restricted access   Volume 48, Number 1, 2011

Table of Contents


Breaking Out of the Rooster Coop: Violent Crime in Aravind Adiga's White Tiger and Richard Wright's Native Son

pp. 1-19

An "Internationalism of the Planted Earth": The Literary Origins of Bessie Head's Idea of the Village

pp. 20-43

The Press in Novels: Credit, Power, and Mobility in William D. Howells's Modern Instance and Lima Barreto's Recordações do Escrivão Isaías Caminha

pp. 44-63

From Brecht, Artaud, and the Absurd to Sha Yexin and Gao Xingjian: Two Cases of Rapport de Fait

pp. 64-81



Moorings: Portuguese Expansion and the Writing of Africa (review)

pp. 82-83

The Literature Police: Apartheid Censorship and Its Cultural Consequences (review)

pp. 84-86

Toni Morrison and the Idea of Africa (review)

pp. 86-89

The Americas

Figuring Modesty in Feminist Discourse Across the Americas, 1633–1700 (review)

pp. 89-92

Millennial Literatures of the Americas, 1402–2002 (review)

pp. 92-96


Multi-Ethnic Britain 2000+: New Perspectives in Literature, Film, and the Arts (review)

pp. 96-100

The Incarnation of Language: Joyce, Proust and a Philosophy of the Flesh (review)

pp. 100-103

International Faust Studies: Adaptation, Reception, Translation (review)

pp. 103-109

The Revivifying Word: Literature, Philosophy, and the Theory of Life in Europe's Romantic Age (review)

pp. 109-111

Flaubert and "Don Quijote": The Influence of Cervantes on "Madame Bovary." (review)

pp. 112-114

Jewish Literature

The Revolutionary Roots of Modern Yiddish, 1903–1917 (review)

pp. 114-117

When Kafka Says We: Uncommon Communities in German–Jewish Literature (review)

pp. 117-119

In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of Separatist Imagination (review)

pp. 119-122


The Rhetoric of Sincerity (review)

pp. 122-126

The Other Night: Dreaming, Writing, and Restlessness in Twentieth-Century Literature (review)

pp. 126-129

Essays on Boredom and Modernity (review)

pp. 129-132


pp. 133-138