1. Editor's Column: Pessimistic Times
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  3. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0000
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  1. What is Critique without Pessimism? Postcritique, Neoliberalism, and the Future of the Humanities
  2. Jeffrey R. Di Leo
  3. pp. 6-25
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0001
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  1. The Concept of Post-Pessimism in 21st Century Dystopian Fiction
  2. Annika Gonnermann
  3. pp. 26-40
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0002
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  1. The Epistemology of Pessimism
  2. R. Radhakrishnan
  3. pp. 41-67
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0003
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  1. Notes Toward (Inhabiting) the Black Messianic in Afro-Pessimism's Apocalyptic Thought
  2. Andrew Santana Kaplan
  3. pp. 68-89
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0004
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  1. Affirmation in the Dark: Racial Slavery and Philosophical Pessimism
  2. Jared Sexton
  3. pp. 90-111
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0005
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  1. Asia-Pessimism: Modeling a Revolution in Failure
  2. John Streamas
  3. pp. 112-124
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0006
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  1. An Anarchist Power Amidst Pessimism: The Overcoming of Optimism in José Saramago's Blindness and Seeing
  2. James Martel
  3. pp. 125-146
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0007
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  1. Pessimistic Chinese Cosmopolitanism and Jia Zhangke's The World
  2. Sijia Yao
  3. pp. 147-158
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0008
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  1. The Pointless Ecology of Renaissance Cynicism
  2. Pauline Goul
  3. pp. 159-172
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0009
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  1. Creolizing the Canon: Manuel Puig, Junot Díaz, and the Latino Poetics of Relation
  2. Charles H. Geyer
  3. pp. 173-193
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0010
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  1. Judas, My Brother: Nikos Kazantzakis' The Last Temptation of Christ with Slavoj Žižek
  2. Virginia Nickles Osborne
  3. pp. 194-208
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0011
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  1. Pataphysical Assemblages: Fascist Spectacle in Paul Grimault's Le roi et l'oiseau
  2. Thomas L. Cooksey
  3. pp. 209-227
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0012
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  1. An Autobiography of Her Own—Matalon's The Sound of Our Steps
  2. Tammy Frade Galon, Adia Mendelson Maoz
  3. pp. 228-251
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0013
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  1. The Dissolution of Walls: Trauma, Healing, and the Sufi Way in Lessing's The Memoirs of a Survivor
  2. Lidan Lin
  3. pp. 252-260
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0014
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  1. Towards a Fanonian Poetics: Cultural Decolonization as Translation
  2. Richard L. W. Clarke
  3. pp. 261-312
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0015
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  1. The "Annabel Lee" Blues: Re-Reading Edgar Allan Poe's Rhythm and Rhyme Scheme
  2. Jacky W. Dumas
  3. pp. 313-323
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0016
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  1. Latinxs in the Attic: (Erasing Latinx Presence and the) Policing (of) Racial Borders in Faulkner's Light in August
  2. Paul M. Worley, Melissa Birkhofer
  3. pp. 324-340
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0017
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  1. Reading as Resistance: Practicing Literacy and Interconnection in Nadeem Aslam's The Golden Legend
  2. Beth Miller
  3. pp. 341-355
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0018
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  1. Publisher for the Masses, Emanuel Haldeman-Julius by R. Alton Lee (review)
  2. Jeffrey R. Di Leo
  3. pp. 356-364
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0019
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  1. Kreativität und Hermeneutik in der Translation by Larisa Cercel, Marco Agnetta, and María Teresa Amido Lozano (review)
  2. Mohammad Ali Kharmandar
  3. pp. 365-369
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0020
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  1. The End of American Literature: Essays from the Late Age of Print by Jeffrey R. Di Leo (review)
  2. H. Aram Veeser
  3. pp. 369-372
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0021
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  1. Outsider Theory: Intellectual Histories of Unorthodox Ideas by Jonathan P. Eburne (review)
  2. Robert T. Tally Jr.
  3. pp. 372-375
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0022
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  1. Monsters in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching What Scares Us ed. by Adam Golub and Heather Richardson Hayton (review)
  2. Lydia McDermott
  3. pp. 375-380
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0023
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  1. Samuel Beckett and the Terror of Literature by Christopher Langlois (review)
  2. Andre Furlani
  3. pp. 382-385
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0025
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  1. Lacan and Fantasy Literature: Portents of Modernity in Late-Victorian and Edwardian Fiction by Josephine Sharoni (review)
  2. Helena Gurfinkel
  3. pp. 385-388
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0026
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  1. Ontological Terror: Blackness, Nihilism, and Emancipation by Calvin L. Warren (review)
  2. Patrice D. Douglass
  3. pp. 394-396
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0028
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  1. Romanian Literature as World Literature ed. by Mircea Martin, Christian Moraru, and Andrei Terian (review)
  2. Dragoş Ivana
  3. pp. 396-398
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0029
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  1. American Literature as World Literature ed. by Jeffrey R. Di Leo (review)
  2. Herman Rapaport
  3. pp. 398-401
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0030
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  1. Mythologies postcoloniales. Pour une décolonisation du quotidien ed. by Étienne Achille and Lydie Moudileno (review)
  2. Nicole Simek
  3. pp. 401-405
  4. DOI: 10.1353/com.2019.0031
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