of the Itatian/American Writer
(Josephine Gattuso Hendin)

Margaret Ziolkowski, Literary Exorcisms of Stalinism: Russian Writers and the Soviet Past
(Valerie Z. Nollan)

Rod Edmond, Representing the South Pacific: Colonial Discourse from Cook to Gaugin
(Scott MacKenzie)

Gregory Maertz, ed., Cultural Interactions in the Romantic Age: Critical Essays in Comparative Literature
(Larry H. Peer)