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Volume 47

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VOL. 47, No. 1, 2010



Spinning a Bigendered Identity in Silko’s Ceremony and Puig’s
Kiss of the Spider Woman
Matthew Teorey

Becomings in J. M. Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians and
José Saramago’s Blindness
Hania A. M. Nashef

Rewriting History from the Shore: A Spanish Dominican Nun’s Encounter
with Japan During the First Half of the Twentieth Century
Timothy P. Gaster

A Diasporic Reading of Nathan the Wise
Ned Curthoys


Book Reviews

Sheng-mei Ma. East-West Montage: Refl ections on Asian Bodies in Diaspora
(Alexander C. Y. Huang)

Rebecca Suter.The Japanization of Modernity: Murakami Haruki Between Japan
and the United States

(Reiko Tachibana)

    Yunte Huang. Transpacifi c Imaginations: History, Literature, Counterpoetics
    (Jack Skeffi ngton)

    Michael G. Malouf.Transatlantic Solidarities: Irish Nationalism and
    Caribbean Poetics
    (Kerry L. Johnson)

    Jonathan P. Eburne. Surrealism and the Art of Crime
    (Steven Ungar)

    Elizabeth Bergmann Loizeaux. Twentieth-Century Poetry and the Visual Arts
    ( Christopher Reed )

    Theodore Ziolkowski. Modes of Faith: Secular Surrogates for Lost Religious Beliefs
    ( Richard H. Armstrong )

    Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg. Beyond Terror: Gender, Narrative, Human Rights
    ( John Cappucci )

    John M. Fyler. Language and the Declining World in Chaucer, Dante, and
    Jean de Meun
    ( Stephen G. Nichols )

    Craig Kallendorf. The Other Virgil: “Pessimistic” Readings of the “Aeneid” in the
    Early Modern Culture

    ( Margaret W. Ferguson )


    VOL. 47, No. 2, 2010




    Havana Reads the Harlem Renaissance: Langston Hughes, Nicolás Guillén, and the Dialectics of Transnational American Literature
    John Patrick Leary

    Crow and Vučja so: Locations of Indeterminacy in Ted Hughes and Vasko Popa
    Cy Matthews

    An Extremely Loud Tin Drum: A Comparative Study of Jonathan Safran Foer’s Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close and Günter Grass’s The Tin Drum
    Sien Uytterschout

    Estrangement, Infection, Laughter, Somatics, Tolstoy: A Forum with Caryl Emerson and Douglas Robinson


    Book Reviews

    Barbara Johnson. Persons and Things
    (John Frow)

    Mark Gamsa. The Chinese Translation of Russian Literature: Three Studies
    (Yifeng Sun)

    Azade Seyhan. Tales of Crossed Destinies: The Modern Turkish Novel in a Comparative Context
    (Ipek Kismet)

    Gabriela Nuñez. Contemporary Hispanic Crime Fiction: A Transatlantic Discourse On Urban Violence
    (Glen S. Close)

    Susan Manning and Andrew Taylor. Transatlantic Literary Studies: A Reader
    (Nicole Sparling)

    Jacob Blevins. Dialogism and Lyric Self Fashioning: Bakhtin and the Voices of a Genre
    (Donald Wesling)

    Derek Hughes. Culture and Sacrifice: Ritual Death in Literature and Opera
    (Robert Doran)

    Jonathan Gottschall. Literature, Science, and a New Humanities
    (John Holmes)

    John T. Hamilton. Music, Madness, and the Unworking of Language
    (John Neubauer)

    Paolo Bartolini. On the Cultures of Exile, Translation, and Writing
    (Francesco Loriggio)

    Wolfram R. Keller. Selves & Nation: The Troy Story from Sicily to England in the Middle Ages
    (R.F. Yeager)

    Mary Hammond and Robert Fraser. Books Without Borders: The Cross-National Dimension in Print Culture

    (Thomas Beebee)

    VOL. 47, No. 3, 2010

    Special Issue: “East-West Issue: Asia and World Literature”
    Guest Editors: Eric Hayot & Kimio Takahashi



    When Cosmopolitanisms Intersect: An Early Chinese Buddhist Apologetic and World Literature
    Alexander Beecroft

    Getting Ideas about World Literature in China
    Jing Tsu

    “Chinese” Intextuations of the World
    Andrea Bachner

    Miseducation: Dalit and Beur Writers on the Anti-Romance of Pedagogy
    Toral Jatin Gajarawala

    An Experiment in Gendered Reading:  Enchi Fumiko’s “A Bond for Two Lifetimes—Gleanings”
    Junko Umemoto


    Book Reviews

    Shuang Shen.Cosmopolitan Publics: Anglophone Print Culture in Semi-Colonial Shanghai
    (Christopher Lee)

    Karen Laura Thornber. Empire of Texts in Motion: Chinese, Korean, and Taiwanese Transculturations of Japanese Literature
    (Charlotte Eubanks)

    Alexander C. Y. Huang. Chinese Shakespeares:Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange
    (Charles Ross)

    Anthony C. Yu.The Comparative Journeys: Essays on Literature and Religion East and West
    (Deberniere J. Torrey)

    Eric Hayot. The Hypothetical Mandarin: Sympathy, Modernity, and Chinese Pain
    (Yomi Braester)

    Yu Liu. Seeds of a Different Eden: Chinese Garden Ideas and a New English Aesthetic Ideal
    (Qingyun Wu)

    David Damrosch.  How to Read World Literature
          Teaching World Literature
          The Longman Anthology of World Literature
    (John M. Kopper)

    Mads Rosendahl Thomsen. Mapping World Literature: International Canonization and Transnational Literatures.
    (David Damrosch)


    VOL. 47, No. 4, 2010

    Special Issue: Arabic Literature Now: Between Area Studies and the New Comparatism

    Guest Editors: Amal Amireh & Waïl S. Hassan



    Amal Amireh and Waïl Hassan

    One Comparative Literature? "Birth" of a Discipline in French-Egyptian Translation, 1810-1834
    Shaden M. Tageldin

    Disciplinary Divergences: Problematizing the Field of Arabic Literature
    Mara Naaman

    The Happy Traitor: Tales of Translation
    Roger Allen

    Significant but Problematic Others: Negotiating "Israelis" in the Works of Mahmoud Darwish
    Muhammad Siddiq

    Formless Form: Elias Khoury's City Gates and the Poetics of Trauma
    Nouri Gana

    Hacking the Modern: Arabic Writing in the Virtual Age
    Tarek El-Ariss

    Book Reviews

    Elizabeth Grosz. Chaos, Territory, Art: Deleuze and the Framing of the Earth
    (Stephen Zepke)

    Ursula K. Heise. Sense of Place and Sense of Planet
    (Colin Milburn)

    Seth Lerer. Children's Literature: A Reader's History from Aesop to Harry Potter
    (Jennifer M. Miskec)

    Azat Yeghiazaryan. Daredevils of Sasun: Poetics of an Epic
    (Theo M. van Lint)

    Magdalena J. Zaborowska. James Baldwin's Turkish Decade: Erotics of Exile
    (D. Quentin Miller)

    Iain Chambers. Mediterranean Crossings
    (Martina Kolb)

    Hermann Herlinghaus. Violence Without Guilt: Ethical Narratives from the Global South
    (Sophia A. McClennen)


updated 17 February 2011 by Charles Martyn