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From: College Literature
Volume 40, Number 1, Winter 2013
pp. 149-150 | 10.1353/lit.2013.0010

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July 16, 1012 to October 15, 2012

Abdur-Rahman, Aliyyah I. 2012. Against the Closet: Black Political Longing and the Erotics of Race. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. $84.95 hc. $23.95 sc. 200 pp.
Banita, Georgiana. 2012. Plotting Justice: Narrative Ethics and Literary Culture after 9/11. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. $60.00 hc. 376 pp.
Beaty, Bart. 2012. Comics versus Art. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. $65.00 sc. 274 pp.
Belletto, Steven, and Daniel Grausam, eds. 2012. American Literature and Culture in an Age of Cold War. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press. $49.95 sc. 250 pp.
Boyd, Stacy C. 2012. Black Men Worshipping: Intersecting Anxieties of Race, Gender, and Christian Embodiment. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. $85.00 hc. 177 pp.
Brinker-Gabler, Gisela. 2012. Image in Outline: Reading Lou Andreas-Salomé. New York: Continuum. $100.00 hc. 176 pp.
Cather, Willa. 2012. The Song of the Lark. Edited by Kari Ronning. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. $75.00 hc. 976 pp.
Cunliffe, Richard John. 2012. A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. $32.95 sc. 496 pp.
Demirturk, E. Lale. 2012. The Contemporary African American Novel. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. $80.00 hc. 225 pp.
Eoyang, Eugene. 2012. The Promise and Premise of Creativity: Why Comparative Literature Matters. New York: Continuum. $100.00 hc. $29.95 sc. 256 pp.
Epstein, Mikhail. 2012. The Transformative Humanities: A Manifesto. Translated by Igor E. Klyukanov. New York: Continuum. $120.00 hc. $34.95 sc. 344 pp.
Gumbrecht, Hans Ulrich. 2012. Atmosphere, Mood, Stimmung: On A Hidden Potential of Literature. Translated by Erik Butler. Stanford: Stanford University Press. $65 hc. $18.95 sc. 152 pp.
Halperin, David M. 2012. How to be Gay. Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. $35.00 hc. 549 pp.
Hardack, Richard. 2012. “Not Altogether Human:” Pantheism and the Dark Nature of the American Renaissance. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. $28.95 sc. 304 pp.
Hernán Díaz. 2012. Borges, Between History and Eternity. New York: Continuum. $90.00 hc. $27.95 sc. 176 pp.
Hill, Leslie. 2012. Maurice Blanchot and Fragmentary Writing: A Change of Epoch. New York: Continuum. $130.00 hc. $39.95 sc. 400 pp.
Ho, Elizabeth. 2012. Neo-Victorianism and the Memory of the Empire. New York: Continuum. $100.00 hc. 256 pp.
Homer. 2012. The Iliad. Translated by Edward McCrorie. Introduction by Erwin Cook. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. $55.00 hc. $25.00 sc. 482 pp.
Jordan, Joseph P. 2012. Dickens Novels As Verse. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. $65.00 hc. 143 pp.
Knickerbocker, Scott. 2012. Ecopoetics: The Language of Nature, the Nature of Language. Boston: University of Massachusetts Press. $80.00 hc. $26.95 sc. 203 pp.
Kutzinski, Vera M. 2012. The Worlds of Langston Hughes: Modernism and Translation in the Americas. Ithaca: Cornell Univesity Press. $79.95 hc. $26.95 sc. 344 pp.
Leving, Yuri, ed. 2012. Anatomy of a Short Story: Nabokov’s Puzzles, Codes, “Signs and Symbols”. New York: Continuum. $34.95 sc. 410 pp.
Mavor, Carol. 2012. Black and Blue: The Bruising Passion of Camera Lucida, La Jetée, Sans soleil, and Hiroshima mon amour. Durham: Duke University Press. $89.98 hc. $24.95 sc. 216 pp.
Murphet, Julian, and Mark Steven, eds. 2012. Styles of Extinction: Cormac McCarthy’s The Road. New York: Continuum. $100.00 hc. $29.95 sc. 176 pp.
Nguyen, Mimi Thi. 2012. The Gift of Freedom: War, Debt, and Other Refugee Passages. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. $23.95 sc. 276 pp.
Ramey, Joshua. 2012. The Hermetic Deleuze: Philosophy and Spiritual Ordeal. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. $89.95 hc. $24.95 sc. 240 pp.
Scharnhorst, Gary, and Denise D. Knight, eds. 2012. Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s In This Our World and Uncollected Poems. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press. $24.95 hc. 176 pp.
Spanos, William. 2012. Exiles in the City: Hannah Arendt and Edward W. Said in Counterpoint. Columbus: The Ohio State University Press. $62.95 hc. $14.95 sc. 312 pp.
Tillet, Salamishah. 2012. Sites of Slavery: Citizenship and Racial Democracy in the Post-Civil Rights Imagination. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. $84...

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