Vol. 47, No. 1, Spring 2024
SPECIAL ISSUE – Advances in Neuroaesthetics: Narratives and Art as Windows into the Mind and the Brain
Guest Editors: Franziska Hartung (Newcastle University, UK) and Buddhika Bellana (Glendon, York University Toronto, Canada)
- Brendan Cohn-Sheehy – Narrative Memories Woven by an Intertextual Hippocampus
- Marloes Mak & Myrthe Faber – From Words to Worlds: Individual Differences in Processing, Experiencing and Liking Stories
- Bien Klomberg, Joost Schilperoord, Neil Cohn – Give the Floor to Discontinuity: A Model of Continuity Constructions in Visual Narrative Sequences
- Claire Woodward & Taylor Woodward – Of Mice and Meaning: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Interconnectedness of Pain, Stress, and Suffering
- Rose Turner – Fiction, Empathy, and the Material World
- Sarah Bro Trasmundi & Karin Kukonnen – Aisthesis, Aesthetics and Cognition: Embodiments in Reading
- Dionigi Mattia Gagliardi, Giulia Torromino, Salvatore Gaetano Chiarella, Manuel Focareta, Sara Cuono, Federica Marenghi – Art as a Supranormal Stimulus? Proposal for an Integrated Perspective Bridging Art with Neuroscience
- Sade Abiodun & Luke J Nickel – Art_ificial Intelligence: Dreams, Data, and Neuroaesthetics in the Age of AI
- Kohinoor Darda & Anjan Chatterjee – Cross-cultural Aesthetics: Can Aesthetic Contextualism overcome the Ingroup Bias?
Vol. 47, No. 2, Summer 2024
SPECIAL ISSUE – Intermedial Poetries: Alternative Methods and Practices
Dedicated to Prof. W. J. T. Mitchell
Guest Editors: Bowen Wang and Amelia McConville (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
- Hugues Azérad and Marion Schmid – Guy Gilles or the Cinepoetics of Presence
- Emma Tornborg – Ekphrasis as intra-action: Re-reading “Photograph from September 11” by Wislawa Szymborska
- Birgit Neumann and Gabriele Rippl – Intermedial Poetics in Contemporary Anglophone Novels: Re-Negotiating Western Visual Archives
- Mette-Marie Zacher Sørensen – Disjunctive Pronouns: On Multimodal Analysis of Digital Poetry
- Signe Kjaer Jensen – The Sound of a Snow Queen: Perspectives on Synchronic Intermediality and ‘Let It Go’
- Jarkko Toikkanen – Vanishing Intermedialities in Wallace Stevens’s “The Idea of Order at Key West”
- Kelsey Dufresne – In Flux: Actor-Network Theory, Concrete Poetry, and Critical Making
- Tara Brusselaers – Breaking the Mould: Multimodality in Jay Bernard’s Surge and Koleka Putuma’s Collective Amnesia
- Marc Matter – From Repetitive Structures to Loops in Contemporary Sound Poetry
- Eszter Gyorgy – City Lyrics in a “Sensible Age”: Intermediality and Intersensoriality in Oscar Wilde’s Impression Du Matin (1881) and “Symphony in Yellow” (1889)
- Swagata Chakraborty – The Fall of Icarus (through mediums): Intersemiotic Translation from Painting to Poetry
- Natalia Morzhenkova – Modernist Verbal and Visual Portraiture: The Artistic Construction of the Portrait’s Subject
- Serena Qihui Pei – Perceiving Intermedial Romanticism: ‘The Eye sees more than the heart knows’ and ‘the despotism of the eye’
- R B Schwartz – Poetic-Architectonic Realizations: Louis Kahn and Fumihiko Maki
- Sibyl Gallus-Price – Susan Howe’s That This: Art at the Limits of the Canvas and the Page
- Anna Lynn Tom – Textural Aesthetics in the Avant-garde Art Practice of Nilima Sheikh and Rajyashri Goody
- Kamayani Kumar – Visual Poetics: Partition Trauma in the Art of Zarina Hashmi, Neelima Sheikh, and Nalini Malani
- Huayu Yang – Writing the Stage: Intermediality, Textual Theatricality, and Hag-Seed as a Theatre-Fiction
- Giulia Cervato – ‘Idols that Have Mouths but Do Not Speak’: Levinas’ Critique of Art between Platonism and Jewish Aniconism
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – Biblical Intertextuality, Nissim Ezekiel and the Jungian “Enterprise”
- Maria Clara Menezes – Beneath the flower beds: A Comparative Reading of David Lynch’s Blue Velvet (1986) and Barbey d’Aurevilly’s “Le Dessous de cartes d’une partie de whist” (1874)
- Sinjan Goswami – The Excremental as Ethical?: Reading and Representing Violence in J.M.Coetzee’s Waiting for the Barbarians
- Anees Mohd. AlNajjar – The Role of John Keats’ Poetry and Negative Capability in the Cultivation of Readers’ Taste: An Aesthetic Study
- Felicia A. Soskin – Post-colonialism in Allende’s Daughter of Fortune and Murakami’s Norwegian Wood
- Swarnika Ahuja – ‘Art in the Time of Censorship’: The Subversive Politics of Toshio Saeki’s Art
- Prateek Sharma – The Idea of Indian Literature: Gender, Genre, and Comparative Method. By Preetha Mani. Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 2022. 288 pp.
- Margaryta Golovchenko – A Philosophy of Visual Metaphor in Contemporary Art. By Mark Staff Brandl. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023. 241 pp.
- Sindhu Poudyal – Levinas on the Primacy of the Ethical: Philosophy as Prophecy. By Jeffrey Bloechl. Northwestern University Press, 2022. 208 pp.
- Sindhu Poudyal – Metatranslation: Essays on Translation and Translation Studies. By Theo Hermans. Routledge, 2023. 233 p.
- Sinjan Goswami – In Other Words: Transpositions of Philosophy in J.M. Coetzee’s ‘Jesus’ Trilogy. By Stephen Mulhall. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023. 132 pp.
- On the Condition of Language: Translation & Philosophy
- Art and Emotion: Philosophical Engagements with Painting
- Understanding and Enjoyment in Aesthetic Experience
- Perspectives in Contemporary Critical Theory
- Reception of Sanskrit Studies in the 19th Century European Ideology
- Painting and Poetry: New Accents
The Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics publishes special volumes on themes of current critical interest and contemporary relevance. Some of the special issues published in the past include “Deconstruction in Contemporary Criticism” (1985), “Representation in Contemporary Criticism” (1986), “Frankfurt School of Aesthetics” (1988), “Prague School of Structuralism” (1991), “Indian Aesthetics and Contemporary Theory” (1992), “Italian Aesthetics since Croce” (1993), “Aesthetics Today” (1994), “Environmental Aesthetics” (1995), etc. The Journal welcomes proposals for possible special issues at any time.