Special Issue Minor Cinema Guest Editors: Doris Hambuch and Jerry White Introduction: Four Kinds of Minor Cinema (and Some Thoughts on a Fifth) Jerry White 357 South African Cinema and Its Depiction of Race, Gender, and Class: Portrayals of Black Women in Post-Apartheid South African Films Gilbert Motsaathebe 381 Furrows and Forks in Emirati Short Films: Sabeel and Dreams of Rice Doris Hambuch 396 The Soul of Dubai through Windows and Mirrors: Ali Mostafa’s Don’t Judge a Subject by Its Photograph Ioannis Galanopoulos 411 The Reconstruction of the Image of Chinese Female Immigrants in Full Moon in New York, Siao Yu, and Finding Mr. Right Kaby Wing-Sze Kung 424 Articles “Bartleby the Scrivener”: An Allegory of Reading Massimo Verdicchio 438 Du temps linéaire au temps global : Penser au-delà de la modernité avec la fiction contemporaire Amaury Dehoux 449 Flower in the Mirror and Moon on the Water: The Problem of Chinese Allegory Revisited Xuan Wang 465 Review Article Polymorphic Readings in the Novel: Theory and Praxis Jerry Varsava 481 Book Reviews Brayman, Heidi, Jesse M. Lander, and Zachary Lesser, eds. The Book in History, The Book as History: New Intersections of the Material Text. Essays in Honor of David Scott Kastan Neal Hackler 492 Perullo, Nicola; Massimo Montanari, fwd. Taste as Experience: The Philosophy and Aesthetics of Food David B. Goldstein 494 Ahmed, Siraj Archaeology of Babel: The Colonial Foundation of the Humanities Indra N. Mukhopadyay 498 Begam, Richard, and Matthew Wilson Smith, eds. Modernism and Opera Catherine Nolan 500 Calichman, Richard F. Beyond Nation: Time, Writing, and Community in the Work of Abe Kôbô Darcy Gauthier 504 Gin, Pascal, and Walter Moses, eds. Cultural Mobilities: A Cross-Perspective Between Brazil and Canada Odile Cisneros 509 Payne, Matthew Playing War: Military Video Games after 9/11 Jason Hawreliak 512 Conroy, Meredith Masculinity, Media, and the American Presidency Andrea Braithwaite 515 Whitehead, Anne, and Angela Woods, eds. The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities Katrina Hinson 518