restricted access   Volume 25, May 2001

Table of Contents

Editor's Column: Comparative Literature Between the West and the World

pp. 1-4


Classical Legacies in an Interarts Contents

Tradition and Reception of Roman Imperial Ethics in the Opera La clemenza di Tito

pp. 5-21

Modern Fiction Across the North South Divide

The Site of Western Modernism in Postcolonial African Identity: Nanga, Gide, Kristeva, and the Overcoming of Betrayal

pp. 22-49

Mascarita's Metamorphosis: Vargas Llosa and Kafka

pp. 50-68

Novelizing Dictatorship

Latin American Dictatorship in Erich Hackl's Novel Sara und Simón and Miguel Asturias's El Señor Presidente

pp. 69-88

Images of the Crowd in Milan Kundera's Novels: From Communist Prague to Postmodern France

pp. 89-109

Interdiscursive Transactions. Fiction/Theory/Philosophy

Carnival of Silence: Bakhtin and Hugo's Notre-Dame de Paris

pp. 110-132

Roquentin and the Metaphysics of Presence: Philosophy, Literature, Textual Play

pp. 133-150

Review Essays

The Artisan as Work of Art

pp. 151-154

The Reach of Cultural Analysis: Some Cuttings

pp. 154-157

The (Im)possibility of Chinese Comparative Literature

pp. 157-160

Fictionality, Tropology, "Machinic" Assemblages: Competing Models in Narrative Analysis

pp. 160-164


Bound to Act: Models of Action, Dramas of Inaction (review)

pp. 164-166

Translating Literatures, Translating Cultures: New Vistas and Approaches in Literary Studies, and: Hölderlin and the Dynamics of Translation (review)

pp. 166-169

The Sense and Non-sense of Revolt: The Powers and Limits of Psychoanalysis (review)

pp. 169-170

In the Language of Walter Benjamin (review)

pp. 171-173

The Translingual Imagination (review)

pp. 173-175

Gramophone, Film, Typewriter (review)

pp. 176-178

The Politics of Myth: A Study of C. G. Jung, Mircea Eliade, and Joseph Campbell (review)

pp. 178-180

Legendary Figures: Ancient History in Modern Novels (review)

pp. 180-182

Membranes: Metaphors of Invasion in Nineteenth-Century Literature, Science, and Politics (review)

pp. 182-184

Dance Between Two Cultures: Latino Caribbean Literature Written in the United States (review)

pp. 184-185

Book Notes

Islands and Exiles: The Creole Identities of Post/Colonial Literature (review)

pp. 186-187

Modernism in European Drama: Ibsen, Strindberg, Pirandello, Beckett: Essays from Modern Drama (review)

pp. 187-188

Subjects of Terror: Nerval, Hegel, and the Modern Self (review)

pp. 188-190

Women and the Rise of the Novel, 1405-1726 (review)

pp. 190-191

Twenty-Five Years of The Comparatist: A Topical Bibliography of Articles

pp. 193-201

List of Books Received

Books Received

pp. 202-204