Introduction: Rereading, Re-turning and the Quest of the Political

Published: May 1, 2008
poststructuralism deconstruction postcolonialism politics of reading cultural critique ecosystem humanities comparative literature
Mata Dimakopoulou
Mina Karavanta

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Mata Dimakopoulou, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Mata Dimakopoulou is a Lecturer in the Faculty of English Studies, University of Athens.Her research to date focuses on the American dialogue with the contintental avant-gardes in the 20th century. Publications include articles on Max Ernst, Joseph Cornell, John Ashbery, and the Little Magazine Broom; forthcoming publications include book chapters on Surrealist periodical publications in New York.
Mina Karavanta, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Mina Karavanta is Associate Professor in the Faculty of English Studies, University of Athens. She is co-editor with Nina Morgan (Kennesaw State University) of Edward Said and Jacques Derrida: Reconstellating Humanism and the Global Hybrid (CSP, 2009); co-editor with Bessie Dendrinos & Bessie Mitsikopoulou of New Englishes, a special issue of EJES (2008); and co-author with Giovanna Covi et al. of ReSisters in Conversation (Raw Nerve 2006). As one of the co-ordinators of Interculturality/ReSisters (ATHENA III), she is currently co-editing with Giovanna Covi and Joan Anim-Addo a collection of essays on gender and interculturality.
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