The Comparatist

Edited by Zahi Zalloua, Whitman College

Frequency: Annually (October)

Latest Issue: Volume 40, October 2016

Size: 6" x 9", approx 175 pages

Bibliographic Information: ISSN: 0195-7678

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Awarded the Phoenix Prize for Significant Editorial Achievement by the Council of Editors of Learned Journals in 1996, The Comparatist is a dynamic, well-established journal of comparative literature that has appeared annually since 1977. Its areas of focus include the comparative study of literature, cultural movements, and the arts; and literary and cultural theory. For more information, visit The Comparatist‘s website.

Zahi Zalloua is associate professor of French in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at Whitman College.

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Table of Contents

Volume 40 October 2016
Editor’s Column

Habit and Its Discontents
Zahi Zalloua

Habits

The Bad Habits of Critical Theory
Mari Ruti

Mind the Gap: Toward a Political History of Habit
Tony Bennett

After the Event: Toward a Post-Revolutionary Conception of Habit
Christopher Breu

Deluze on Habit
Brian O’Keeffe

Habits, Nothing But Habits: Biological Time in Deleuze
Tano Posteraro

Samuel Butler’s Life and Habit and the Modernist Literary Character: Rethinking the Subject through the Everyday
Federico Bellini

The Forces of Habit and the Ethics of Self-Composure
Mica Hilson

Loss and the Durability of Everyday Life in Uwe Timm’s In my Brother’s Shadow and Bobbie Ann Mason’s In Country
Gary Baker

Academe in Chains: Habitus, Reform, and the Neoliberal University
Jeffrey R. Di Leo

General Articles

The Comedy of the ‘Para-site’: Duck Soup, Volpone, and Hamlet
Isaac Hui

Fénelon’s Subversive Uses of Aeneid 6
Ippokratis Kantzios

The Deliverance or Domestication of Others: Memos from Comparative Literature Classes in Appalachia
Mich Yonah Nyawalo

Shelley’s Quest for Persian Love
Elham Nilchian

Yusuf’s Queer Beauty in Medieval and Post-Medieval Persian Cultural Productions
Claudia Yaghoobi

Playing Kings, Ultimatums, and Abdications: The Apple Cart and To Play the King
Bernard F. Dukore

“Neutrality” as Nomos? Paradigm, Nuance, and the Politics of Coterritoriality in Late Barthes
Christian Moraru

Conceptualizing Americanness: U.S. Drama in Spain 1910-1930
Ramón Espejo Romero

Necessary Narration in Their Eyes Were Watching God
Amanda Bailey

Review Essays

Sonal Khullar, Affiliations: Artistic Practice, National Identity, and Modernism in India, 1930-1990; Chika Okeke-Agulu, Postcolonial Modernism: Art and Decolonization in Twentieth-Century Nigeria
Elizabeth Miller

Barbara Vinken, Flaubert Postsecular
Brian O’Keeffe

Peter Brooks, ed. with Hilary Jewett, The Humanities and Public Life
Jeffrey R. Di Leo

Reviews

Vincent Pecora, Secularization Without End: Beckett, Mann, Coetzee
Joseph Blankholm

Amy J. Elias and Christian Moraru, eds. The Planetary Turn: Relationality and Geoaesthetics in the Twenty-First Century
Aakash M. Suchak

Judith Butler, Senses of the Subject
Emilio E. Feijo

Owen Clayton, Literature and Photography in Transition, 1850-1915
Joanna Madloch

Donna McCormack, Postcolonial Narratives and the Ethics of Witnessing
Valérie K. Orlando

Amaleena Damlé, The Becoming of the Body: Contemporary Women’s Writing in French
Brigitte Weltman-Aron

Aaron S. Gross, The Question of the Animal and Religion: Theoretical Stakes, Practical Implications
Adeline Rother

Shalini Puri, The Grenada Revolution in the Caribbean Present: Operation Urgent Memory
Raphael Dalleo

Jacob Blevins, Humanism and Classical Crisis: Anxiety, Intertexts, and the Miltonic Memory
Craig Kallendorf

Bart Miller, Rethinking Négritude through Léon-Gontran Damas
Richard Serrano

N. Rodowick, Elegy for Theory
Heather Ashley Hayes

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