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VOL. 52, No. 1, 2015

Global Maoism and Cultural Revolution in the Global Context


Introduction: Global Maoism and Cultural Revolutions in the Global Context
Wang Ning

Maoism: A Revolutionary Globalism for the Third World Revisited
Liu Kang

On Transference: Badiou and the Chinese Cultural Revolution
Yiju Huang

Revolution and Event: Mao in Alain Badiou’s Plato's Republic
Leihua Weng

China’s Cultural Revolution and Japan’s Intelligentsia: Kazumi Takahashi’s Humanistic Sensibilities
Shi Ge

Propaganda as Leftist Culture: Hong Kong’s Involvement in the Cultural Revolution
Ye Luofu

Children's Literature during China’s Cultural Revolution: A Critical Review
Sheng Anfeng

Simone de Beauvoir Abroad: Historicizing Maoism and WLM
Christina Van Houten

From Taboo to Open Discussion: Discourses of Sexuality in Azalea Mountains and Red Azalea
Du Lanlan

The Construction of Image/Myth of a Martyr in the Cultural Revolution: A Reinterpretation/Demythicization of The Song of Ouyang Hai
Xian Wang

Cultural Translation of a Subject in Transit: A Transcultural Critique of Xiangyin Lai’s Translator and Jhumpa Lahiri’s Interpreter of Maladies
Tzushiu Beryl Chiu


Book Reviews

María del Pilar Blanco. Ghost-Watching American Modernity: Haunting, Landscape, and the Hemispheric Imaginations
(José Álvarez)

Margaret Litvin. Hamlet’s Arab Journey: Shakespeare’s Prince and Nasser’s Ghost
(Muhammad Siddiq)

Mary Jo Muratore. Exiles, Outcasts, Strangers: Icons of Marginalization in Post World War II Narrative
(Wilson Kaiser)

Dominique Peyrache-Leborgne. Grotesques et arabesques dans le récit romantique: De jean Paul à Victor Hugo
(Laurence M. Porter)

Lubomír Doležel. Possible Worlds of Fiction and History: The Postmodern Stage
(Kathleen Singles)

Lorna Martens. The Promise of Memory: Childhood Recollection and Its Objects in Literary Modernism
Marlene Kadar)

Svetlana Boym. Another Freedom: The Alternative History of an Idea
Thora Ilin Bayer)

Edgard Sankara. Postcolonial Francophone Autobiographies: From Africa to the Antilles
(H. Adlai Murdoch)

Michael Anesko and N. Christine Brookes. The French Face of Nathanial Hawthorne: Monsieur de l’Aubépine and His Second Empire Critics
Glen MacLeod)

Steven Tötösy de Zepetnek and Louise O. Vasvári. Comparative Hungarian Cultural Studies
Lynn M. Hooker)

Mark Wollaeger with Matt Eatough. The Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms
Aarthi Vadde)

Michael C. Frank and Eva Gruber. Literature and Terrorism: Comparative Perspectives
(Julia Keefer)

Richard Eldridge and Bernard Rhie. Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies: Consequences of Skepticism
(Stephen Mulhall)

José David Saldívar. Trans-Americanity: Subaltern Modernities, Global Coloniality, and the Cultures of Greater Mexico
(Micah Donohue)

Mark D. Anderson. Disaster Writing: The Cultural Politics of Catastrophe in Latin America
(Thomas Beebee)


VOL. 52, No. 2, 2015


On the Road from Dante to Jack Kerouac (Stopping by Frost, Pound, and Eliot)
Willis Barnstone



The Much-Maligned Panegyric:Toward a Political Poetics of Premodern Literary Form
Rebecca Gould

The Much-Maligned Panegyric:Toward a Political Poetics of Premodern Literary Form
Rebecca Gould

Stranded in Arabic: Robinson Crusoe in Beirut
Maya Issam Kesrouary

Made in Translation: Language, "Japaneseness","Englishness", and "Global Culture" in Ishiguro
Rebecca Karni

The End of the Empire: Pier Antonio Quaranttoti Gambini's Il Cavalo Tripoli and Joseph Roth's Radetzkymarsch
Saskia Elizabeth Ziolkowki

Intellectuals as Sacrificial Heroes: A Comparative Study of Bahram Beyzaie and Wole Soyinka
Saeed Talajooy


Book Reviews

Karen Beckman and Liliane Weissberg, eds.: On Writing with Photography
Michael Allan

Robert K. Weninger: The German Joyce
Andrew Barker

Joseph Frank: Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture
Christopher K. Coffman

Amir Eshel: Futurity: Contemporary Literature and the Quest for the Past
Lia Deromedi

Elleke Boehmer and Sarah de Mul, eds: The Postcolonial Low Countries:Literature, Colonialism, and Multiculturalism
Jeroen Dewulf

Ulka Anjaria: Realism in the Twentieth Century Indian Novel: Colonial Difference and Literary Form
Ania Loomba

Roger Chartier: CardenioBetween Cervantes and Shakespeare: The Story of a Lost Play
Tara L. Lyons

Lorna Burns: Contemporary Caribbean Writing and Deleuze:Litertaure Between Postcolonialism and Post-Continental Philosophy
Sharada Balachandran Orihuela

Leonardo Lisi: Marginal Modernity:The Aesthetics of Dependency from Kierkegaard to Joyce
Thomas Pavel

Ryan Szpiech: Conversion and Narratives:Reading and Religious Authority in Medieval Polemic
Emmanuel Ramirez-Nieves

