restricted access   Volume 26, May 2002

Table of Contents

Editor's Column: Comparisons Within and Beyond a Single Language

pp. 1-4


Global Filaments

South/South, South/North Conversations: South Africa, India, the West

pp. 5-16

Three Women and Their Men: Comparing Tagore's Bimala with James's Isabel and Forster's Lilia

pp. 17-36

Interart Transactions

Deleuze and the Invention of Images: From Beckett's Television Plays to Noh Drama

pp. 37-52

The Medieval Beast in a Modern Musical Setting

pp. 53-68

Tracking the Avant-Garde

The Sacramental Dada of T.S. Eliot

pp. 69-82

Brecht, Artaud, Campbell: The Making of Jean-Claude van Itallie's A Fable

pp. 83-98

Literature in Dialogue with History

Rewriting, Violence, and Theater: Bertolt Brecht's The Measures Taken and Heiner Müller's Mauser

pp. 99-119

The Effective Appropriation of History: Carmen Boullosa's Son vacas, somos puercos and Charles Johnson's Middle Passage

pp. 121-138

Review Essays

Edward Said and the Work of the Critic: Speaking Truth to Power (review)

pp. 139-142

A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present (review)

pp. 143-147


The Oxford Guide to Literature in English Translation, and: Encyclopedia of Literary Translation into English (review)

pp. 148-149

Europe and Latin America: Returning the Gaze (review)

pp. 149-152

Up from Bondage: The Literatures of Russian and African American Soul (review)

pp. 152-154

Text and Visuality. Word and Image Interactions 3 (review)

pp. 154-156

From Rodin to Giacometti: Sculpture and Literature in France 1880-1950 (review)

pp. 156-158

Larkin's Blues: Jazz, Popular Music, and Poetry (review)

pp. 158-160

The Romantic Performative: Language and Action in British and German Romanticism (review)

pp. 160-162

Scare Quotes from Shakespeare: Marx, Keynes, and the Language of Reenchantment (review)

pp. 162-164

Return from the Archipelago. Narratives of Gulag Survivors (review)

pp. 164-166

Discourses of Poverty. Social Reform and the Picaresque Novel in Early Modern Spain, and: Play and the Picaresque. Lazarillo de Tormes, Libro de Manuel, and Match Ball (review)

pp. 166-168

Epistolary Fiction in Europe 1500-1850 (review)

pp. 168-170

What's Left of Theory. New Work on the Politics of Literary Theory. Essays from the English Institute, and: Cultural Studies and Political Theory (review)

pp. 170-172

The French Connections of Jacques Derrida (review)

pp. 172-173

Book Notes

New Perspectives on Narrative Perspective (review)

pp. 174-175

The Medieval Theater of Cruelty: Rhetoric, Memory and Violence (review)

pp. 175-176

Joyce, Dante and the Poetics of Literary Relations: Language and Meaning in Finnegans Wake (review)

pp. 176-177

Five Portraits: Modernity and the Imagination in Twentieth-Century German Writing (review)

pp. 178-179

Les 'salons' de Sainte-Beuve. Le critique et ses muses (review)

pp. 179-180

Deconstruction as Analytic Philosophy (review)

pp. 180-181

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 182-183