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  Volume 37, May 2013

Table of Contents

Editor's Column: Antagonistically Speaking

pp. 1-4


The Function of Agon at the Present Time

pp. 5-20

Agonistic Academe: Dialogue, Paralogy, and the Postmodern University

pp. 21-36

Antagonized by the Text, Or, It Takes Two to Read Alice Walker's "Everyday Use"

pp. 37-53

Contemporaneity and Antagonism in Modernist and Postmodern Aesthetics

pp. 54-70

Staging Diaspora: Memory, Writing, and Antagonism in Maryse Condé's Desirada

pp. 71-82

Duras and Platonic Love: The Erotics of Substitution

pp. 83-104

A Battle of the Books: Linguistic Antagonisms and the Crisis of Postcolonial Secularism

pp. 105-121

The Discussion as Joust: Parrhesia and Friendly Antagonism in Plutarch and Montaigne

pp. 122-137

Ben Jonson and His Reader: An Aesthetics of Antagonism

pp. 138-155

The Theology of Painting: Picturing Philosophy in Velázquez's Las Meninas

pp. 156-168

Poetic Antagonyms

pp. 169-185

Gaming the Trace: Systems Theory for Comparative Literature

pp. 186-199

Naguib Mahfouz's Children of the Alley and the Coming Revolution

pp. 200-218

Time and Trauma in Ricardo Piglia's The Absent City

pp. 219-233

Shensi: Tracing Arthur Sze's Poetic Imagination between East and West

pp. 234-261

Peter Handke's Reception of Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote of La Mancha (1605) in Der Bildverlust: oder Durch die Sierra de Gredos (The Loss of Image or Through the Sierra de Gredos) (2002)

pp. 262-275

Cross-Dressing: Ancient and Modern Reappropriations of Homosexual Identity

pp. 276-295

Review Essays

Soldiers on the Cultural Front: Developments in the Early Literary History of North Korean Literature and Literary Policy by Tatiana Gabroussenko (review)

pp. 296-308

Mallarmé: The Politics of the Siren by Jacques Rancière (review)

pp. 309-316


Modernist Commitments: Ethics, Politics, and Transnational Modernism by Jessica Berman (review)

pp. 317-319

Perfect Worlds: Utopian Fiction in China and the West by Douwe Fokkema (review)

pp. 319-321

French Global: A New Approach to Literary History ed. by Christie McDonald and Susan Rubin Suleiman (review)

pp. 321-324

The Severed Head: Capital Visions by Julia Kristeva (review)

pp. 324-326

Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities by Martha C. Nussbaum (review)

pp. 326-329

Material Difference: Modernism and the Allegories of Discourse by William D. Melaney (review)

pp. 329-331

Writing across Cultures: Narrative Transculturation in Latin America by Ángel Rama (review)

pp. 332-334

Shakespeare and Religion: Early Modern and Postmodern Perspectives ed. by Ken Jackson and Arthur Marotti (review)

pp. 334-336

Thinking in Literature: Joyce, Woolf, Nabokov by Anthony Uhlmann (review)

pp. 336-338

Visuality and Materiality in the Story of Tristan and Isolde ed. by Jutta Eming, Ann Marie Rasmussen, and Kathryn Starkey (review)

pp. 338-341

Reading Steinbeck in Eastern Europe by Danica Čerče (review)

pp. 341-344

Pynchon's Against the Day: A Corrupted Pilgrim's Guide ed. by Jeffrey Severs and Christopher Leise (review)

pp. 344-347

Colored Cosmopolitanism: The Shared Struggle for Freedom in the United States and India by Nico Slate (review)

pp. 347-349

The Rutledge Prize 2012: For Graduate Students Giving Papers at the SCLA Conference

pp. 350-351

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