Publications 2021

Here is a selection of studies published by current and former members of the ICLA Research Committee on Literary Theory in 2021:

Zaal Andronikashvili, “The Multilingualism of National Literatures: The Georgian-German Author Giwi Margwelaschwili (1927–2020),” German Quarterly 94.3: 375–77;

Raphaël Baroni, “Of Mice as Men: A Transmedial Perspective on Fictionality,” Narrative 29.1: 91–113;

Rok Benčin, “Distant Immediacy: Badiou and Rancière on May ’68 and Its Consequences,” European Review 29.6: 714–24;

Vladimir Biti (co-ed. w. Joep Leerssen and Vivian Liska), The Idea of Europe: The Clash of Projections (Leiden: Brill);

Marco Caracciolo and Karin Kukkonen, With Bodies: Narrative Theory and Embodied Cognition (Columbus: The Ohio State UP);

Michel Chaouli et al. (ed.), Poetic Critique: Encounters with Art and Literature (Berlin: De Gruyter);

Anne Duprat (et. al.), “Routes into Realism,” in Landscapes of Realism: Rethinking Literary Realism in Comparative Perspectives. Vol. 1, ed. Dirk Göttsche, Rosa Mucignat, and Robert Weninger (Amsterdam: John Benjamins), 103–90;

Divya Dwivedi (and Shaj Mohan), “The Community of the Forsaken: A Response to Agamben and Nancy,” in Coronavirus, Psychoanalysis, and Philosophy, ed. Fernando Castrillón and Thomas Marchevsky (London: Routledge), 31–34;

Pier Paolo Frassinelli, “Joburg without Joburg: The Black South African Romcom,” Social Dynamics 47.1: 37–52;

Alexandre Gefen, L’idée de littérature : de l’art pour l’art aux écritures d’intervention (Paris: Èditions Corti);

Jernej Habjan (ed.), May 68 at Fifty: Politics and Literature (= Interventions 23.3);

Péter Hajdu, “Mór Jókai’s Asian Utopia(s),” World Literature Studies 13.2: 56–68;

Hermann Herlinghaus, “Octavio Paz, Carlos Castaneda y la búsqueda de otra dimensión de la realidad,” iMex 10.1: 91–106;

Eva Horn, “Tipping Points: The Anthropocene and Covid-19,” in Pandemics, Politics, and Society, ed. Gerard Delanty (Berlin: De Gruyter), 123–38;

Marko Juvan, “Literature, Theory and Politics of the Long ’68,” European Review 29.6: 738–51;

Woosung Kang, “Thing,” in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature, ed. Paula Rabinowitz et al. (Oxford: Oxford UP),;

Ulrike Kistner, “Translation as Metaphor and as Task: Vicissitudes of Translation between Freud, Laplanche, and Benjamin,” Philosophy Today 65.1: 125–43;

Renate Lachmann, “Wahn, Aber-Witz und Scharfsinn,” in Wahn, Witz und Wirklichkeit: Poetik und Episteme des Wahns vor 1800, ed. Nina Nowakowski and Mireille Schnyder (Leiden: Brill), 171–206;

Françoise Lavocat, “Portals of Fiction,” in Fictionality, Factuality, and Reflexivity Across Discourses and Media, ed. Erika Fülöp (Berlin: De Gruyter), 70–87;

Joep Leerssen (ed.), Parnell and His Times (Cambridge: Cambridge UP);

Ruth Ronen, “Aesthetic Community,” Dialogue 60.2: 319–36;

Tiphaine Samoyault (w. Marielle Macé and Philippe Roger), “L’agonistique du traduire,” Critique 886: 237–50;

Monika Schmitz-Emans, “The Book as Reading Machine and as Black Box,” in Refresh the Book, ed. Viola Hildebrand-Schat, Katarzyna Bazarnik, and Christoph Benjamin Schulz (Leiden: Brill), 71–91;

Robert Stockhammer, Reisen zwischen Abenteuer und Rasterung (Leiden: Brill);

Susanne Strätling, The Hand at Work: The Poetics of Poiesis in the Russian Avant-Garde, trans. Alexandra Berlina (Brighton, MA: Academic Studies P);

Galin Tihanov, “Exilic Inscriptions: Migration and the Resistance to (World) Theory,” differences 32.1: 126–49;

Dominique Vaugeois (co-ed. w. Sylvain Dreyer), La critique d’art à l’écran (tome 2) : filmer la littérature (Villeneuve d’Ascq: Presses Universitaires du Septentrion);

Elisabeth Weber (w. Jennifer Ballengee and David Kelman), “Literature, the Humanities, and Political Action: A Conversation with Elisabeth Weber,” in Trauma and Literature in an Age of Globalization, ed. Jennifer Ballengee and David Kelman (New York: Routledge), 157–78;

Stefan Willer, “‘Ahndungsvolle Beleuchtungʼ. Funktionen des Wetters in Goethes Herrmann und Dorothea,” in Verfahren literarischer Wetterdarstellung, ed. Urs Büttner and Michael Gamper (Berlin: De Gruyter), 69–88;

Robert J. C. Young, “May 1968: Anticolonial Revolution for a Decolonial Future,” Interventions 23.3: 432–47;

John Zilcosky, The Language of Trauma: War and Technology in Hoffmann, Freud, and Kafka (Toronto: U of Toronto P).