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Editor's Column: Sustained Connections, Future Focuses

Editor's Column: Sustained Connections, Future Focuses eDiToR'S ColumN Sustained Connections, Future Focuses It is with great pleasure that I assume the position of editorship for The Comparatist. I am grateful to Dorothy M. Figueira for her assistance in making the transition a smooth one. My involvement with the SCLA began in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1999. I was a Princeton university graduate student and this was one of my first conferences. Encouraged by the audience's generous feedback, I submitted my conference paper for the newly established Rutledge prize. To my delight, I became the recipient of the first Rutledge award and my essay on Sartre's novel La nausée appeared the following year in The Comparatist. Needless to say, this was truly a formative event in my academic trajectory and I feel privileged now to be in a position where I can work closely with scholars to promote comparative study and robust debate. Building on the hard work of prior editors, I am committed to sustaining the journal's mission to provide a forum for literary comparatists, one that encourages interplay of intertextual and comparative methods, of theoretical-historical analysis, and of critical interpretation. I am also introducing a new format to The Comparatist. Each volume will include http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Comparatist University of North Carolina Press

Editor's Column: Sustained Connections, Future Focuses

The Comparatist , Volume 36 (1) – May 19, 2012

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eDiToR'S ColumN Sustained Connections, Future Focuses It is with great pleasure that I assume the position of editorship for The Comparatist. I am grateful to Dorothy M. Figueira for her assistance in making the transition a smooth one. My involvement with the SCLA began in Knoxville, Tennessee in 1999. I was a Princeton university graduate student and this was one of my first conferences. Encouraged by the audience's generous feedback, I submitted my conference paper for the newly established Rutledge prize. To my delight, I became the recipient of the first Rutledge award and my essay on Sartre's novel La nausée appeared the following year in The Comparatist. Needless to say, this was truly a formative event in my academic trajectory and I feel privileged now to be in a position where I can work closely with scholars to promote comparative study and robust debate. Building on the hard work of prior editors, I am committed to sustaining the journal's mission to provide a forum for literary comparatists, one that encourages interplay of intertextual and comparative methods, of theoretical-historical analysis, and of critical interpretation. I am also introducing a new format to The Comparatist. Each volume will include

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Published: May 19, 2012

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