3.2 Winter 2014

Rohit Dutta Roy


Behdad, Ali and Thomas, Dominic eds. A Companion to Comparative Literature. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2011. 540 pp. ISBN 978-1-4051-9879-0, $207.95.

Estes, Andrew Keller. Cormac McCarthy and the Writing of American Spaces. Spatial Practices: An Interdisciplinary Series in Cultural History, Geography and Literature. New York: Rodopi, 2013. 239 pp. ISBN: 978-90-420-3629-1, $70.

Ghazoul, Ferial., ed. Alif 33: The Desert: Human Geography and Symbolic Economy. Journal of Comparative Poetics. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2013. 600 pp. ISBN: 978 977 416 587 0, $24.95.

Giles, Paul. The Global Remapping of American Literature. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011. 340 pp. ISBN 9780691136134, $46.95.

Grigorian, Natasha, Thomas Baldwin, and Margaret Rigaud-Drayton, eds. Text and Image in Modern European Culture. Purdue Books in Comparative Cultural Studies Volume 27. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2012. 224 pp. ISBN: 9781557536280,  $45.

Heise, Thomas. Urban Underworlds: A Geography of Twentieth-century American Literature and Culture. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2010. 292 pp. ISBN 9780813549811, $24.95.

Hsu, Hsuan L. Geography and the Production of Space in Nineteenth-Century American Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 270 pp. ISBN: 9780521197069, $97.

Hulme, Peter. Cuba's Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2011. 455 pp. ISBN 9781846317484, $114.03.

Johnson, Nuala C., Schein, Richard H., Winders, Jamie. The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Cultural Geography. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2013. 568 pp. ISBN 9781118384435, $195.

Jones, Owain and Garde-Hansen Joanne, eds. Geography and Memory: Explorations in Identity, Place and Becoming. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 296 pp. ISBN: 9780230292994, $89.59.

Kadir, Djelal. Memos from the Besieged City: Lifelines for Cultural Sustainability. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010. 296 pp. ISBN: 978-0804770507, $24.95.

Pavel, Thomas G. The Lives of the Novel: A History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2013. 360 pp. ISBN: 9780691121895, $35.

Prieto, Eric. Literature, Geography, and the Postmodern Poetics of Place. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. 248 pp. ISBN: 9781137031112, $89.59.

Sanders, Julie. The Cultural Geography of Early Modern Drama, 1620-1650. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011. 256 pp. ISBN 9781107003347, $98.

Stein, Gertrude. Literary Cubism - Geography and Plays - Selected Works of Gertrude Stein. Texas: Traveling Press, 2011. 520 pp. ISBN: 9781934255865, $30.95.

Steinby, Liisa. Kundera and Modernity. Purdue Books in Comparative Cultural Studies Volume 28. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2013. 259 pp. ISBN: 9781557536372, $45.

Sturm-Trigonakis, Elke. Comparative Cultural Studies and the New Weltliteratur. Trans. Athanasia Margoni and Maria Kaisar. Purdue Books in Comparative Cultural Studies Volume 30. West Lafayette: Purdue University Press, 2013. 204 pp. ISBN: 9781557536532, $45.

Tillis, Antionio D. Critical Perspectives on Afro-Latin American Literature. London: Routledge, 2012. 258 pp. ISBN: 9780415896276, Paperback: $45.61.

Tötösy de Zepetnek, Steven and Tutun Mukherjee, eds. Companion to Comparative Literature, World Literatures, and Comparative Cultural Studies. New Delhi: Cambridge University Press India, 2013. 236 pp. ISBN: 9789382993506, $25.

Tötösy de Zepetnek, Steven., ed. Digital Humanities and the Study of Intermediality in Comparative Cultural Studies. West Lafayette: Purdue Scholarly Publishing Services, 2013. 383 pp. ISBN: 9781626710023, $39.95

Vanhaelen, Angela and Ward, Joseph P. eds. Making Space Public in Early Modern Europe: Geography, Performance, Privacy. London: Routledge, 2013. 306 pp. ISBN: 978-0-415-66109-6, $130.32.

Waldron Karen E. and Friedman Rob, eds. Toward a Literary Ecology: Places and Spaces in American Literature. Plymouth: Scarecrow Press, 2013. 248 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8108-9197-5, $85.

Wang, Xiaojue. Modernity with a Cold War Face: Reimagining the Nation in Chinese Literature across the 1949 Divide. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. 376 pp. ISBN: 780674726727, $39.95.




Rohit Dutta Roy is an alumnus of the Department of Comparative Literature at Jadavpur University, India. His interests lie in the sphere of literary and cultural history. He has presented his scholarly work at Jawaharlal Nehru University, University of Delhi, Banaras Hindu University, Aligarh Muslim University, Visva-Bharati University, Central University of Rajasthan, Brown University, Duke University, University of Cambridge and Columbia University. He is also engaged in translating Bengali plays of Girish Chandra Ghosh, Bijon Bhattacharya and Utpal Dutt.



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