restricted access   Volume 25, Numbers 1-2, 2017

Table of Contents

Editor's Note

pp. 5-8


Passports: On the Politics and Cultural Impact of Modern Movement Control

pp. 9-23

Reinventing the Stranger: Walls All Over the World, and How to Tear Them Down

pp. 25-41

Porous Borders: The Passport as an Access Metaphor in Laurence Sterne's A Sentimental Journey

pp. 43-59

"In The Dream Of Their Dreams": Metaamericanism In H.T. Tsiang'S And China Has Hands

pp. 61-77

The Novel and the Borders of Europe: Ben Jelloun's Leaving Tangier and Oksanen's Purge

pp. 79-95

Chile's Limited Passport Into The Global Literary Market

pp. 97-112

Xerox Men: Technological Tropes In U.S. Latino/A Displacement Literature

pp. 113-123

Somewhere Else: Legal Fictions, Capitalism, and Deterritoriality in B. Traven's The Death Ship

pp. 125-140

"A Unique Plan of Getting Deported": Claude Mckay's Banjo and the Marked Passport

pp. 141-153

Passports in the Time of Trump

pp. 155-174

Asylum of the Political: Towards a Topology of Political Occasions

pp. 175-190

General Articles

War Culture and the Politics of Violence

pp. 191-218

A Critique of Violence

pp. 219-245

Against Distant Reading: Retrieving Close Reading in The Interregnum

pp. 247-260

Storytelling and Writing in "Our Time": Scrambled Flows of Desire in Silko'S Ceremony

pp. 261-276

"Our Country and Our Culture" in The Era of Americanist and Modernist Studies: Reading The New York Intellectuals After Historicism

pp. 277-294

The Feminist Seduction: Cyborg Writing and Womanspeak

pp. 295-313

From Interpellation to Recognition: Althusser, Hegel, Dahlberg

pp. 315-329

Time, History, and Nation in Ang Lee's Lust, Caution

pp. 331-353

In The Moment Of Danger: Benjaminian History And Theology In Russell Hoban'S Riddley Walker

pp. 355-374

Albertine And The Refusal Of The Excluded: A Reply To Jacques Rancière'S Politics Of Appearance

pp. 375-388

"Buoyed Up By That Coffin": Contemporary Soldier Poetry And The Poetic Prosthesis

pp. 389-404


Tales of the Brick Age: Corruption and Bankruptcy in the late works of Rafael Chirbes

pp. 405-417

The Refusal of Debt: On Sarah Kofman's Version of Don Juan

pp. 419-438

In Exchange For The Language Of Pleasantry

pp. 439-449


War On Earth: Edward Said And Romantic Literary History

pp. 451-468


Teaching Translation The Hermeneutic Way1

pp. 469-483

How Should We Read Now?1

pp. 485-491

The (Really Big) Shape Of Comparative Literature Now, Or, A Discipline'S Totalizing Conceit1

pp. 493-503


When is a Dialogue?

pp. 505-509

Dual Narrative Progression and Dual Ethics:

pp. 511-515

Inside Job—or, How to Deconstruct The West's Asia Fetish (Without Really Trying)

pp. 517-521

Sahitya Redux

pp. 523-527

Differences in the Discipline of Literary Study

pp. 529-534


Making Contemporary Literature: An Interview with Amy Hungerford

pp. 535-551

Historicizing African American Literature: An Interview with Ken Warren

pp. 553-566

Book Notes

The Great Mistake: How We Wrecked Public Universities and How We Can Fix Them by Christopher Newfield (review)

pp. 567-569

Disorderly Families: Infamous Letters from the Bastille Archives by Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault (review)

pp. 569-570

Hunger and Irony in the French Caribbean: Literature, Theory, and Public Life by Nicole Simek (review)

pp. 571-573

Philosophy after Friendship: Deleuze's Conceptual Personae by Gregg Lambert (review)

pp. 573-574

Philosophy and Non-Philosophy: The Thought and Legacy of Hugh J. Silverman by Donald A. Landes (review)

pp. 575-577

Composition in the Age of Austerity eds. by Nancy Welch and Tony Scott (review)

pp. 578-580

Modernism and Mobility. The Passport and Cosmopolitan Experience by Bridget T. Chalk (review)

pp. 580-583

Reason After Its Eclipse: On Late Critical Theory by Martin Jay (review)

pp. 583-585

Keywords for Disability Studies eds. by Rachel Adams, Benjamin Reiss, and David Serlin (review)

pp. 586-587

Descended from Hercules: Biopolitics and the Muscled Male Body on Screen by Robert A. Rushing (review)

pp. 587-590

Bioinsecurities: Disease Interventions, Empire, and the Government of Species by Neel Ahuja (review)

pp. 590-592

Notes on Contributors

pp. 594-599


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