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Editor's Column: The Comparatist in Transition

Editor's Column: The Comparatist in Transition Editor's Column: The Comparatist in Transition John Burt Foster Jr. The Comparatist, Volume 28, May 2004, pp. 1-4 (Article) Published by The University of North Carolina Press DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/com.2004.0012 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/414789/summary Access provided at 18 Feb 2020 10:57 GMT from JHU Libraries ??? COMPAKATIST EDITOR'S COLUMN: THE COMPARATISTIS TRANSITION This issue of The Comparatisi, the last to be produced during my six- year term as editor, continues to demonstrate our journal's openness to varied topics and methods. This year's eight essays consider issues of lit- erary genre, artistic medium, theoretical approach, and cross-cultural contact, thus displaying several distinct options within comparative lit- erary and cultural study. Given our field's tendency to give ever more emphasis to narrative since the 1960s, I want to draw special attention to our first group ofarticles, which deals with poetry from several differ- ent languages, specifically with longer lyrics. The next unit gives a new, more theory-oriented twist to our journal's traditional interest in inter- art comparisons, in this case ones combining the verbal and the visual. Our third and final unit studies the cross-cultural contexts for the emer- gence of two names—Pinocchio and Transylvania—that by now resonate powerfully http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Comparatist University of North Carolina Press

Editor's Column: The Comparatist in Transition

The Comparatist , Volume 28 – Oct 3, 2012

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Editor's Column: The Comparatist in Transition John Burt Foster Jr. The Comparatist, Volume 28, May 2004, pp. 1-4 (Article) Published by The University of North Carolina Press DOI: https://doi.org/10.1353/com.2004.0012 For additional information about this article https://muse.jhu.edu/article/414789/summary Access provided at 18 Feb 2020 10:57 GMT from JHU Libraries ??? COMPAKATIST EDITOR'S COLUMN: THE COMPARATISTIS TRANSITION This issue of The Comparatisi, the last to be produced during my six- year term as editor, continues to demonstrate our journal's openness to varied topics and methods. This year's eight essays consider issues of lit- erary genre, artistic medium, theoretical approach, and cross-cultural contact, thus displaying several distinct options within comparative lit- erary and cultural study. Given our field's tendency to give ever more emphasis to narrative since the 1960s, I want to draw special attention to our first group ofarticles, which deals with poetry from several differ- ent languages, specifically with longer lyrics. The next unit gives a new, more theory-oriented twist to our journal's traditional interest in inter- art comparisons, in this case ones combining the verbal and the visual. Our third and final unit studies the cross-cultural contexts for the emer- gence of two names—Pinocchio and Transylvania—that by now resonate powerfully

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