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Folklore Theory in Postwar Germany

Sadhana Naithani.

March 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Literature. 128 pages.

Can the study of folklore survive brutal wars and nationalized misappropriations? Does folklore make sense in an age of fearsome technology? These are two of several questions this book...

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Translation as Collaboration

Claire Davison.

July 2014; published online January 2015.

Book. Subjects: Literature. 256 pages.

This book focuses on the considerable but neglected body of works translated by S. S. Koteliansky from 1919–1923 in collaboration with Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield. Close-readings...

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Performing Economic Thought

Bradley Ryner.

January 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Literature. 256 pages.

This book argues for a generative relationship between economic thought and dramatic form in early modern English drama by examining representations of economic exchange in plays and...

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The Emergence of Irish Gothic Fiction

Jarlath Killeen.

January 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Literature. 288 pages.

Ireland is a strange, but also a frightening, place – or so you are led to believe by popular culture which trades in a now traditional view of Ireland as a site of queer goings on. Recent...

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Tales of Futures Past

Paola Iovene.

July 2014; published online January 2015.

Book. Subjects: Literature. 240 pages.

Twentieth-century Chinese literature has been characterized by an obsession with the future, an obsession that is often commented on but rarely scrutinized. Most studies of Chinese...

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Thinking Its Presence

Dorothy J. Wang.

December 2013; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Literature. 416 pages.

Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry argues against reductive modes of reading Asian American poetry. The book builds its case by...

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MELUS

December 2014; published online December 2014.

Journal. Subjects: Literature.

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Mourning Philology

Marc Nichanian.

February 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Literature. 420 pages.

Mourning Philology proposes a history of the 19th century national imagination as a reaction to the two main philological inventions of that century: “mythological religion”...

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At Freedom's Limit

Sadia Abbas.

May 2014; published online September 2014.

Book. Subjects: Literature. 0 pages.

The subject of this book is a new “Islam.” This Islam began to take shape in 1988 around the Rushdie affair, the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989, and the first Gulf War of 1991. It was...

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Political Magic

Christopher F. Loar.

June 2014; published online January 2015.

Book. Subjects: Literature. 320 pages.

Political Magic examines British fictions of exploration and colonialism from 1650 to 1750, arguing that narratives of intercultural contact reimagine political categories such...

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