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  Volume 32, May 2008

Table of Contents

From: The Comparatist

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Editor's Column: Continuing Traditions and New Beginnings

pp. 1-3


Comparative Literature: Where We Started and What We Have Become

pp. 4-7

Comparative Literature in Hong Kong

pp. 8-11

Literary Studies in The Netherlands

pp. 12-14

Where Are We Going and Who Will We Teach?: Conjectures about Comparative Literature and the Humanities

pp. 15-20

The ICLA and Disciplinary Renewal

pp. 21-24

On Comparative Literature in Korea

pp. 25-26

Japanese Encounters with Latin America and Iberian Catholicism (1549–1973): Some Thoughts on Language, Imperialism, Identity Formation, and Comparative Research

pp. 27-35

Introduction: Collecting and/as Cultural Transformation

pp. 36-39

“I have put all I possess at the disposal of the people’s struggle”: Pablo Neruda as Collector, Translator, and Poet

pp. 40-62

Photographic Appropriation, Ethnography, and the Surrealist Other

pp. 63-81

Van Gogh, Collector of “Japan”

pp. 82-114

Borges’s Translations of German Expressionist Poetry: Spaniardizing Expressionism

pp. 115-139

I Call That Patriotism: Leopold Bloom and Cosmopolitan Caritas

pp. 140-156

The Fiction of the Castrating Power of America

pp. 157-174

Masks of Authenticity: Failed Quests for the People in Quicksand by Nella Larsen and The Silver Dove by Andrei Belyi

pp. 175-192

Review Essays

The Novel, Volume I: History, Geography, and Culture; Volume II: Forms and Themes (review)

pp. 193-199

“A Dream of Stone”: Fame, Vision, and Monumentality in Nineteenth-Century French Literary Culture, and: Sculpture et poétique: Sculpture and Literature in France, 1789–1859 (review)

pp. 199-205


Tones/Countertones: English Translations, Adaptations, Imitations and Transformations of Short Poetic Texts from the Latin, Italian, French, Spanish, and German (review)

pp. 206-208

Le Baiser des Lumières, and: Le Baiser: Le corps au bord des lèvres (review)

pp. 208-211

Montaigne and the Ethics of Skepticism (review)

pp. 211-213

The Target (review)

pp. 213-215

Crowds (review)

pp. 215-216

The Inordinate Eye: New World Baroque and Latin American Fiction (review)

pp. 216-218

Deleuze’s Way: Essays in Transverse Ethics and Aesthetics (review)

pp. 219-220

Faint Praise: The Plight of Book Reviewing in America (review)

pp. 220-224

Book Notes

An Infamous Past: E.M. Cioran and the Rise of Fascism in Romania (review)

pp. 225-226

Action Writing: Jack Kerouac’s Wild Form (review)

pp. 226-228

Transnationalism and American Literature: Literary Translation 1773–1892 (review)

pp. 228-229

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 230-232

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