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COMPARATIVE LITERATURE STUDIES

Volume 48

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VOL. 48, No. 1, 2011

 

Articles

 

Breaking Out the Rooster Coop: Violent Crime in Aravind Adiga's White Tiger and Richard Wright's Native Son

Sara D. Scotland

 

An "Internationalism of the Planted Earth": The Literary Origins of Bessie Head's Idea of the Village

Eleni Coundouriotis

 

The Press in Novels: Credit, Power, and Mobility in William D. Howell's Modern Instance and Lima Barreto's Recordacoes do escrivao Isaias Caminha

Renata Wasserman

 

From Brecht, Artaud, and the Absurd to Sha Yexin and Gao Xingjian: Two Cases of Rapport de Fait

Thomas Y. T. Luk


Book Reviews

Africa

 

Josiah Blackmore.  Moorings:  Portuguese Expansion and the Writing of Africa

(Phillip Rothwell)                                                                                 

           

Peter McDonald. The Literature Police: Apartheid Censorship and Its Cultural

Consequences

(Gabeba Baderoon)                                                                                  

          

La Vinia Delois Jennings. Toni Morrison and the Idea of Africa

(Adélékè  Adéèè.kóó.)        

 

The Americas

 

Tamara Harvey. Figuring Modesty in Feminist Discourse Across the Americas, 1633–1700

(Mónica Díaz)                                                                                      

 

Thomas O. Beebee. Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1402–2002

(Ralph Bauer)                                                                                      

 

Europe

 

Lars Eckstein, Barbara Korte, Eva Ulrike Pirker, and Christopher Reinfandt, eds.

Multi-Ethnic Britain 2000+: New Perspectives in Literature, Film, and the Arts

(Philip Mosley)                                                                                    

             

Michael O’Sullivan. The Incarnation of Language: Joyce, Proust and a Philosophy of the Flesh

(Gerald Gillespie)                                                                                 

 

Lorna Fitzsimmons, ed. International Faust Studies: Adaptation, Reception, Translation

(Ellis Dye)                                                                                        

 

Clayton Koelb. The Revivifying Word: Literature, Philosophy, and the

Theory of Life in Europe’s Romantic Age

(Nicholas Rennie)                                                                                  

 

Soledad Fox. Flaubert and “Don Quijote”: The Influence of Cervantes on

“Madame Bovary”

(Eugenio Suárez-Galbán)                                                                             

 

Jewish Literatures

 

Barry Trachtenberg. The Revolutionary Roots of Modern Yiddish, 1903–1917

(Marc Caplan)                                                                                       

 

Vivian Liska. When Kafka Says We: Uncommon Communities in

German-Jewish Literature

(Sander L. Gilman)                                                                                 

 

Gil Z. Hochberg. In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of Separatist Imagination

(Deborah A. Starr)

 

Theory

 

Ernst van Alphen, Mieke Bal, and Carel Smith,  eds. The Rhetoric of Sincerity

(Sinkwan Cheng)                                                                                    

          

 

Herschel Farbman. The Other Night: Dreaming, Writing, and Restlessness in

Twentieth-Century Literature

(Marilyn Gaddis Rose)                                                                              

          

Barbara Dalle Pezze and Carlo Salzani, eds. Essays on Boredom and Modernity

(Brendan J. Balint)

 

     

    VOL. 48, No. 2, 2011

    Articles

     

    A. Owen Aldridge Prize Winner 2009–2010

    The Task(s) of the Translator(s): Multiplicity as Problem in Renaissance

    European Thought

    Belén Bistué                 

                                                                         

    Fiction as Evidence: On the Uses of Literature in Nineteenth-Century

    Sexological Discourse

    Anna Katharina Schaffner

                                                                               

    Organic Hesitancies: Stuttering and Sexuality in Melville, Kesey, and Mishima

    Christopher Eagle   

                                                                                   

    The Ethics of Identification: The Global Circulation of Traumatic Narrative in Silko’s Ceremony and Roy’s The God of Small Things

    Joanne Lipson Freed                                                                                

                                                              

     

    Book Reviews

    Erin Graff Zivin. The Wandering Signifier: Rhetoric of Jewishness in the Latin

    American Imaginary

    (Luz Angélica Kirschner)                                                                           

     

    Susan Buck-Morss. Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History

    (Patricia Anne Simpson)                                                                            

     

    Joseph Luzzi. Romantic Europe and the Ghost of Italy

    (Benedetta Gennaro)                                                                                

     

