restricted access   Volume 54, Number 4, 2017

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Cross-Cultural Reading

Guest Editors: Yehong Zhang and Gerhard Lauer

Introduction: Cross-Cultural Reading

pp. 693-701


Talking Animals and Politics of World Literature

pp. 702-730

Canons as Reservoirs: The Ottoman Ocean in Ziya Pasha's Harabat and Reframing the History of Comparative Literature

pp. 731-748

Translationscapes: On the Legibility of Transnational Ideologies in World Literary Systems

pp. 749-770

Different Conceptual Blending with Different Cultural Frames: Goldblatt's (Mis–)Construal of Mo Yan's Metaphor in Big Breasts and Wide Hips

pp. 771-794

The Influence of Reader's Stereotypes on the Assessment of Fictional Characters

pp. 795-823

Cross-Cultural Reader Response to Original and Translated Poetry: An Empirical Study in Four Languages

pp. 824-849

Interdisciplinary Study on Cross-Cultural Poetry Reading

pp. 850-868

Review Essay

(Re)thinking the (Post)Nation(al), Europe, and (Trans)culture/ality

pp. 869-877

Book Reviews

The Mirage of America in Contemporary Italian Literature and Film by Barbara Alfano (review)

pp. 878-880

An Introduction to Arab Poetics by Adonis (review)

pp. 880-885

Deaths in Venice. The Cases of Gustav von Aschenbach by Philip Kitcher (review)

pp. 885-887

Comparative Encounters between Artaud, Michaux and the Zhuangzi: Rationality, Cosmology and Ethics by Xiaofan Amy Li (review)

pp. 887-891

Dead Theory: Derrida, Death, and the Afterlife of Theory ed. by Jeffrey R. Di Leo (review)

pp. 891-895

Confluence Narratives: Ethnicity, History, and Nation-Making in the Americas by Antonio Luciano de Andrade Tosta (review)

pp. 895-898

Imagining the Postcolonial: Discipline, Poetics, Practice in Latin American and Francophone Discourse by Jaime Hanneken (review)

pp. 898-902

Between History and Personal Narrative: East European Women's Stories of Migration in the New Millennium—Contributions to Transnational Feminism, vol. 4 ed. by Maria-Sabina Draga Alexandru, Mădălina Nicolaescu, and Helen Smith (review)

pp. 902-905

Worlds of Hungarian Writing: National Literature as Intercultural Exchange ed. by András Kiséry, Zsolt T. Komaromy, and Zsuzsanna Vara (review)

pp. 905-909

The Specter of Races: Latin American Anthropology and Literature between the Wars by Anke Birkenmaier (review)

pp. 909-912