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Volume 42

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VOL. 42, No. 1, 2005

In Memoriam--Alfred Owen Aldridge


A. Owen Aldridge Prize Winner 2005

Captain Cook and the Discovery of Antarctica's Modern Specificity: Towards a Critique of Globalization
Mariano Siskind

Petrarch's Mourning, Spenser's Scudamour, and Britomart's Gift of Death
Joseph Parry

Metatheater and Skepticism in Early Modern Representation of the Saint Genesius Legend
Barbara Simerka

Canon and Censer: How War Wounds Bodies of Writing
Jonathan E. Abel

Book Reviews
Hana Pichová, The Art of Memory in Exile: Vladimir Nabokov & Milan Kundera
(Caryl Emerson)

Rolf J. Goebel, Benjamin Heute: Großstadtdiskurs, Postkonolialität und Flanerie zwischen den Kulturen
(Susannah Young-ah Gottlieb)

Olakunle George, Relocating Agency: Modernity and African Letters 
(Sanya Osha)

Elizabeth Barnes, ed., Incest and the Literary Imagination
(Ellen Pollak)

David Ellison, Ethics and Aesthetics in European Modernist Literature: From the Sublime to the Uncanny
(Jean-Michel Rabaté)

Anthony Tatlow, Shakespeare, Brecht, and the Intercultural Sign
(Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.)

Lawrence Kramer, Musical Meaning: Toward a Critical History
(Charles Youmans)

Masao Miyoshi and Harry D. Harootunian, eds., Learning Places: The Afterlives of Area Studies
(Shu Kuge)  

VOL. 42, No. 2, 2005

Special Issue: Comparative Cultural Studies

Guest Editor: Michael Bérubé

Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature?
Michael Bérubé, Guest Editor

Air War Prophecy and Interwar Modernism
Paul K. Saint-Amour

The Other of the Other?: Cultural Studies, Theory, and the Location of the Modernist Signifier
Christopher Bush

Testimonio's Poetics of Performance
Linda Brooks

Men and Women of Feeling: Conventions of Sensibility and Sentimentality in Sati Debate and Mainwaring's The Suttee
Jeanette Herman

American Cosmopolis: The World's Columbian Expedition and Chicago Across the Americas
Camilla Fojas

Fasting at the Feast of Literature
Brenda Machosky

Book Reviews
Jeffrey T. Nealon and Caren Irr, eds., Rethinking the Frankfurt School: Alternative Legacies of Cultural Critique
(Karyn Ball)

Ismail Talib, The Language of Postcolonial Literatures: An Introduction
(Wail S. Hassan)

Pamela Cheek, Sexual Antipodes: Enlightenment Globalization and the Placing of Sex
(Betty Joseph)

Gustavo Pérez Firmat, Tongue Ties: Logo-Eroticism in Anglo-Hispanic Literature
(Ralph Rodriguez)

Madeleine Dobie, Foreign Bodies: Gender, Language, and Culture in French Orientalism
(Julia Simon)

Ingeborg Hoesterey: Pastiche: Cultural Memory in Art, Film, Literature
(Linda Hutcheon)

Dorothy M. Figueira, Aryans, Jews, Brahmins. Theorizing Authority through Myths of Identity
(Luz Angélica Kirschner)

Jonathon Hart, Columbus, Shakespeare, and the Interpretation of the New World
(Peter C. Herman)


VOL. 42, No. 3, 2005

"From Baghdad to Bialik with Love": A Reappropriation of Modern Hebrew Poetry
Lital Levy

New Spaces for Literature: Can Xue and Hélène Cixous on Writing
Andrea Bachner

Symbolism at the Periphery: Yeats, Maeterlinck, and Cultural Nationalism
Raphael Ingelbien

Sartre, Nada, and Hemingway's African Stories
Ben Stolzfus

Book reviews
Stephanie Newell, ed., Readings in African Popular Fiction  
(Oyekan Owomoyela)

Katharine Scarfe Beckett, Anglo-Saxon Perceptions of the Islamic World 
(Brannon Wheeler)

Shoshana Felman, The Juridical Unconscious: Trials and Traumas in the Twentieth Century
(Harriet Murav)

William Waters, Poetry's Touch: On Lyric Address
(Kathleen L. Komar)

William J. Kennedy. The Site of Petrarchism: Early Modern National Sentiment in Italy, France, and England
(Richard Helgerson)

Lilian R. Furst, Idioms of Distress: Psychosomatic Disorders in Medical and Imaginative Literature
(Robert A. Nye)

Ellen Peel, Politics, Persuasion, and Pragmatism: A Rhetoric of Feminist Utopia Fiction
(Erin McKenna)


VOL. 42, No. 4, 2005
Special Issue: Between Languages
Guest Editors: Réda Bensmaïa and Rey Chow

Editors' Introduction:
Between Languages
Réda Bensmaïa and Rey Chow

Assia Djebar's Musical Ekphrasis
Mai Al-Nakib

Literary History and Hebrew Modernity
Gil Anidjar

Theorizing Francophonie
Emily Apter

Off the Map: A Mediterranean Journey
Iain Chambers

Frontiers of Language and Frontiers of Narrative
Lise Gauvin

The Narrative of Conversion in Chinua Achebe's Arrow of God
Olakunle George

Between Auto/Biography and Theory: Can "Ethnic Abjects" Write Theory?
Sneja Gunew