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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 323–364.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Peter Merrington Cecil Rhodes's vision of an all-British “Cape-to-Cairo” road,rail, and telegraph route is addressed by a reconstruction of the cultural matrix that appears to have held this concept before the public eye for nearly five decades. This cultural matrix constitutes a kind of colonial...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 817–818.
Published: 01 December 2007
... 2008 Notes on Contributors Gian Balsamo is an Italian writer currently teaching comparative literature at the American University in Cairo. His most recent books include Joyce’s Messianism: Dante, Negative Existence, and the Messianic Self (2004) and Rituals...
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Poetics Today (2002) 23 (4): 633–656.
Published: 01 December 2002
... to their eighteen-year-old daughter Victoria, with whom they can make innocent archaeological visits to Cairo and Alexandria, attend politi- cally charged embassy parties, and move about more or less unnoticed.The problem is that their two most dangerous enemies, two German spies called Bongo-Shaftsbury...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (2): 263–298.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Orientalism: The Cape-to-Cairo Imaginary presents a detailed case history in which global discourses effectively wipe clean all indigenous signifying systems in southern Africa and provide instead a new imaginary overlay or, in the au- thor’s words, a ‘‘colonial projection This immense and quite...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 653–682.
Published: 01 December 2007
... University of Rio de Janeiro, totaling 43 Brazilians (29 female, 14 male) (average age 27; SD = 7.63 Second, 47 third- and fourth-year students of English from Helwan University in Cairo (37 female, 9 male; 1 participant did not indicate gender) (average age 19; SD = .084). Third, 25...
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Poetics Today (2007) 28 (4): 573–606.
Published: 01 December 2007
... by Allen Mandelbaum (New York: Bantam Books). The Fiction of Marcel Proust’s Autobiography Gian Balsamo English and Comparative Literature, American University in Cairo Abstract  This essay discusses the literary genre of Proust’s In Search of Lost Time as analogous with the genre peculiar...
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Poetics Today (2001) 22 (4): 795–827.
Published: 01 December 2001
... a geographi- cal plenitude that begins in Cairo and moves across the Mediterranean to various locations in Italy and finally France, parodying a return from the See Enders especially for another analysis of the aestheticization of medieval rhetoric. She argues that its focus shifted significantly from...
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Poetics Today (2008) 29 (3): 473–523.
Published: 01 September 2008
... lost in the war with Iraq and emerged as the undisputed moral leader of the world’s one billion Muslims. Meanwhile, the silence from such Islamic capitals as Riyadh, Cairo, and Islamabad is deafening. Intention (Rushdie’s): to indicate Koran fraudulent and Muhammad...
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Poetics Today (2013) 34 (4): 437–518.
Published: 01 December 2013
...) of preparation and seat-of-the-pants actions. For example, in minute 77 of the film (out of 110), the archaeologist Jones tells his collaborators that to retrieve the ark held by the Nazis, they must now fly from Cairo to London, so some means of transportation is required. While searching for it, Jones adds...