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Volume 40

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VOL. 40, No. 1, 2003

A. Owen Aldridge Prize Winner 2002:
Anagrams in Psychoanalysis: Retroping Concepts by Sigmund Freud, Jacques Lacan, and Jean-François Lyotard
Andrea Bachner

G. M. Hopkins' "The Wreck of the Deutschland" and Christopher Okigbo's "Lament of the Silent Sisters"
Romanus N. Egudu

Toward an Ideal Universal Community: Lotman's Revisiting of the Enlightenment and Romanticism
Lina Steiner 

Queering the Stage: Critical Displacement in the Theater of Else Lasker-Schüler and Mae West
Gail Finney

Review Essays

Muriel Détrie, ed., France-Asie: un siécle d'échanges littéraires
(A. Owen Aldridge)

Claire Sponsler and Xiaomei Chen, eds., East of West: Cross-Cultural Performance and the Staging of Difference
(Eugene Eoyang)

Book Reviews

Adrain Hsia, ed., The Vision of China in the English Literature of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
(Hu Ying)

David Porter, Ideographia. The Chinese Cipher in Early Modern Europe
(R. Po-chia Hsia

Haruo Shirane and Tomi Suzuki, eds., Inventing the Classics: Modernity, National Identity, and Japanese Literature
(Michael F. Marra)

Chidi Okonkwo, Decolonization Agonistics in Postcolonial Fiction 
(Sylvester O. Osagie)

Muriel Détrie, ed., Littérature et Extrême-Orient. Le paysage extrême-oriental. Le tauïsme dans la littérature européenne
(Yolaine Escande)

VOL. 40, No. 2, 2003
Special Issue: Intra-National Comparisons

Editors' Introduction

Debra Ann Castillo, Françoise Lionnet, and Paul Michael Lützeler

Humor, Literacy and Trauma in Chicano Culture
Carl Gutiérrez-Jones

Translational Backformations: Authenticity and Language in Cuban American Literature
Lori Ween

Politicizing the Sexual, Sexualizing the Political: The Crossing of Political and Sexual Orientations in Stephen Frears' and Hanif Kureishi's My Beautiful Laundrette
Vinay Swamy

Enduring Grief: Autobiography as the 'Poetry of Witness' in the Work of Assia Djebar and Nazim Hikmet
Azade Seyhan

Czechs, Sex, Spies and Torture: Slovak Identity as Translation in Pavel Vilikovský's Ever Green is...
Charles Sabatos

Joint Ventures: Identity Politics and Travel in Novels by Emine Sevgi Özdamar and Zafer Şenocak
Monika Shafi

Exile and the Construction of Identity in Barbara Honigmann's Trilogy of Diaspora 
Christina Guenther

Reversing the Sentence of Impossible Nostalgia: The Poetics of Postcolonial Migration in Sakinna Boukhedenna and Agha Shahid Ali
Shaden Tageldin

VOL. 40, No. 3, 2003

Alfred Lemm and Rudyard Kipling; Ironic Commentaries on Women's Wartime Shifts
Gordon Williams

Of Whores and Heiresses: Polish Women, German Men and Stereotypes in Heinrich Böll's Der Zug war pünktlich and Krzysztof Zanussi's Drogi pośród nocy  
Charles S. Kraszewski

Romanticism Repays Gothicism: E.T.A. Hoffmann's "Councilor Krespel" as a Recovery of Matthew G. Lewis's The Monk
William Crisman

Review Essay
Patricia A. Rosenmeyer, Ancient Epistolary Fictions: The Letter in Greek Literature;

Bernhard Siegert, Relays: Literature as an Epoch of the Postal System
(Thomas Beebee)

Book Reviews
Laura Otis, Membranes. Metaphors of Invasion in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Science, and Politics
(John Neubauer)

Victoria Kahn and Lorna Hutson, eds., Rhetoric and Law in Early Modern Europe
(Cynthia Herrup

Ralph A. Austen, ed., In Search of Sunjata: The Mande Oral Epic as History, Literature, and Performance Edited by. 1998
(Adélékè Adéękó)

Madison Morrison, Particular and Universal: Studies in Asian, European and American Literature 
(Eugene Chen Eoyang)

VOL. 40, No. 4, 2003

The Thousand and One Nights in Argentina: Translation, Narrative, and Politics in Borges, Puig, and Piglia
Sergio Waisman

Masculinity, Femininity, Solidarity: Emilia Pardo Bazán's Construction of Madame de Staël and George Sand
Denise DuPont

Representing the Other: Ercilla's La Araucana, Virgil's Aeneid, and the New World Encounter
Craig Kallendorf

Spenser and Du Bellay: Translation, Imitation, Ruin
Hassan Melehy

Book Reviews
Rachel Langford and Russell West, eds., Marginal Voices, Marginal Forms: Diaries in European Literature and History
(Virgil Nemoianu)

Marc Berley, After the Heavenly Tune: English Poetry and the Aspiration to Song
(Paul Friedrich)

Charles Ferrall, Modernism Writing & Reactionary Politics
(Karen Leick)

Pamela Thurschwell, Literature, Technology and Magical Thinking, 1880-1920
(Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal)

Michel W. Pharand, Bernard Shaw and the French
(Julie A. Sparks)

Eleanor Kaufman, The Delirium of Praise: Bataille, Blanchot, Deleuze, Foucault, Klossowski
(Allan Stoekl)