Volume Index 1990-1999

Volume 14, Issue 1 (Winter 1990) Special Issue on Fin de Siècle in Latin America

1. Jean Franco: Introduction
2. Christiane von Buelow: César Vallejo and the Stones of Darwinian Risk
3. Julio Ortega: Pedro Páramo, A Metaphor for the End of the World
4. Mabel Moraña: Modernity and Marginality in Love in the Time of Cholera
5. Hugo Achugar: Postmodernity and fin de siècle in Uruguay
6. Cynthia Steele: Patriarchy and Apocalypse in Cerca del fuego by José Agustin
7. Norma Klahn: From Vision to Apocalypse: the Poetic Subject in Recent Mexican Poetry
8. Jean Franco: Pastiche in Contemporary Latin American Literature

Volume 14, Issue 2 (Summer 1990)

1. Dorothy Kelly: Seeing Albertine Seeing: Barbey and Proust Through Balzac
2. Robert Ziegler: The Writer’s Identity as Self-Dismantling Text in Julien Green’s Si j’étais vous . . .
3. Marilyn Sibley Fries: Text as Locus, Inscription as Identity: On Barbara Honigmann’s Roman von einem Kinde
4. Elizabeth Richardson Viti: Genet’s Fantastic Voyage in Miracle de la Rose: All at Sea about Maternity
5. Peter Baker: Exile in Language
6. Sally M. Silk: The Dialogical Traveler: A Reading of Semprun’s Le Grand Voyage
7. Bettina L. Knapp: Peter Handke’s Kaspar. The Mechanics of Language—A Fractionating Schizophrenic Theatrical Event
8. Emma Kafalenos: Embodiments of Shape: Cubes and Lines and Slender Gilded Thongs in Picasso, Duchamp and Robbe-Grillet
9. W. Michael Mudrovic: Ekphrasis, Intertextuality and the Role of the Reader in Poems by Francisco Brines and Claudio Rodriguez

Volume 15, Issue 1 (Winter 1991) Special Issue on African Literature

1. Anne M. Menke: ‘Boy!’: The Hinge of Colonial Double Talk
2. Simon Gikandi: Chinua Achebe and the Post-Colonial Esthetic: Writing, Identity, and National Formation
3. Eric Sellin: Reflection on Linguistic and Literary Colonization and Decolonization in Africa
4. Hédi Abdel-Joauard: The Dialectics of the Archaic and the Post-Modern in Maghrebian Literature Written in French
5. Renée Larrier: Autobiographical Authority and the Politics of Narrative
6. Derek Wright: Oligarchy and Orature in the Novels of Nuruddin Farah
7. John D. Erickson: Writing Double: Politics and the African Narrative of French Expression
8. Janice Spleth: The Political Alienation of the Intellectual in Recent Zairian Fiction
9. Janis Pallister: Agostinho Neto: Pure Poetic Discourse and Mobilization Rhetoric
10. Gay Wilentz: The Politics of Exile: Ama Ata Aidoo’s Our Sister Killjoy
11. Barbara Temple-Thurston: The White Artist as A Sport of Nature

Volume 15, Issue 2 (Summer 1991)

1. Sonia Assa: Gardens of Delight, or What’s Cookin’? Leonora Carrington in the Kitchen
2. Christine Steffen: Hinduism in Animal de fondo by Juan Ramón Jiménez
3. Heinz Bulmahn: Christoph Hein’s Horns Ende. Historical Revisionism: A Process of Renewal
4. Michel Sirvent: Translator’s Forward and Commentary: “Appreciation” by Jean Ricardou
5. Jean Ricardou: “Appreciation” (translated by Jerry Mirskin and Michel Sirvent)
6. Jean Ricardou: Interview: “How to Reduce Fallacious Representative Innocence, Word by Word” (response to a questionnaire by Michel Sirvent)
7. Michel Sirvent (compiler): Jean Ricardou: A Bibliography
8. Michel Sirvent (compiler): Selective Bibliography of Critical Essays on Ricardou’s Works
9. Nathan Bracher: History, Violence and Poetics: Saint-John Perse and René Char
10. Mary Lydon: Awareness and Amnesia: Freud, Proust and Lacan: Theory as Fiction, by Malcolm Bowie
11. Roberta Johnson: The Modernist Novel in Spain. Transparent Simulacra: Spanish Fiction 1902-1926, by Robert Spires
12. Alan D. Schrift: Staging the End of Individualism: Sloterdijk’s Post-metaphysical Dramaturgy. Thinker on Stage: Nietzsche’s Material-ism, by Peter Sloterdijk

