Books Received 2012-13

Anesko, Michael. Monopolizing the Master: Henry James and the Politics of Modern Literary Scholarship (Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2012).  ISBN 9780804769327.

Butler, Judith and Elizabeth Weed, eds. The Question of Gender: Joan W. Scott’s Critical Feminism (Bloomington and Indianapolis: U of Indiana P, 2011). ISBN 9780253223241 (paper).  

Cazdyn, Eric. The Already Dead: The New Time of Politics, Culture, and Illness (Durham and London: Duke UP, 2012).  ISBN 9780822352280 (paper).

Cruz, Denise. Transpacific Femininities: The Making of the Modern Filipina (Durham and London: Duke UP, 2012). ISBN 9780822353164 (paper).

Douthwaite, Julia V. The Frankenstein of 1790 and Other Lost Chapters from Revolutionary France (Chicago and London: The U of Chicago P, 2012). ISBN 9780226160580.

Gordon, Jill. Plato’s Erotic World: From Cosmic Origins to Human Death (Cambridge, England: Cambridge UP, 2012). ISBN 9781107024113.

Grigorian, Natasha, et. al., eds. Text and Image in European Culture (West Lafayette, IN: Purdue UP, 2012).  ISBN 9781557536280 (paper).

Gumbrecht, Hans Ulrich. Atmosphere, Mood, Stimmung: On a Hidden Potential of Literature (Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2012). ISBN 9780804781220 (paper).

Hart, Jonathan, ed. Harry Levin: The Implications of Literary Criticism (Paris: Honoré Champion, 2011). ISBN 9782745321985.

Hassan, Waïl S and Susan Muaddi Darraj, eds. Approaches to Teaching the Works of Naguib Mahfouz (New York, MLA, 2012). ISBN 9781603291095 (paper).

*Hägglund, Martin. Dying for Time: Proust, Woolf, Nabokov (Cambridge, Mass., London, England: Harvard UP, 2012).  ISBN 9780674066328.

Hammill, Graham and Julia Reinhard Lupton, eds. Political Theology and Early Modernity (Chicago and London: U of Chicago P, 2012).  ISBN 9780226314983 (paper).

*Hirsch, Marianne. The Generation of Postmemory: Writing and Visual Culture after the Holocaust (New York: Columbia UP, 2012).  ISBN 9780231156530 (paper).

Lee, Esther Kim, ed. Seven Contemporary Plays from the Korean Diaspora in the Americas (Durham and London: Duke UP, 2012). ISBN 9780822352747 (paper).

Mignolo, Walter D. The Darker Side of Western Modernity: Global Futures, Decolonial Options (Durham and London: Duke UP, 2011). ISBN 9780822350781 (paper).

Morson, Gary Saul. The Long and the Short of It: From Aphorism to Novel (Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2012).  ISBN 9780804781699 (paper).

Müller-Sievers, Helmut. The Cylinder: Kinematics of the Nineteenth Century (Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: U of California P, 2012).  ISBN 9780520270770 (paper).   

Parker, Anthony. The Theorist’s Mother (Durham and London: Duke UP, 2012). ISBN 9780822352327 (paper).

Palumbo-Liu, David. The Deliverance of Others: Reading Literature in a Global Age (Durham and London: Duke UP, 2012).  ISBN 9780822352693 (paper).

Rama, Ángel. Writing Across Cultures: Narrative Transculturation in Latin America, ed. trans. David Frye (Durham and London: Duke UP, 2011).  ISBN 9780822352938 (paper).

Rasmussen, Birgit Brander. Queequeg’s Coffin: Indigenous Literacies in Early American Literature (Durham and London: Duke UP, 2012).  ISBN 9780822349549 (paper).

Robbins, Bruce. Perpetual War: Cosmopolitanism from the Viewpoint of Violence (Durham and London: Duke UP, 2012). ISBN 9780822352099 (paper).

Saldívar, José David. Trans-Americanity: Subaltern Modernities, Global Coloniality, and the Cultures of Greater Mexico (Durham and London: Duke UP, 2012). ISBN 9780822350835 (paper).

Schiesari, Juliana. Polymorphous Domesticities: Pets, Bodies, and Desire in Four Modern Writers (Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: U of California P, 2012). ISBN 9780520270848 (paper).

Scolley, Susan, ed. Love & Devotion: From Persia and Beyond (Oxford, England: University of Oxford, Bodleian Library, 2012). ISBN 9781851242788.

Weinstein, Cindy and Christopher Looby, eds. American Literature’s Aesthetic Dimensions (New York: Columbia UP, 2012). ISBN 9780231156172 (paper).

Zerba, Michelle. Doubt and Skepticism in the Renaissance (Cambridge, England: Cambridge UP, 2012). ISBN 9781107024656.

Ziarek, Ewa Plonowska. Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism (New York: Columbia UP, 2012). ISBN 9780231161497 (paper).  

*denotes book presently under review