restricted access   Volume 27, May 2003

Table of Contents

Editor's Column: Vectors of Comparison

pp. 1-3


Second Thoughts on the Western Canon

Modern Universalism and the Myth Of Westernness

pp. 5-20

Discovering the Classic: Shakespeare, T. S. Eliot, and William Carlos Williams

pp. 21-40

Interdiscursive Tranactions with Philosophy and Physics

The Argument Against Philosophy and the Formation of Modern Russian Poetic Discourse

pp. 41-55

Time, Narrative, and the Multiverse: Post-Newtonian Narrative in Borges's "The Garden of the Forking Paths" and Blake's Vala or The Four Zoas

pp. 56-78

Traveling Theory Revsited

Cante Jondo: German Literary Gypsies and Theoretical Nomads

pp. 79-93

The Aesthetic Dimension of American-Romanian Comparative Literary Studies

pp. 94-115

Modern Drama: Cultural and Theoretical Perspective

Staging Crime: From Murder to Fine Art in Genet's Les Bonnes and Kesselman's My Sister in this House

pp. 117-137

Staging Authorship: Pinter's No Man's Land and Shepard's True West

pp. 138-164

A Note from the Review Editor

p. 164

Review Essays

Paradeleuze, Metadeleuze

pp. 165-168

Veiling Gender in French Literary History

pp. 169-170


The Search for Modern Tragedy: Aesthetic Fascism in Italy and France (review)

pp. 170-172

Narrative Innovation and Cultural Rewriting in the Cold War Era and After (review)

pp. 172-174

An Ethics of Dissensus: Postmodernity, Feminism, and the Politics of Radical Democracy (review)

pp. 175-177

Aspects of Metamorphosis: Fictional Representations of the Becoming Human (review)

pp. 177-179

The Reception of Virginia Woolf in Europe (review)

pp. 180-181

The Epic Hero (review)

pp. 181-183

Rewriting: Postmodern Narrative and Cultural Critique in the Age of Cloning (review)

pp. 183-185

The Invention of Dionysus: An Essay on The Birth of Tragedy (review)

pp. 185-187


Orientalism in French Classical Drama (review)

pp. 187-188

Canon and Creativity: Modern Writing and the Authority of Scripture (review)

pp. 188-189

Adaptations of Western Literature in Meiji Japan (review)

pp. 189-190

In Praise of New Travelers: Reading Caribbean Migrant Women Writers (review)

pp. 190-191

Engagement and Indifference: Beckett and the Political (review)

pp. 192-193

Modern Visual Poetry (review)

pp. 193-194

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 194-196