Volume 16, Issue 1 (Winter 1992) Special Issue on Contemporary Spanish Poetry

1. Andrew P. Debicki: Introduction: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Spanish Poetry
2. José Olivio Jiménez: Fifty Years of Contemporary Spanish Poetry (1939-1989)
3. Judith Nantell: The Quest(ioning) of Epistemological Ground: The Spanish Generation of 1956
4. John C. Wilcox: A Reconsideration of Two Spanish Women Poets: Angela Figuera and Francisca Aguirre
5. Guillermo Carnero: Culturalism and the “New” Poetry. A Poem by Pedro Gimferrer: “Cascabeles” from Arde el mar (1966)
6. Margaret Persin: Snares: Pere Gimferrer’s Los espejos/Els miralls
7. Ignacio-Javier López: Language and Consciousness in the Poetry of the “Novísimos”: Guillermo Carnero’s Latest Poetry
8. Biruté Ciplijauskaité: Recent Poetry and the Essential Word
9. Sharon Keefe Ugalde: The Feminization of Female Figures in Spanish Women’s Poetry of the 1980s
10. Philip Goldstein: Theory, Totality, Critique: The Limits of the Frankfurt School Critical Theory, Marxism and Modernity by Douglas Kellner

Volume 16, Issue 2 (Summer 1992)

1. Neil Donahue: Fear and Fascination in the Big City: Rilke’s Use of George Simmel in The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
2. Catherine Bellver: El Año de Gracia and the Displacement of the Word
3. Robert Ziegler:Castles in the Air: Vision and Narrativity in Julien Green’s Minuit
4. Michael Syrotinski: Some Wheat and Some Chaff: Jean Paulhan and the Postwar Literary Purge in France
5. Larry W. Riggs/Paula Willoquet-Maricondi: Colonialism, Enlightenment, Castration: Writing, Narration and Legibility in L’Etranger
6. Timothy Scherman: Translating from Memory: Patrick Modiano in Postmodern Context
7. James Sosnoski: “Irrationability” and The End of Modernity by Gianni Vattimo

Volume 17, Issue 1 (Winter 1993) Special Issue on Contemporary Feminist Writing in French: A Multicultural Perspective

1. Laurie Edson: Mariama Bâ and the Politics of the Family
2. Winifred Woodhull: Feminism and Islamic Tradition
3. Danielle Marx-Scouras: The Mother Tongue of Leila Sebbar
4. Bella Brodzki: Reading/Writing Women in Myriam Warner-Vieyra’s Juletane
5. Leah D. Hewitt: Inventing Antillean Narrative: Maryse Condé and Literary Tradition
6. Clarisse Zimra: What’s in a Name: Elective Genealogy in Schwarz-Bart’s Early Novels
7. Mary Jean Green: Private Life and Collective Experience in Quebec: The Auto biographical Project of France Théoret
8. Alberto Moreiras: Mimetic Faces: On Luiz Costa Lima’s The Control of Imaginary
9. Eugene Holland: The Postmodernist as Academic Leftist; or, How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love Being Politically Correct

Volume 17, Issue 2 (Summer 1993)

1. Andrew P. Debicki: Intertextuality and Subversion: Poems by Ana Rossetti and Amparo Amorós
2. M. Keith Booker: The Dangers of Gullible Reading: Narrative as Seduction in García Márquez’ Love in the Time of Cholera
3. James Winchell: The Oldest Trick in the Book: Borges and the “Rhetoric of Immediacy”
4. Katharina von Ankum: The Difficulty of Saying “I”: Translation and Censorship of Christa Wolf ’s Der geteilte Himmel
5. Sabine Wilke: Between Female Dialogics and Traces of Essentialism: Gender and Warfare in Christa Wolf ’s Major Writings
6. Robert Weninger: Sounding out the Silence of Gregor Samsa: Kafka’s Rhetoric of Dys-Communication
7. Mechthild Cranston: Rehearsals in Bas Relief: Le Marin de Gibraltar of Marguerite Duras
8. Jim Hicks: Partial Interpretations and Company: Beckett, Foucault, et al. and the Author Question
9. Charles J. Stivale: Desire, Duplicity and Narratology: Boris Vian’s L’Ecume des jours
10. David W. Price: Simulacra, Symbolic Exchange and Technology in Michel Tournier’s
La Goutte d’Or
11. David Patterson: “From Exile to Affirmation: The Poetry of Joseph Brodsky”

