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Cultures in Contact. Ed. by Balz Engler and Lucia Michalcak, SPELL 19. (Tübingen: Narr, 2007)


Introduction, 11
Arif, Dirlik, In Search of Contact Zones: Nations, Civilizations, and the Spaces of Culture, 15
Roger D. Sell, Literary Scholarship as Mediation: An Approach to Cultures Past and Present, 35
Robin Blyn, To Be or Not to Be a Humanist? Anthropological Stage Fright in the Age of Cultural Relativism, 59
Danièle Klapproth, Narrating Across Cultural Boundaries--or "Where Were Rocky's Father's Brothers?", 77
Patrick H. Vincent, The Professor and the Fox: Louis Agassiz, Henry David Thoreau and "The Two Cultures", 95
Lukas Bleichenbacher, "This is meaningless--It's in Russian": Multilingual Characters in Mainstream Movies, 111
Michael C. Prusse, "East is East" or Transcultural Cosmopolitanism? Positions on Cross-Cultural Encounters in Postcolonial Theory and in a Series of "Passages to India", 129
Maria Cambiaghi, Christine Brooke-Rose's Routes of Belonging: Remake
, 149
Susanne Pichler, Difference and Hybridity in Hanif Kureishi's The Buddha of Suburbia
, 165
Hartwig Isernhagen, "Clash of Civilizations", Or A Plea for Satire, 185
Notes on Contributors, 203
Index of Names, 207

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