    Thomas O. Beebee. Nation and Region in Modern American and European Fiction

    (Trevor Barnes)                                                                                    

                       

    Peter Edgerly Firchow. Strange Meetings: Anglo-German Literary Encounters from 1910 to 1960

    (Christiane Eydt-Beebe)                                                                            

     

    Dirk Wiemann. Genres of Modernity: Contemporary Indian Novels in English

    (Sukhbir Singh)                                                                                    

    Wayne Jeffrey Froman and John Burt Foster, eds. Dramas of Culture: Theory, History, Performance

    (Mary Ann Frese Witt)                                                                              

     

    Stephen Ross, ed. Modernism and Theory: A Critical Debate

    (Judith Roof)

     

    VOL. 48, No. 3, 2011

    Special Issue: “Trials of Trauma: Comparative & Global Perspectives”
    Guest Editors: Bella Brodzki & Michael Levine

     

    Articles

    Introduction

    Michael G. Levine and Bella Brodzki

     

    Articles

     

    Hannah Arendt’s Death Sentences

    Judith Butler

     

    Legal but Criminal: The Failure of the “Russian Nuremberg” and the

    Paradoxes of Post-Soviet Memory

    Sergey Toymensev

     

    The Klaus Barbie Trial: Traces and Temporalities

    Christian Delage

     

    Australian Trials of Trauma: The Stolen Generations in Human Rights,

    Law, and Literature

    Rosanne Kennedy

     

    “We the People,” Who? James Baldwin and the Traumatic

    Constitution of These United States

    Shireen R. K. Patell

     

    In the Name of Trauma: Notes on Testimony, Truth Telling and

    the Secret of Literature in South Africa

    Rosalind C. Morris

     

    Literary Justice? Poems from Guantánamo Bay Prison Camp

    Elisabeth Weber

     

    Book Reviews

    Traumatic Futures: A Review Article

    Didier Fassin and Richard Rechtman. The Empire of Trauma: An Inquiry

    into the Condition of Victimhood, Roger Luckhurst. The Trauma Question,

    Esther Rashkin. Unspeakable Secrets and the Psychoanalysis of Culture

    (Jared Stark)

     

     

    VOL. 48, No. 4, 2011

     

    Articles

     

     

    ACLA Plenary

    Comparative Literature/World Literature: A Discussion with David Damrosch and Gayatri Spivak

    David Damrosch and Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak

     

    Articles

    Balzacorama: Panoramic Vision in Nabokov’s Lolita

    Melissa Frazier    

                                                                                    

    Kalila wa Dimna: Inception, Appropriation, and Transmimesis

    Marianne Marroum   

                                                                                    

    Han Shan, Dharma Bums, and Charles Frazier’s Cold Mountain

    Ling Chung                                                                                         

     

    Forum

    To Translate or Not to Translate Arabic:

    Michael Cooperson and Waïl S. Hassan on the

    Work of Abdelfattah Kilito

     

    Book Reviews

     

     

    Citations of ACLA Prizewinning Scholarship   

                                                          

    Jahan Ramazani. A Transnational Poetics

    (Matthew Hart)             

                                                                           

    Dorothy M. Figueira. Otherwise  Occupied: Pedagogies of Alterity and the Brahminization of Theory

    (Anjali Prabhu)                                                                                     

     

    Vilashini Cooppan. Worlds Within: National Narratives and Global Connections in Postcolonial Writing

    (Elizabeth S. Anker)                  

                                                                 

    Nouri Gana. Signifying Loss: Toward a Poetics of Narrative Mourning

    (Tobias Boes)                                                                                       

     

    Stefan Herbrechter and Ivan Callus, eds. Cy-Borges: Memories of the

    Posthuman in the Work of Jorge Luis Borges

    (Héctor Hoyos)                                                                                     

     

    Janet Beizer. Thinking Through the Mothers: Reimagining  Women’s Biographies

    (Liedeke Plate)                                                                                    

     

    Jennifer Bajorek. Counterfeit Capital: Poetic Labor and Revolutionary Irony.

    (Richard Terdiman)                                                                                 

     

    E. S. Burt. Regard for the Other: Autothanatography in Rousseau, De Quincey, Baudelaire, and Wilde

    ( Yaël Schlick)      

                                                                                 

    J. A. Burrow. The Poetry of Praise

    (Robert J. Meyer-Lee)          

                                                                        

    Konrad Eisenbichler, ed. Renaissance Medievalisms

    (Sherry Roush)

     

Updated 23 February, 2012 by Dawn Taylor