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


“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