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Volume 41

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VOL. 41, No. 1, 2004
Special Issue: Globalization and World Literature

To World, To Globalize - Comparative Literature's Crossroads
Djelal Kadir, Guest Editor

Ghosts in the Disciplinary Machine: The Uncanny Life of World Literature
Vilashini Cooppan 

Is a Non-Global Universe Possible? What Universals in the Theory of Comparative Literature (1952-2002) Have to Say About It
Didier Coste

Disciplinary Memory as Cultural History: Comparative Literature, Globalization, and the Categories of Criticism
Francesco Loriggio

National Culture, Globalization, and the Case of Post-War El Salvador
Silvia L. López

Translatability of Memory in an Age of Globalization
Stephanos Stephanides

The Object of Comparison
Jale Parla

Local Rock and Global Plastic: World Ecology and the Experience of Place
Ursula K. Heise

The Penal Colony: Inscription of the Subject in Literature and Law, and Detainees as Legal Non-Persons at Camp X-Ray
Scott McClintock

Book Reviews

David Damrosch, What is World Literature?
(Michael Wood)

Mary N. Layoun, Wedded to the Land? Gender, Boundaries, and Nationalism in Crisis
(Djelal Kadir

VOL. 41, No. 2, 2004

A. Owen Aldridge Prize Winner 2003:
Parasitism and Pale Fire's Camouflage: The King-Bot, The Crown Jewels and the Man in the Brown Macintosh
James Ramey

Enlightenment and Cultural Confusion: Mendele's The Mare and Dangaremba's Nervous Conditions
David Aberbach

The Comet and the Rocket Intertextual Constellations about Technological Progress in Bruno Schulz's "Kometa" and Thomas Pynchon's Gravity Rainbow
Bruno Arich-Gerz 

Brides of the Fantastic: Gautier's Le Pied de Momie and Hoffmann's Der Sandmann
Jutta Fortin

Book Reviews

Galin Tihanov, The Master and The Slave: Lukács, Bakhtin, and the Ideas of Their Time
(Paul J. Contino)

David M. Posner, The Performance of Nobility in Early Modern European Literature
(Katherine Ibbitt

Anne Herrmann, Queering the Moderns: Poses/Portraits/Performances
(Colleen Lamos)

Douglas Robinson, Who Translates?: Translator Subjectivities Beyond Reason

(Christi A. Merrill)

Edward W. Said, Reflections on Exile and Other Essays
(Philip Mosley)

Edited by Gerhard Richter, Benjamin's Ghosts. Interventions in Contemporary Literary Cultural Theory

(Cecilia Novero)

Stefan G. Meyer, The Experimental Arabic Novel: Postcolonial Literary Modernism and the Levant
(Deborah A. Starr)

Sarah Kay, Courtly Contradictions: The Emergence of the Literary Object in the Twelfth Century

(Michelle R. Warren)

Vol. 41, No. 3, 2004 
Special Issue: Cybernetic Readings

Guest Editor: N. Katherine Hayles

Refiguring the Posthuman 
N. Katherine Hayles

The Information Empire
Mark Poster

How Information Technology Has (Not) Changed Feminism and Japanism: Cyberpunk in the Japanese Contexts
Kumiko Sato

Post-Human Mimesis and the Debunked Machine: Reading Environmental Appropriation in Poe's “Maelzel's Chess-Player” and “The Man Who Was Used Up”
James Berkley

Jamie Skye Bianco

Virtual Embodiment: 
Style: Strategy and Mimesis in Ergodic Literature
Eric Hayot
Edward Wesp

Iatrogenic Permutations: From Digital Genesis to the Artificial Other
Tama Leaver

Book reviews:
Stathis Gourgouris, Does Literature Think: Literature as Theory for an Antimythical Era.  
(Charles Altieri)

Klaus Benesch. Romantic Cyborgs: Authorship and Technology in the American Renaissance. 
(Thomas O. Beebee)

Sara Danius, The Senses of Modernism: Technology, Perception and Aesthetics
(Dean McWilliams)

Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort, Ed.  The New Media Reader 
(Mykola Polyuha)

Vol. 41, No. 4, 2004
East-West Issue

Great Bearer: Images of the US in the Writings of the Air Raids
Sugawara Katsuya

The Poetics of the Recontextualization: Intertextuality in a Chinese Adaptive Translation of The Picture of Dorian Gray
Leo Tak-hung Chan

The Topography of Dalian and the Cartography of  Fantastic Asia in Anzai Fuyue's Poetry
Toshiko Ellis

The Father-Son Relationship in Tôson Shimazaki's The Broken Commandment and William Shakespeare's Hamlet
Saburo Satô

Kobayahi Hideo, Apologist of the "Savage Mind"
Hitoshi Oshima

The Haunted Graph: Significant Studies of Nakajima, Borges, and Nabokov
Shigetoshi Morosaka

Ghosts in the City: Mourning and Melancholia in Zhu Tianzin's The Old Capital
Jen-yi Hsu

Renaissance Nun vs. Korean Gisaeng: Chastity and Female Celibacy in Measure for Measure and "Chun-hyan Jeon"
Sung-Won Cho

Book Reviews
Susan Fisher, ed. Nostalgic Journeys: Literary Pilgrimages Between Japan and the West
(Sonja Arntzen)

Yoshinobu Hakutani. Postmodernity and Cross-Culturalism
(Kasia Marciniak)

Susan Ossman. Three Faces of Beauty: Casablanca, Paris, Cairo
(Deborah A. Starr)