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Sttcl Editorial Board, Necia Chronister 2017 Kansas State University

Sttcl Editorial Board, Necia Chronister

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STTCL Editorial Board and Advisory Council


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Ian Gordon. Kid Comic Strips: A Genre Across Four Countries. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. ---. Superman: The Persistence Of An American Icon. New Jersey: Rutgers Up, 2017., Cathy L. Ryan 2017 The Ohio State University

Ian Gordon. Kid Comic Strips: A Genre Across Four Countries. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. ---. Superman: The Persistence Of An American Icon. New Jersey: Rutgers Up, 2017., Cathy L. Ryan

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Ian Gordon. Kid Comic Strips: A Genre Across Four Countries. Palgrave Studies in Comics and Graphic Novels, Ed. Roger Saban. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. Review of Ian Gordon. Superman: The Persistence of an American Icon. New Jersey: Rutgers UP, 2017.


Hillary L. Chute. Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, And Documentary Form. Cambridge: Harvard Up, 2016., Julia Watson 2017 The Ohio State University

Hillary L. Chute. Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, And Documentary Form. Cambridge: Harvard Up, 2016., Julia Watson

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Hillary L. Chute. Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2016.


Agency And Political Engagement In Gide And Barrault's Post-War Theatrical Adaptation Of Kafka's The Trial, Yevgenya Strakovsky 2017 Stanford University

Agency And Political Engagement In Gide And Barrault's Post-War Theatrical Adaptation Of Kafka's The Trial, Yevgenya Strakovsky

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In her article, "Agency and Political Engagement in Gide and Barrault's Post-war Theatrical Adaptation of Kafka's The Trial" Yevgenya Strakovsky considers the political themes of André Gide and Jean-Louis Barrault's Le Procès (The Trial, 1947), the first theatrical adaptation of Franz Kafka's Der Prozess (The Trial, 1914). Strakovsky demonstrates that Le Procès, written and staged in the immediate aftermath of World War II, levels a critique against the passive complicity of citizens in unjust persecution in both its script and its staging. The paper also considers the elements of Kafka's prose that lend themselves to ...


The Tapestry Of Memory, Kathryn M. Lawson 2017 The University of Western Ontario

The Tapestry Of Memory, Kathryn M. Lawson

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Rationality points to the complete annihilation and end of a life when the body perishes, and yet when a loved one dies we continue to experience that person in a myriad of ways. The focus of this thesis will be a phenomenological exploration of the earthly afterlife of those we have loved and lost. By positing the subject as always intersubjective and as temporal in nature, this thesis will investigate how we continue to create and interact with the deceased upon the earth. In the introduction, this work will be placed in the context of the phenomenological tradition. The first ...


Empathie Narrative Et Changement Climatique Dans Musher (2014) De Julien Gravelle, Kathryn St. Ours 2017 Goucher College

Empathie Narrative Et Changement Climatique Dans Musher (2014) De Julien Gravelle, Kathryn St. Ours

The Goose

Le récit Musher (2014) de Julien Gravelle est une mine d’or pour l’étude de l’empathie narrative. L’empathie du narrateur pour ses chiens de traîneau et par extension, pour tous les animaux sensibles, est transmissible au lecteur, qui est amené à réfléchir à ses relations au vivant. Ainsi, la littérature détiendrait une place importante dans un monde où l’élevage industriel fait des ravages sur les écosystèmes de notre planète.


André Breton And Vladimir Mayakovsky: Poeticizing Politics And Politicizing Poetry, Hazel Donkin 2017 Durham University

André Breton And Vladimir Mayakovsky: Poeticizing Politics And Politicizing Poetry, Hazel Donkin

Dada/Surrealism

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General Editor’S Note, Timothy Shipe 2017 University of Iowa

General Editor’S Note, Timothy Shipe

Dada/Surrealism

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Notes On Contributors, 2017 University of Iowa

Notes On Contributors

Dada/Surrealism

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Hassan Melehy. Kerouac: Language, Poetics, And Territory. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016., Susan Pinette 2017 University of Maine, Orono

Hassan Melehy. Kerouac: Language, Poetics, And Territory. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016., Susan Pinette

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Hassan Melehy. Kerouac: Language, Poetics, and Territory. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.


Regretful Ruminations: Jacques Rivière’S L’Allemand: Souvenirs Et Réflexions D'Un Prisonnier De Guerre, Arabella L. Hobbs 2017 University of Pennsylvania

Regretful Ruminations: Jacques Rivière’S L’Allemand: Souvenirs Et Réflexions D'Un Prisonnier De Guerre, Arabella L. Hobbs

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

This article examines Jacques Rivière’s post-war work L’Allemand: Souvenirs et réflexions d'un prisonnier de guerre (1918) ‘On German nature: memories and reflections of a prisoner-of-war,’ as a response to the conflicting nexus of Catholicism and French nationalism in the aftermath of the First World War. A damning account of the German race, L’Allemand exposes Rivière’s tussle with his wartime and post-war identities, most strikingly exhibited in his moral distancing from the text he was to eventually publish. In resuscitating Riviere’s now forgotten text, this article engages with the post-war reception of a work whose ...


