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  Volume 31, Number 1, Winter 2000

Table of Contents

From: New Literary History

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From the Editors

pp. 1-4

Wolfgang Iser's Aesthetic Politics: Reading as Fieldwork

pp. 7-12

Restaging the Reception of Iser's Early Work, Or Sides Not Taken in Discussions of the Aesthetic

pp. 13-43

"Staging as an Anthropological Category"

pp. 45-56

The Way of the Chameleon in Iser, Beckett, and Yeats: Figuring Death and the Imaginary in The Fictive and the Imaginary

pp. 57-71

"If only I were not obliged to manifest": Iser's Aesthetics of Negativity

pp. 73-89

A "Figure" in Iser's "Carpet"

pp. 91-104

The Four Sides of Reading: Paradox, Play, and Autobiographical Fiction in Iser and Rilke

pp. 105-128

The "Imaginary" and Its Enemies

pp. 129-162

Iser's Anthropological Reception of the Philosophical Tradition

pp. 163-174

The Search for Distance: Negation and Negativity in Wolfgang Iser's Literary Theory

pp. 175-210

The Politics of Play: The Social Implications of Iser's Aesthetic Theory

pp. 211-223


pp. 225-226

Books Received

pp. 227-229

Research Areas


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