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  Volume 14, Numbers 1-2, 2006

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Editor's Note

pp. 5-6


Egghead Blues: The Life of the Mind in the Land of Things

pp. 7-29

Marxism without Revolution: Towards a History of Discouragement

pp. 30-41

Can Hope Be Disappointed?: Contextualizing a Blochian Question

pp. 42-54

Sapere Aude?

pp. 55-67

Post-Deconstructive?: Negri, Derrida, and the Present State of Theory

pp. 68-80

American Art after September 11: A Consideration of the Twin Towers

pp. 81-97

The Emerging Authoritarianism in the United States: Political Culture under the Bush/Cheney Administration

pp. 98-151

Treatise on Militarism

pp. 152-168

Excavating the Future of Institutionality: An Open Letter to the University

pp. 169-182

Public Intellectuals, Inc.

pp. 183-196

The Future of Utopia

pp. 197-215

General Articles

The Question of Community in Deleuze and Guattari (I): Anti-Community

pp. 216-231

Literary Criticism for Places

pp. 232-251

"Centaur Meditating on a Saddle": Fabric and Function of the Narrative Voice in William Gaddis' JR

pp. 252-270

Becoming Transnational and Becoming Machinery in Francisco Goldman's The Ordinary Seamen

pp. 271-288


    Caesar, Terry.
  • The Work of Discipline, the Discipline of Work
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    Subject Headings:
    • Downing, David B., 1947- Knowledge contract: politics and paradigms in the academic workplace.
    • Universities and colleges -- Curricula.
    Moraru, Christian.
  • Touching: Proximity, Remove, and the Measure of Things
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    Subject Headings:
    • Derrida, Jacques. On touching, Jean-Luc Nancy.
    • Newton, Adam Zachary. Elsewhere: on belonging at a near distance : reading literary memoir from Europe and the Levant.
    • Nancy, Jean-Luc -- Criticism and interpretation.
    • European literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
    Drown, Eric.
  • Mental Labor and the Cultural Work of Agency Panic
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    Subject Headings:
    • Hoberek, Andrew, 1967- Twilight of the middle class: post-World War II American fiction and white-collar work.
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.


The Question of Writing Now: FC2 responds to Ben Marcus

pp. 316-318

Response to Harper's

p. 319

Some Difficulties with Difficulty

pp. 319-323

Taking Things for Granted

pp. 323-327

On Spinning One's Wheels

pp. 327-330

Beannacht libh

pp. 330-333

Book Notes

Cult Television (review)

pp. 334-335

Calling Cards: Theory and Practice in the Study of Race, Gender, and Culture (review)

pp. 335-336

On Jameson: From Postmodernism to Globalization (review)

pp. 337-338

Take Back Higher Education: Race, Youth, and the Crisis of Democracy in the Post-Civil Rights Era (review)

pp. 338-340

Authors Inc.: Literary Celebrity in the Modern United States, 1880-1980 (review)

pp. 340-342

I'm No Angel: The Blonde in Fiction and Film (review)

pp. 342-344

Dada Culture: Critical Texts on the Avant-Garde (review)

pp. 344-346

Scandalous Knowledge: Science, Truth and the Human (review)

pp. 346-348

Criticism and Ideology: A Study in Marxist Literary Theory (review)

pp. 348-350

Postcolonial Studies and Beyond (review)

pp. 350-352

In Senghor's Shadow: Art, Politics, and the Avant-Garde in Senegal, 1960-1995 (review)

pp. 352-353

Portents of the Real: A Primer for Post 9/11 America (review)

pp. 354-356

The Void of Ethics: Robert Musil and the Experience of Modernity (review)

pp. 356-358

Perversity and Ethics (review)

pp. 358-360

I'm the Teacher, You're the Student: A Semester in the University Classroom (review)

pp. 360-361

Sync or Swarm: Improvising Music in a Complex Age (review)

pp. 362-363

Spaces of Global Capitalism: Towards a Theory of Uneven Geographical Development (review)

pp. 363-365


Notes on Contributors

pp. 382-383

Research Areas


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