E. Jabe Burns and Peggy McCracken, eds.: From Beasts to Sous: Gender and Embodiment in Medieval Europe
Carolynn Van Dyke


Online Book Reviews

Shohua Qi: Western Literature in China and the Translation Nation
Jessica Zu

Irena Ksiezopolska: The Web of Sense: Patterns of Involution in Selected Works of Virginia Woolf and Vladimir Nabokov
Priscilla Meyer

Gene H. Bell-Villada and Nina Sichel, eds.: Writing out of Limbo:International Childhoods, Global Nomads and Third Culture Kids
Brantley Nicholson

Chadwick Allen: Trans-Indigenous Methodologies for Global Native Literary Studies
Shannon Toll

David Palumbo-Liu: The Deliverance of Others: Reading Literature in a Global Age
Snebal Shingavi


VOL. 52, No. 3, 2015


"Our Natural and Original Illness": Tracking the Human/Animal Distinction in Montaigne and Nietsche
James Ramsey Wallen



A Return to The Waste Land after Cesaire's Cahieer
Mara de Gennaro

Virginia Wolf's Cinegraphic Poetics in The Years
Caroline Marie

Revolution and Cien anos de soledad in Naguib Mahfouz's Layali alf laylah
Tahia Abdel Nasser

Freddy Durkee and Ferdydurke: A Gombowiczian Reading of Babbitt
Daniel Webster Pratt

Writing Trauma, Writing Life in Chanrithy Him's When Broken Glass Floats
Bunkong Tuon

Writing Trauma, Writing Life in Chanrithy Him's When Broken Glass Floats
Bunkong Tuon


Book Reviews


R.D. Darren Gobert: The Mind-Body Stage: Passion and Interaction in the Cartesian Theater
Spencer Golub

Juliana Schiesari: Polymorphous Domesticities:Pets, Bodies, and Desire in Four Modern Writers
Susan Mooney

Brian Murdock: Gregorius: An Incentuous Saint in Medival Europe and Beyond
Paul B. Nelson

barbare Newman: Medieval Crossover: Reading the Secular Against the Sacred
Joseph Pucci

Michelle Zerba: Doubt and Skepticism in Antiquity and the renaissance
Benjamin Sammons

kathy Eden: The Renaissance Rediscovery of Intimacy
Debora Shuger

Mats Malm: the Soul of Poetry Redefined:Vacillations of Mimesis from Aristotle to romanticism
Joshua Swidzinski

Marco Nievergelt: Allegorical Quests from Deguileville to Spencer
Charles Ross

Aida Audeh and Nick Havely: Dante in the Long Nineteenth Century
Lorenzo Valterza



Dirk Goettsche: Remembering Africa:The Rediscovery of Colonialism in Contemporary German Literature
Christian Thorne

Andrew Cusak and Barry Murnane: Popular Revenants:The German Gothic and Its International Reception, 1800-2000
Christian Thorne



Maria Boletsi: Barbarism and Its Discontents
Susan C. Jarratt

Edwin C. Hill Jr.: Black Sounscapes White Stages: The Meaning of Francophone Sound in the Black Atlantic
Tsitsi Jaji

Clive Scott: Translating the Perception of Text:Literary Translation and Phenomenology
Mairi McLaughlin


Online Book Reviews

Konstantina Georganta: Conversing Identities:Encounters Between British Irish and Greek Poetry, 1922-1952
Sheila Gordner

Hala Halim: Alexandrian Cosmopolitanism:An Archive
Yoonjoung Choi

Goeran Printz-Paehlson: Letters of Blood and Other Works in English
Poul Houe


VOL. 52, No. 4, 2015


How Cultures Shape the Reading of Fairy Tales:A Cross-Cultural Approach
Jehong Zhang and Gerhard Lauer

Language and Meter in Early English, Dutch, German, and Russian Iambic Verse
Evgeny Kazartsev

Islands as the Origin/end of the World: Ethnographic Imaginations from the Penghu (Taiwan) and Yaeyama (Okinawa) Islands
Huei-chu Chu

Quoted Confessions: Augustine's Confessions and Derrida's 'Circonfession'
Johanna Schumm, Translated from the German by Jan Schoenherr

Frappons l'usurpateur'!: The Rehearsal fo Shakespearean Revolution in Victor Hugo's Cromwell
Julian Jimenez Heffernan

Songs from the Land of Eternal Summer: Beyond Duality in Japanese Brazilian Publication and Colonia Man'yôshû
Zelideth Maria Rivas

Images of Narcissus: Figuring Identity in José Lezama Lima and Pier Paolo Pasolini
Damiano Benvegnù


Review Essay

Recent Work in Translation Studies: A Review
Adam Toth


Book Reviews

Philip John Usher and Isabelle Fernbach, eds.: Virgilian Identities in the French Renaissance
Joshua M. Blaylock

Victor Brombert: Musings on Mortality: From Tolstoy to Primo Levi
Nicoletta Pireddu

Sanja Bahun. Modernism and Melancholia: Writing as Countermourning
Theodore Prassinos

Donald R. Wehrt, ed. Levinas and Twentieth-Century Literature: Ethics and the Reconstitution of Subjectivity
Olga Kuminova

J.K.S. Makokha, Ogone John Obiero, and Rusell West-Pavlov, eds. Style in African Literature: Essays on Literary Stylistics and Narrative Styles
Aaron Rosenberg


Online Book Reviews

Philip Kaisary. The Haitian Revolution in the Literary Imagination: Radical Horizons, Conservative Constraints
Gregory Pierrot

Alexandra Berlina. Brodsky Translating Brodsky
Adrian Wanner

Anupama Mohan. Utopia and the Village in South Asian Literatures
Barnita Bagchi