Volume 18, Issue 1 (Winter 1994) Special Issue on the Legacy of Althusser

1. Philip Goldstein: The Legacy of Althusser, 1918-1990: An Introduction
2. Philip Goldstein: Althusserian Theory: From Scientific Truth to Institutional History
3. David Margolies: Literature in the Abstract: Althusser and English Studies in England
4. Chip Rhodes: Ideology Takes a Day Off: Althusser and Mass Culture
5. Janet Staiger: Response to Ideology Takes a Day Off: Althusser and Mass Culture
6. Carsten Strathausen: Althusser’s Mirror
7. Judith Roof: Father Knows Best
8. Antony Easthope: Text and Subject Position after Althusser
9. Toby Miller: Althusser, Foucault, and the Subject of Civility

Volume 18, Issue 2 (Summer 1994)

1. Vialla Hartfield-Méndez: Rhythm and Meter in the Early Juan Ramón Jiménez: The Case of “¡Silencio!” of Estío
2. Joan Brandt: Questioning the Postmodern: Deguy, Jabès and Pleynet
3. Adele King: The Personal and the Political in the Work of Mariama Bâ
4. Sara Poole: Street-signs: The City as Context and as Code in the Novels of Claire Etcherelli
5. Ann L. Murphy: Style and Otherness in L.-F. Céline’s Rigodon
6. Burton Pike: Robert Musil: Literature as Experience
7. Veronica P. Scrol: Return to “0”: A Lacanian Reading of Ingeborg Bachmann’s “Undine Goes”
8. Ernestine Schlant: The Past and the Present in the Early Novels of Hanns-Josef Ortheil
9. Simon P. Sibelman: Phylacteries as Metaphor in Elie Wiesel’s Le Testament d’un Poète juif assassiné

Volume 19, Issue 1 (Winter 1995) Special Issue on The Post-Boom in Spanish American

1. Donald L. Shaw: The Post-Boom in Spanish American Fiction
2. Lynne Diamond-Nigh: Eva Luna: Writing as History
3. Sharon Magnarelli: The New Novel / A New Novel: Spider’s Webs and Detectives in Luisa Valenzuela’s Black Novel (with Argentines)
4. Elzbieta Sklodowska: Literary Invention and Critical Fashion: Missing the Boat in the Sea of Lentils
5. Gustavo Pellón: Ideology and Structure in Giardinelli’s Santo Oficio de la memoria
6. Philip Swanson: Only Joking? Gustavo Sainz and La princesa del Palacio de Hierro: Funniness, Identity and the Post-Boom
7. Gerald Martin: Alvaro Mutis and the Ends of History

Volume 19, Issue 2 (Summer 1995)

1. Ziad Elmarsafy: Aping the Ape: Kafka’s Report to an Academy
2. Ken Kirkpatrick: The Conspiracy of the Miscellaneous in Foucault’s Pendulum
3. Karen D. Levy: The Perilous Journey from Melancholy to Love: A Kristevan Reading of Le Médianoche amoureux
4. Naomi Lindstrom: Twentieth-Century Latin American Literary Studies and Cultural Autonomy
5. Chaibou Elhadji Oumarou: Writing a Dynamic Identity: Self-Criticism in the Work of Tchicaya U Tam ’Si
6. Arnold M. Penuel: A Contemporary Fairy Tale: García Márquez’ “El rastro de tu sangre en la nieve”
7. Jonathan Warren: The Lessons of the Living Dead: Marcel’s Journey from Balbec to Douville-Féterne in Proust’s Cities of the Plain: Part Two
8. Donna Wilkerson: Hervé Guibert: Writing the Spectral Image

