Volume 36, May 2012

Table of Contents

Editor's Column: Sustained Connections, Future Focuses

pp. 1-3
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Sovereignty and Aesthetics

Of Being Bridge

pp. 4-23
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Traveling Sovereignty: Counter-crossing Bolaño with Derrida

pp. 24-42
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The Other Heading of America: Derrida and Emerson on the Future of an Illusion

pp. 43-66
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The Force of a Law: Derrida, Montaigne, and the Edict of Villers-Cotterêts (1539)

pp. 67-85
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From Sovereignty to Ethopoiesis: Literature, Aesthetics, and New Forms of Life

pp. 86-106
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Responding to the Sovereign Work: Gadamer and Mallarmé

pp. 107-122
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Sovereignty of the Dead: Authors, Editors, and the Aesthetic Text

pp. 123-136
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A Post-National Spanish Imaginary. A Case-Study: Pan's Labyrinth

pp. 137-146
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The Aesthetics of the Sovereign Self in Conditions of Post-Scarcity

pp. 147-159
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General Articles

Analyzing the Woman Auteur: The Female/Feminist Gazes of Isabel Coixet and Lucrecia Martel

pp. 160-177
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Relation and Identity: Milan Kundera and Dany Laferrière Redefine the World

pp. 178-195
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The Portrayal of Otherness: John Steinbeck's Tortilla Flat and Frank Hardy's The Great Australian Lover and Other Stories

pp. 196-206
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Prosaic Irony: Structure, Mode, and Subversion in The Good Soldier Švejk

pp. 207-225
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We're Not Through Yet: The Patrick Bateman Debate

pp. 226-247
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Et amans et poeta: Female Authorship from Antiquity to the Renaissance

pp. 248-262
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Beyond the Veil: Indeterminacy and Iconoclasm in the Art of Robert Hayden, Janet Kozachek, and Tom Feelings

pp. 263-291
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Meeting at the Crossroads: Mapping Worlds and World Literature

pp. 292-299
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Review Essay

Cultural Mobility: A Manifesto, and: Global Matters: The Transnational Turn in Literary Studies, and: The Global Remapping of American Literature, and: Transnationalism in Practice: Essays on American Studies, Literature and Religion, and: Globalizing American Studies, and: Literature and Globalization: A Reader (review)

pp. 300-311
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Reviews

International Don Quixote (review)

pp. 312-314
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Postmodern Science Fiction and Temporal Imagination (review)

pp. 314-316
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What was History? The Art of History in Early Modern Europe (review)

pp. 316-319
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Ambiguous Bodies: Reading the Grotesque in Japanese Setsuwa Tales (review)

pp. 319-321
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Situating Opera: Period, Genre, Reception (review)

pp. 321-324
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Our Conrad: Constituting American Modernity (review)

pp. 324-326
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Beckett and Phenomenology (review)

pp. 326-328
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Cosmodernism: American Narrative, Late Globalization, and the New Cultural Imaginary (review)

pp. 328-330
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Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora (review)

pp. 331-333
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The Suburban Gothic in American Popular Culture (review)

pp. 333-335
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Magical Realism and Deleuze: The Indiscernibility of Difference in Postcolonial Literature (review)

pp. 335-337
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Towards a New Literary Humanism (review)

pp. 337-339
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When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty (review)

pp. 339-342
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The Rutledge Prize 2011: For Graduate Students Giving Papers at the SCLA Conference

pp. 343-344
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