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Tolkien In The New Century: Essays In Honor Of Tom Shippey (2014), Edited By John Wm. Houghton, Janet Brennan Croft, Nancy Martsch, John D. Rateliff, And Robin Anne Reid, Gergely Nagy 2017 Independent Scholar

Tolkien In The New Century: Essays In Honor Of Tom Shippey (2014), Edited By John Wm. Houghton, Janet Brennan Croft, Nancy Martsch, John D. Rateliff, And Robin Anne Reid, Gergely Nagy

Journal of Tolkien Research

Book review by Gergely Nagy of Tolkien in the New Century: Essays in Honor of Tom Shippey (2014), edited by John Wm. Houghton, Janet Brennan Croft, Nancy Martsch, John D. Rateliff, Robin Anne Reic


Critical Insights: The Hobbit (2016) Edited By Stephen W. Potts, Martin Simonson 2017 The University of the Basque Country, Vitoria

Critical Insights: The Hobbit (2016) Edited By Stephen W. Potts, Martin Simonson

Journal of Tolkien Research

Book review by Martin Simonson of Critical Insights: The Hobbit (2016), edited by Stephen W. Potts


Rapport De Lecture: Zohoncon Cocou Christian Mèhou. Enfant Visionnaire Béni (Odju-Ori-Bi). Autobiographie. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2017. 183 Pp. Isbn: 978-2-343-10764-6, Servanne Woodward 2017 The University of Western Ontario

Rapport De Lecture: Zohoncon Cocou Christian Mèhou. Enfant Visionnaire Béni (Odju-Ori-Bi). Autobiographie. Paris: L'Harmattan, 2017. 183 Pp. Isbn: 978-2-343-10764-6, Servanne Woodward

Mouvances Francophones

Book report on the autobiography of the painter and architect Cocou Christian Mèhou Zohoncon (1925- ) reflecting on his life journey from Tolli-Bossito (40km from Cotonou) to Grenoble, via Bordeaux, Paris and Lyon, at it was published in Paris by L'Harmattan in 2017.

Rapport de lecture de l'autobiographie du peintre et architecte Cocou Cocou Christian Mèhou Zohoncon (1925- ) réfléchissant à son parcours de vie de Tolli-Bossito (à 40km de Cotonou) à Grenoble, via Bordeaux, Paris et Lyon. Publié à Paris par L'Harmattan en 2017.


Representations Of Nature In Middle-Earth (2016), Edited By Martin Simonson, Deidre A. Dawson 2017 Valparaiso University

Representations Of Nature In Middle-Earth (2016), Edited By Martin Simonson, Deidre A. Dawson

Journal of Tolkien Research

Book review of Representations of Nature in Middle-earth (2016), edited by Martin Simonson


Laughter In Middle-Earth: Humour In And Around The Works Of J.R.R. Tolkien (2016) Edited By Thomas Honegger And Maureen F. Mann, John Wm. Houghton 2017 The Hill School

Laughter In Middle-Earth: Humour In And Around The Works Of J.R.R. Tolkien (2016) Edited By Thomas Honegger And Maureen F. Mann, John Wm. Houghton

Journal of Tolkien Research

Book review of Laughter in Middle-earth (2016), edited by Thomas Honegger and Maureen F. Mann


Metamodernism In Liksom’S Compartment No. 6, Kasimir Sandbacka 2017 University of Oulu

Metamodernism In Liksom’S Compartment No. 6, Kasimir Sandbacka

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In his paper "Metamodernism in Liksom's Compartment no. 6" Kasimir Sandbacka examines Rosa Liksom's latest novel Compartment No. 6 (2011). Liksom is considered to be one of the most prominent Finnish postmodernists. However, Compartment No. 6 has been seen by critics as a shift or return towards modernism or even realism. Sandbacka concurs with this observation but maintains that this is an insufficient analysis of the change in Liksom's writing. He argues that the change is related to the transformation of the cultural dominant, namely postmodernism. In dialogue with Jameson's theory of postmodernism, Sandbacka discusses recent ...


Approaches To Teaching Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings And Other Works (2015) Edited By Leslie A. Donovan, Kris Swank 2017 Pima Community College

Approaches To Teaching Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings And Other Works (2015) Edited By Leslie A. Donovan, Kris Swank

Journal of Tolkien Research

Book review of Approaches to Teaching Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" and Other Works (2015), edited by Leslie A. Donovan


Keja L. Valens. Desire Between Women In Caribbean Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Vii + 214 Pp., Mary McCullough 2017 Samford University

Keja L. Valens. Desire Between Women In Caribbean Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Vii + 214 Pp., Mary Mccullough

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Book Review of Keja L. Valens. Desire between Women in Caribbean Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. vii + 214 pp.


North On Cusack, Rowan Cahill 2017 University of Wollongong

North On Cusack, Rowan Cahill

Rowan Cahill

Review of Yarn Spinners (Brandl & Schlesinger, 2016), Marilla North's  study, told through their letters, of the personal and literary relationships between three Australian feminist writers - Miles Franklin (1879-1954), Dymphna Cusack (1902-1981), and Florence James (1902-1993)- to the early years of the Cold War.