Volume 20, Issue 1 (Winter 1996) Special Issue on Dynamics of Change in Latin American Literature: Contemporary Women Writers

1. Adelaida Martínez: Dynamics of Change in Latin American Literature: Contemporary Women Writers
2. Doris Meyer: The Early (Feminist) Essays of Victoria Ocampo
3. Cynthia Steele: Power, Gender, and Canon Formation in Mexico
4. Debra Castillo: Gorgeous Pedagogy
5. Sandra Cypess: Dramatic Strategies Made Clear: The Feminist Politics in Griselda Gambaro’s Puesta en claro
6. Ksenija Bilbija: Spanish American Women Writers: Simmering Identity Over a Low Fire
7. María M. Carrión: Geography, (M)Other Tongues and the Role of Translation in Giannina Braschi’s El imperio de los sueños
8. Alan West: The Stone and its Images: The Poetry of Nancy Morejón
9. Naomi Lindstrom: Female Divinities and Story-Telling in the Work of Tamara Kamenszain
10. María B. Clark: Usurping Difference in the Feminine Fantastic from the Riverplate
11. Kirsten F. Nigro: Filling the Empty Space: Women and Latin American Theatre
12. Sara Castro-Klaren: The Subject, Feminist Theory and Latin American Texts

Volume 20, Issue 2 (Summer 1996) French Issue: The Object in France Today: Six Essays collected and edited by Martine Antle; with five essays on French narrative

1. Martine Antle: The Object in France Today
2. Dominique D. Fisher: The Disappearance of Objects in “Supermodernity”: From Object-images to Meta-objects
3. Maryse Fauvel: From Iron to Glass: Transparency and Pluralism
4. Monique Yaari: Combas & Co. or the Figure and the Great Divide
5. Peter Schofer: What’s Behind the Billboard: Dead Men and Private Parts. Object? Sign? Thing?
6. Jean-François Fourny: Fashion, Bodies, and Objects
7. Lawrence R. Schehr: Body/Antibody
8. Walter A. Strauss: The Fictions of Surrealism
9. Laurel Cummins: Reading in Colette: Domination, Resistance, Autonomy
10. Barbara Klaw: Subverting the Domiant Order: Narrative as Weapon in Simone de Beauvoir’s Tous les hommes sont mortels
11. Elizabeth Mazza-Anthony: Border Crossings in Maríe Redonnet’s Splendid [Seaside] Hôtel
12. Juliette M. Rogers: Addressing Success: Fame and Narrative Strategies in Colette’s La Naissance du jour

Volume 21, Issue 1 (Winter 1997) Special Issue: Contemporary German Poetry. Guest Editor: James L. Rolleston

1. Amy Colin: Writings from the Margins: German-Jewish Women Poets from the Bukovina
2. Jonathan Monroe: Between Ideologies and a Hard Place: Hans Magnus Enzensberg’s Utopian Pragmatist Poetics
3. Nora M. Alter: . . . und Fried . . . und . . .: The Poetry of Erich Fried and the Structure of Contemporaneity
4. James Rolleston: Modernism and Metamorphosis: Karin Kiwus’ Das Chinesische Examen
5. Leonard Olschner: A Poetics of Place: Günter Kunert’s Poem Sequence “Herbstanbruch in Arkadien”
6. Christine Cosentino: “An Affair on Uncertain Ground”: Sarah Kirsch’s Poetry Volume Erlking’s Daughter in the Context of Her Prose after the “Wende”
7. Barbara Mabee: Footprints Revisited or “Life in the Changed Space That I Don’t Know”: Elke Erb’s Poetry Since 1989
8. Elke Erb: Fundamentally Grounded
9. Charlotte Melin: Improved Versions: Feminist Poetics and Recent Work by Ulla Hahn and Ursula Krechel
10. Neil H. Donahue: The Intimacy of Internationalism in the Poetry of Joachim Sartorius
11. Erk Grimm: Mediamania? Contemporary German Poetry in the Age of New Information Technologies: Thomas Kling and Durs Grünbein
12. New Poetry by Gerhard Falkner and Günter Kunert

Volume 21, Issue 2 (Summer 1997)