From The National Context To Its Margins: When The World Used Literature To Respond To The Great War, Toby Garfitt, Nicolas Bianchi 2017 Magdalen College, Oxford

From The National Context To Its Margins: When The World Used Literature To Respond To The Great War, Toby Garfitt, Nicolas Bianchi

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

By shedding light on some original responses to the Great War that are today hardly known, and by asking the same questions of many works written in contexts which were radically different, this STTCL special issue advocates for a genuinely comparative approach to this literature. Born in a context of nationalist withdrawal, these cultural objects also had a paradoxically wide circulation (due to early translations, commentaries, literary reactions, and so on), which is why study of these apparently isolated writers is so valuable.


Soldier-Poet Or Écrivain-Combattant: How The French Trenches Of World War I Defined Witnessing, Nichole T. Gleisner 2017 Southern Connecticut State University

Soldier-Poet Or Écrivain-Combattant: How The French Trenches Of World War I Defined Witnessing, Nichole T. Gleisner

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

This paper explores how the French trenches of WWI defined the act of witnessing. An examination of Third Republic grammar textbooks by Claude Augé shows how soldiers were predisposed to be receptive to trench newspapers' exhortations to become witnesses to the war experience. An analysis of these pedagogic reforms, paired with a close reading of trench newspapers, show why the broader term écrivain-combattant emerged in France, as opposed to soldier-poet in the British literary context.


Robert Ellis. Ernst Toller And German Society: Intellectuals As Leaders And Critics 1914-1939. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2013., Margy J. Gerber 2017 Bowling Green State University

Robert Ellis. Ernst Toller And German Society: Intellectuals As Leaders And Critics 1914-1939. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson Up, 2013., Margy J. Gerber

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Robert Ellis. Ernst Toller and German Society: Intellectuals as Leaders and Critics 1914-1939. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2013.


Leslie Barnes. Vietnam And The Colonial Condition Of French Literature. Lincoln: U Of Nebraska P, 2014., Michele L. Gerring 2017 University of Nebraska at Omaha

Leslie Barnes. Vietnam And The Colonial Condition Of French Literature. Lincoln: U Of Nebraska P, 2014., Michele L. Gerring

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Leslie Barnes. Vietnam and the Colonial Condition of French Literature. Lincoln: U of Nebraska Press, 2014.


Candelas Gala. Creative Cognition And The Cultural Panorama Of Twentieth-Century Spain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015., Juan Herrero-Senés 2017 University of Colorado Boulder

Candelas Gala. Creative Cognition And The Cultural Panorama Of Twentieth-Century Spain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015., Juan Herrero-Senés

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Candelas Gala. Creative Cognition and the Cultural Panorama of Twentieth-Century Spain. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.


Pheng Cheah. What Is A World? On Postcolonial Literature As World Literature. Durham: Duke Up, 2016., Gregory R. Jackson 2017 Utah Valley University

Pheng Cheah. What Is A World? On Postcolonial Literature As World Literature. Durham: Duke Up, 2016., Gregory R. Jackson

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Pheng Cheah. What Is a World? On Postcolonial Literature as World Literature. Durham: Duke UP, 2016.


Marcelle Capy And The Pacifist Female Voices Amidst The Conflict, Cecilia Benaglia 2017 Johns Hopkins University

Marcelle Capy And The Pacifist Female Voices Amidst The Conflict, Cecilia Benaglia

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

This article analyses the writings of French writer and journalist Marcelle Capy (1891–1962), who held an uncommon position in the French intellectual field throughout the First World War. Going against the mainstream French feminist groups, who all prioritized loyalty to the fatherland over pacifism, Capy remained faithful to her socialist and anti-war creed. Although little known to the larger French public, Capy’s double marginality as a woman and as a pacifist makes her work a singular testimony of the war years as well as a significant example of the rejection of the national climate and Union sacrée’s ...


Adorable Clio: The Prose Poetry Of Jean Giraudoux: Writing Against Realism, Flavie Fouchard 2017 Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla

Adorable Clio: The Prose Poetry Of Jean Giraudoux: Writing Against Realism, Flavie Fouchard

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

This paper considers the particularities of Jean Giraudoux’s war writings Adorable Clio in the context of French Literature of the Great War. We focus on Giraudoux’s career previous to the conflict and on his prose poetic style in the recollection to study his refusal of realistic novel techniques despite the fact they were mainly used by other contemporary soldiers-writers who wanted to testify. Thanks to previous research on Giraudoux’s war writings and descriptions of his war experience, we proceed to a close reading of the text to highlight that, far from his reputation of superficiality, Giraudoux does ...


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