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Prostitution and Personhood: A Reading of Naguib Mahfouz's The Thief and the Dogs
Peer reviewed article. The essay examines Nur, a female prostitute in The Thief and the Dogs, with a view to analyzing her personhood. It looks at two cardinal areas in which her personhood is affirmed - her identity, and ...
Transcultural Writers and Transcultural Literature in the Age of Global Modernity
Peer reviewed article. In our rapidly globalising world, cultures, as well as societies and identities, tend to be more fluid, less irreducibly different and less 'territorially fixed' than in the past (Schulze-Engler 2007, ...
Transnational Literature, May 2012: Creative writing: Poetry
All poetry from Transnational Literature, May 2012, in one file for ease of printing and downloading
Two Poems translated from the French: 'Music' and 'The Cry of an Icarus'
Translations by South Australian poet Jan Owen of two poems by Charles Baudelaire.
Crossing the Equator
In the Murdered Peace
Male Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder? Guys, Guises and Disguise in Patrick White’s The Twyborn Affair
Peer reviewed article. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder”, which first appeared in the 3rd century BC in Greek, quickly gained proverbial currency in the English language thanks to its wisdom. Admittedly, whenever ...
Tributes to Professor Bruce Bennett by Members of the Transnational Literature Boards
Tributes to Professor Bruce Bennett of UNSW (Canberra), scholar of Australian Literature, who died in April 2012.
Anonymity and Signature as a Productive Practice: Ingeborg Bachmann and Jacques Derrida
Peer reviewed article. Ingeborg Bachmann is an Austrian author whose last novel Malina was published in 1971. She began working on Malina in 1966/67, and the novel forms part of the trilogy ‘Ways of death’. Malina is a ...