Notes On Contributors, 2017 Western Michigan University

Notes On Contributors

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My Daughter’S Room, Stone Monument And Girl 2 By Ishikawa Itsuko, Carol Hayes, Rina Kikuchi 2017 The Australian National University

My Daughter’S Room, Stone Monument And Girl 2 By Ishikawa Itsuko, Carol Hayes, Rina Kikuchi

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Translated from Japanese by Carol Hayes and Rina Kikuchi


Foreword, David Kutzko 2017 Western Michigan University

Foreword, David Kutzko

Transference

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Transference Vol. 4, Fall 2016, 2017 Western Michigan University

Transference Vol. 4, Fall 2016

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Thirteen Washington University Students And Their Deep Dive Into The Study Of The Holocaust: Reflections From A Trip To Germany, Poland, And Lithuania And A Year Of Intensive Study, Brian Vetruba, Cecily Hibbs, Talia Wazana, Abigail Wippel 2017 Washington University in St Louis

Thirteen Washington University Students And Their Deep Dive Into The Study Of The Holocaust: Reflections From A Trip To Germany, Poland, And Lithuania And A Year Of Intensive Study, Brian Vetruba, Cecily Hibbs, Talia Wazana, Abigail Wippel

University Libraries Presentations

This poster exhibit offers reflections and images from Washington University (WU) students, faculty, and staff who traveled across Germany, Poland, and Lithuania in May 2016. The trip took place after a year of intensive study in 2015-2016 as part of the FOCUS program “The History, Memory, and Representation of the Holocaust.” The exhibit encompasses critical perspectives on the history, memory, and representation of the Holocaust alongside students’ first-person reflections. The exhibit is being held at the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center from Feb. 2 to Marcy 15, 2017. A video recording of interviews with students and faculty accompanies ...


Subversion And Transcendence In The Latin American Modern Travel Novel (1928-1976), Andrea Babsky 2017 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Subversion And Transcendence In The Latin American Modern Travel Novel (1928-1976), Andrea Babsky

All Graduate Works by Year: Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

The focus of this dissertation is the role that travel plays in Latin American novels that stem from 1928 to 1976, specifically, Macunaíma, Los pasos perdidos, El reino de este mundo, and Mascaró, el cazador americano. Departing from the fact that this period of time in history was marked by political and cultural change and upheaval, different aspects and interpretations of travel as manifested in the novels of the corpus are explored as a means of subversion and transcendence to hegemonic discourses. Travel is viewed as a means of disruption, particularly of limits and borders, be they geographical, political, and ...


Trump’S Inauguration: What Could Critical Theory Learn?, Graham MacPhee 2017 Selected Works

Trump’S Inauguration: What Could Critical Theory Learn?, Graham Macphee

Graham MacPhee

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Carole Sweeney. Michel Houellebecq And The Literature Of Despair. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013. Xx + 215 Pp., Benn E. Williams 2017 The University of Illinois at Chicago

Carole Sweeney. Michel Houellebecq And The Literature Of Despair. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013. Xx + 215 Pp., Benn E. Williams

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Carole Sweeney. Michel Houellebecq and the Literature of Despair. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013. xx + 215 pp.


Hanna Meretoja. The Narrative Turn In Fiction And Theory: The Crisis And Return Of Storytelling From Robbe-Grillet To Tournier. Palgrave Studies In Modern European Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Xviii + 282 Pp., Charles R. Sullivan 2017 University of Dallas

Hanna Meretoja. The Narrative Turn In Fiction And Theory: The Crisis And Return Of Storytelling From Robbe-Grillet To Tournier. Palgrave Studies In Modern European Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. Xviii + 282 Pp., Charles R. Sullivan

Studies in 20th & 21st Century Literature

Review of Hanna Meretoja. The Narrative Turn in Fiction and Theory: The Crisis and Return of Storytelling from Robbe-Grillet to Tournier. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014. xviii + 282 pp.


A Secret Vice (2016) By J.R.R. Tolkien, Edited By Dimitra Fimi And Andrew Higgins, Nelson Goering 2017 University of Oxford

A Secret Vice (2016) By J.R.R. Tolkien, Edited By Dimitra Fimi And Andrew Higgins, Nelson Goering

Journal of Tolkien Research

Book review by Nelson Goering of A Secret Vice (2016) by J.R.R. Tolkien, edited by Dimitra Fimi and Andrew Higgins


Spaces Of Collapse: Psychological Deterioration, Subjectivity, And Spatiality In American Narratives, Andrew Papaspyrou 2017 The University of Western Ontario

Spaces Of Collapse: Psychological Deterioration, Subjectivity, And Spatiality In American Narratives, Andrew Papaspyrou

Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Repository

This thesis studies the relationship between spatiality and subjectivity within the context of modern and contemporary American narrative. Combining a psychoanalytic approach with phenomenological considerations, I set out to analyze the ways in which spatial structures mediate madness, paranoia, the compulsion to repeat, and uncanny anxiety. Space serves a primary focus of my analysis, and I outline the different ways that language and consciousness construct space. Considering the work of William Faulkner, Francis Ford Coppola, Paul Auster, and Mark Z. Danielewski, I argue that particular spaces, such as houses and cities, represent or contribute to particular forms of psychological psychosis ...


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