1. Heinz Bulmahn: Ideology, Family Policy, Production, and (Re)Education: Literary Treatment of Abortion in the GDR of the Early 1980s
2. José F. Colmeira: Dissonant Voices: Memory and Counter-Memory in Manuel Vázquez Montalbán’s Autobiografia del general Franco
3. Louis Simon: Narrative and Simultaneity: Benjamin’s Image of Proust
4. Steven R. Ungar: “Atmosphère, atmosphère”: On the Study of France Between the Wars
5. Laurence M. Porter: Family Values: Decoding Boris Vian’s Les Bâtisseurs d’Empire
6. Pascale Bécel: From The Sea Wall to The Lover: Prostitution and Exotic Parody
7. Eilene Hoft-March: Cardinal’s The Words to Say It: The Words to Reproduce Mother
8. Ann Elizabeth Willey: Madness and the Middle Passage: Warner-Vierya’s Juletane as a Paradigm for Writing Caribbean Women’s Identities

Volume 22, Issue 1 (Winter 1998) Special Issue:

New Illnesses—Old Problems
Old Illnesses—New Problems

1. Sander L. Gilman: New Illnesses—Old Problems Old Illnesses—New Problems
2. Ulrike Kistner: Illness as Metaphor? The Role of Linguistic Categories in the History of Medicine
3. Laura Otis: The Empire Bites Back: Sherlock Holmes as an Imperial Immune System
4. Edward S. Brinkley: Homosexuality as (Anti)Illness: Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray and Gabriele D’Annunzio’s Il Piacere
5. Stephanie D’Alessandro: A Lustful Passion for Clarification: Bildung, Aufklärung, and the Sight of Sexual Imagery
6. Roland Dollinger: Korsakoff ’s Syndrome and Modern German Literature: Alfred Döblin’s Medical Dissertation
7. Misha Kavka: Men in (Shell-)Shock: Masculinity, Trauma, and Psychoanalysis in Rebecca West’s The Return of the Soldier
8. Iris Bruce: Mysterious Illnesses of Human Commodities in Woody Allen and Franz Kafka
9. Denis M. Sweet: A Literature of “Truth”: Writing by Gay Men in East Germany

Volume 22, Issue 2 (Summer 1998)

1. Vitaly Chernetsky: Travels Through Heterotopia: The Textual Realms of Patrick Modiano’s Rue des Boutiques Obscures and Mikhail Kurav’s Kapitan Dikshtein
2. Ulrich Struve: “A Myth Becomes Reality”: Kaspar Hauser as Messianic Wild Child
3. Susan Elizabeth Sweeney: Playing Nabokov: Performances by Himself and Others
4. David Waterman: Body/Text/History: Violation of Borders in Assia Djebar’s Fantasia
5. Helene C. Weldt-Basson: Augusto Roa Bastos’s Trilogy as Postmodern Practice
6. Robert Ziegler: Etc.: No End to Interpretation of Julien Green’s Le Voyageur sur la terre
7. Armando F. Zubizarreta: “Borges and I,” A Narrative Sleight of Hand

Volume 23, Issue 1 (Winter 1999) Special Issue: Empire and Occupation in France and the Francophone World Guest Editors: Anne Donadey, Rosemarie Scullion, Downing Thomas, and Steven Ungar

1. Downing Thomas and Steven Ungar: Between L’Irréparable and l’Irrepérable: Subject to the Past
2. Rosemarie Scullion: Unforgettable: History, Memory, and the Vichy Syndrome
3. Phillip Watts: The Ghosts of Sigmaringen
4. Ora Avni: Paris-Tel Aviv: Forgetting as Memory
5. Raymond Bach: Identifying Jews: The Legacy of the 1941 Exhibition, “Le Juif et la France”
6. Richard J. Golsan: Memory and Justice Abused: The 1949 trial of René Bousquet
7. Anne Donadey: Between Amnesia and Anamnesis: Re-Membering the Fractures of Colonial History
8. Panivong Norindr: Mourning, Memorials, and Filmic Traces: Reinscribing the “Corps étrangers” and Unknown Soldiers in Bertrand Tavernier’s Films
9. Elisabeth Mudimbe-Boyi: The State, the Writer, and the Politics of Memory
10. Réda Bensmaïa: Nations of Writers
11. Assia Djebar: Anamnesis in the Language of Writing
12. Randolph Starn: Memory and Authenticity