restricted access   Volume 15, Issue 3, Fall 2009

Table of Contents

“The Period after 1989”

pp. 319-323

Nineteen Eighty-Four (and-Five): A Brit Looks Back

pp. 324-330


pp. 331-335


pp. 336-339


Introduction: The Promise of Apathy

pp. 340-347

Intuitions of Fittingness

pp. 348-364

Wittgensteinian “Quietism”

pp. 365-372

The “Phantasmodesty” of Henry Adams

pp. 373-394

Quietism from the Side of Happiness: Tolstoy, Schopenhauer, War and Peace

pp. 395-411

The Lack of Repose

pp. 412-437

Poetry and Fiction

Six Poems

pp. 438-467

From Poison, Shadow, and Farewell

pp. 468-471

Misunderstanding: A Typology of Performance

pp. 472-500


What’s Wrong with Democracy? From Athenian Practice to American Worship (review)

p. 501

The Declaration of Independence: A Global History (review)

pp. 501-502

Nongovernmental Politics (review)

p. 503

The Nation and Its Ruins: Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece (review)

pp. 503-504

Europe between the Oceans, 9000 BC–AD 1000 (review)

pp. 504-505

Ocean of Reasoning: A Great Commentary on Nagarjuna’s Mulamadhyamakakarika (review)

p. 505

Soul and Other Stories (review)

p. 506

The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin’s Russia (review)

pp. 506-507

The Unthought Debt: Heidegger and the Hebraic Heritage (review)

pp. 507-508

Blood and Soil: A World History of Genocide and Extermination from Sparta to Darfur (review)

p. 508

Where Have All the Soldiers Gone? The Transformation of Modern Europe (review)

p. 509

The Book of Psalms: A Translation with Commentary (review)

pp. 509-510

Reading Orientalism: Said and the Unsaid (review)

p. 510

Postcolonial Disorders (review)

pp. 510-511

Worlds at War: The 2,500 Year Struggle between East and West (review)

p. 511

Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond (review)

p. 512

For Prophet and Tsar: Islam and Empire in Russia and Central Asia (review)

pp. 512-513

EIMI: A Journey through Soviet Russia (review)

p. 514

New Writings of William Hazlitt (review)

p. 514

The Great Transformation of Musical Taste: Concert Programming from Haydn to Brahms (review)

p. 515

W. A. Mozart (review)

pp. 515-516

The Architecture of Happiness (review)

p. 516

A Theory of Craft: Function and Aesthetic Expression (review)

p. 517

The Other Virgil: “Pessimistic” Readings of the Aeneid in Early Modern Culture (review)

pp. 517-518

Rumble, Young Man, Rumble (review)

p. 518

Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece (review)

pp. 518-519

The Crusades and the Christian World of the East: Rough Tolerance (review)

pp. 519-520

Things That Talk: Object Lessons from Art and Science (review)

pp. 520-521

Used Books: Marking Readers in Renaissance England (review)

pp. 521-522

Depression: Financial, Post-manic, and Floral

pp. 523-532


Notes on Contributors

pp. 533-538