Special Issue: The Gender and Queer Politics of Translation: Literary, Historical, and Cultural Approaches

Special Issue of Comparative Literature Studies

Volume 51, Number 2, 2014

Guest Editor: William J. Spurlin


The Gender and Queer Politics of Translation: New Approaches

pp. 201-214


A Queer and Embodied Translation: Ethics of Difference and Erotics of Distance

pp. 215-230

“Homme” peut-il vouloir dire “Femme”?: Gender and Translation in Seventeenth-Century French Moral Literature

pp. 231-252

Strategies of Translating Sexualities as Part of the Secularization of Eighteenth- and Early Nineteenth-Century Russia

pp. 253-276

Translation is Blind: Reflections on Narcissus and the Possibility of a Queer Echo

pp. 277-297

Tick as Appropriate: (A) Gay, (B) Queer, or (C) None of the Above: Translation and Sexual Politics in Lawrence Venuti’s A Hundred Strokes of the Brush Before Bed

pp. 298-320

Untranslatable Desire: Interethnic Relationships in Franco–Arab Literature

pp. 321-343

Book Reviews

The Question of Gender: Joan W. Scott’s Critical Feminism ed. by Judith Butler and Elizabeth Weed (review)

pp. 344-347

Transnational Discourses on Class, Gender, and Cultural Identity by Irene Marques (review)

pp. 347-350

Gender, Nation and the Arabic Novel: Egypt, 1892–2008 by Hoda Elsadda (review)

pp. 351-353

Beyond the Mother Tongue: The Postmonolingual Condition by Yasemin Yildiz (review)

pp. 354-357

Flesh and Fish Blood: Postcolonialism, Translation, and the Vernacular by Subramanian Shankar (review)

pp. 357-360

Disarming Words: Empire and the Seductions of Translation in Egypt by Shaden M. Tageldin (review)

pp. 360-364

Translingual Identities: Language and Self in Stefan Heym and Jakov Lind by Tamar Steinitz (review)

pp. 364-367

Online Book Reviews

Feminism and the Politics of Travel After the Enlightenment by Yaël Schlick (review)

pp. e-1-e-3

Cultures in Contact: Translation and Reception of I promessi sposi in 19th Century Englanded. by Vittoria Intonti and Rosella Mallardi (review)

pp. e-3-e-7