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This international triennial journal publishes scholarly essays in three areas: literature informed by historical understandings, historical writings considered as literature philosophy and philosophy of history, with an interest in Hegel.

Articles from Vol. 31, No. 2, Winter

God's Chosen People: Mormon Representations of Judaism and the Jewish Other in Holocaust literature.(Critical Essay)
Mormonism has struggled to form a unified doctrine regarding Judaism and Jewish identity since its founding in the early nineteenth century. On Sunday morning, October 24, 1840, ten years after the founding of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...
On Development: World, Limit, translation.(Critical Essay)
Martha Nussbaum and Seyla Benhabib have raised the question of how the Western subject might engage with the non-Western other in a nonimperialistic fashion. However, both of these feminist thinkers propose a universalist framework, consistent with...
Stranger Than Fiction: Historical "Truth" in Malamud's the Fixer and Samuel's Blood Accusation.(Critical Essay)
The body of the Russian boy was discovered in a cave near the Jewish-operated brick factory during the Passover of 1911, almost completely drained of blood. On these "basic facts" all sides agreed. They even concurred that the corpse's forty-seven...