Volume 41, October 2017

Table of Contents

Editor's Column: Witnessing Catastrophe, Interpreting Catastrophe

pp. 1-4
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Catastrophe

Literature, Catastrophe, and Numbers: Saadat Hasan Manto and Tahar Ben Jelloun

pp. 5-18
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Racial Microbiopolitics: Flint Lead Poisoning, Detroit Water Shut Offs, and The "Matter" of Enfleshment

pp. 19-40
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Carlos Mérida's "Goce Emocional": An Aesthetics Proposal Circumventing the Space of Catastrophe of Mexican Nationalism

pp. 41-59
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Troubled Waters: Liquid Memory in the Wake of Disaster

pp. 60-77
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Goodbye Crude World: The Aesthetics of Environmental Catastrophe in Michel Faber's The Book of Strange New Things and Edward Burtynsky's Oil Photographs

pp. 78-92
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Writing the Hyper-Disaster: Embodied and Engendered Narrative after Nuclear Disaster

pp. 93-117
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Overturning Catastrophes

pp. 118-132
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Moderating Revolution: V.S. Srinivasa Sastri, Toussaint Louverture, and the Civility of Reform

pp. 133-152
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Catastrophic Education: Saving the World with H. G. Wells

pp. 153-176
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General Articles

Transculturality and the Gesta Romanorum in Light of Hartmann von Aue's Gregorius and Heinrich Kaufringer's Verse Narratives

pp. 177-196
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The Author's Heroes: Bulgakov's Molière, and Other Deployments of World Literature Classics

pp. 197-213
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The Ghost Story in Mexican, Turkish and Bengali Fiction: Bhut, Fantasma, Hayalet

pp. 214-236
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The Waterfall, the Whirlpool, and the Stage "Boundaries of Americanness" in Poe's "A Descent into the Maelstrom"

pp. 237-256
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Frank O'Hara: Salute to the French Negro Poet, Aimé Césaire

pp. 257-272
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Getting Under Your Skin: Sebald on Chatwin and Flaubert

pp. 273-287
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Truth Commissions and Unspoken Narratives in Gillian Slovo's Red Dust and David Park's: The Truth Commissioner

pp. 288-308
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On the Brink: Identity and Language in the Poetry of Arab-American Women

pp. 309-324
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Review Essays

The Weight of All Flesh: On the Subject-Matter of Political Economy by Eric L. Santner (review)

pp. 325-332
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The Tribe of Pyn: Literary Generations in the Postmodern Period by David Cowart, and: The Cambridge Introduction to Postmodernism by Brian McHale (review)

pp. 332-340
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Of Reality. The Purposes of Philosophy by Gianni Vattimo (review)

pp. 341-354
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Melville's Intervisionary Network: Balzac, Hawthorne, and Realism in the American Renaissance by John Haydock (review)

pp. 354-363
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Reviews

The Intellective Space: Thinking Beyond Cognition by Laurent Dubreuil (review)

pp. 364-366
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Writers and Rebels. The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus by Rebecca Gould (review)

pp. 366-368
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The New Public Intellectual: Politics, Theory, and the Public Sphere eds. by Jeffrey R. Di Leo and Peter Hitchcock (review)

pp. 368-371
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The Birth of Theater from the Spirit of Philosophy: Nietzsche and the Modern Drama by David Kornhaber (review)

pp. 371-373
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Becoming Human: The Matter of the Medieval Child by John A. Mitchell (review)

pp. 374-376
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The Slow Professor: Challenging the Culture of Speed in the Academy by Maggie Berg and Barbara K. Seeber (review)

pp. 377-382
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Gaston Bachelard: Philosopher of Science and Imagination by Roch C. Smith (review)

pp. 383-388
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Romoland: A Pictonovel by Judith Palmer and Ben Stoltzfus (review)

pp. 388-390
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Space as Storyteller: Spatial Jumps in Architecture, Critical Theory, and Literature by Laura Chiesa (review)

pp. 390-392
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The Rutledge Prize 2016: For Graduate Students Giving Papers at the SCLA Conference

pp. 393-394
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