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  Volume 121, Number 5, December 2006 (Comparative Literature Issue)

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A Project in Its Context: Walter Benjamin on Comedy

pp. 1041-1071

Writing the Feminine: Catherine Colomb

pp. 1072-1082

Belonging to History: Margaret Walker's For My People

pp. 1083-1106

"Like a New Knowledge of Reality": On Stevens and Peirce

pp. 1107-1123

Gypsies, Nomadism, and the Limits of Realism

pp. 1124-1147

Colonial Captivations: Textual and Cinematic Representations of Captivity in Brazil and Chile

pp. 1148-1168

Searching for Max Havelaar: Multatuli, Colonial History, and the Confusion of Empire

pp. 1169-1189

Vacant Holidays: The Theological Remainder in Leopardi, Baudelaire, and Benjamin

pp. 1190-1219

The Dwarf in the Machine: A Theological Figure and Its Sources

pp. 1220-1236

Critical Archive

Literature Departments and the Practice of Theory

pp. 1237-1261

Essay Review

The Critic's Tact

pp. 1262-1267


On Presence: Variations and Reflections (review)

pp. 1268-1270

Late Stevens: The Final Fiction (review)

pp. 1270-1272

The Triumph of Imperfection: The Silver Age of Sociocultural Moderation in Europe, 1815-1848 (review)

pp. 1272-1274

Great Walls of Discourse and Other Adventures in Contemporary China (review)

pp. 1274-1278

The Image of the Biblical Job, a History: Volume 3, Job in the Modern World (review)

pp. 1278-1281

Brief Notices

pp. 1282-1285


Gide par lui-même: 1947

pp. 1286-1304

Incipitque Semper

pp. 1305-1307

Books Received

Books Received: 2006

pp. 1308-1313



pp. 1314-1315


Index: MLN Volume 121 (2006)

pp. 1316-1320

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