restricted access   Volume 18, Numbers 1-2, 2010

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

pp. 5-6


Strange Emotions in Contemporary Theory

pp. 7-14

Kant with Michael Fried: Feeling, Absorption, and Interiority in the Critique of Judgment

pp. 15-30

Psychoanalysis as Spirituality

pp. 31-46

A Thymotic Left?: Peter Sloterdijk and the Psychopolitics of Ressentiment

pp. 47-64

A Passion for Plot: Prolegomena to Affective Narratology

pp. 65-81

Living “As and Where We Are”: Feeling and the Emotions as Situated Poetics

pp. 83-98

Is Love an Emotion?: Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and Antony and Cleopatra

pp. 99-130

Interrogating the Soliloquist: Does It Really Go without Saying?

pp. 131-154

The Virtue of Blushing: Assimilating Anxiety into Shame in Haneke’s Caché

pp. 155-170

Loving the Other in 1970s Harlem: Race, Space, and Place in Aaron Loves Angela

pp. 171-188

E. L. Doctorow’s Vicious Eroticism: Dangerous Affect in The Book of Daniel

pp. 189-217

Uneasy Work

pp. 219-227

Diary of a Retirement

pp. 229-246

Critical Emoticons

pp. 247-249

General Articles

The Open Access Debate

pp. 251-260

Re-marking the Ultratranscendental in Moby-Dick

pp. 261-279


To Save Academe

pp. 281-292

French Theory: The Movie

pp. 293-303

Religious Skeptic

pp. 305-308

Reinventing a Past: Historical Author Figures in Recent Postmodern Fiction

pp. 309-315

America the Hopeless

pp. 317-321

Works of Violent Love

pp. 323-326

What We Think about When We Think about Fictional Characters

pp. 327-332

The Economy of Fear

pp. 333-336

Secularity and the Church in the Novel of the Third Republic

pp. 337-341

Business Cards and Unions

pp. 343-348


True Stories: An Interview with Lee Gutkind

pp. 349-366

The Prurient Detective: An Interview with Wayne Koestenbaum

pp. 367-382

Book Notes

Postmodern American Literature and Its Other (review)

pp. 383-385

What Is Emotion? History, Measures, and Meanings (review)

pp. 385-387

Hijacking Sustainability: Capitalism, Militarism, and the Struggle for Collective Life (review)

pp. 387-389

In the Neighborhood of Zero: A World War I Memoir (review)

pp. 389-391

Does Ethics Have a Chance in a World of Consumers? (review)

pp. 392-394

How the University Works: Higher Education and the Low-Wage Nation (review)

pp. 394-396

Chaosophy: Texts and Interviews 1972–1977 (review)

pp. 396-398

The Ethics of Computer Games (review)

pp. 398-400

Policing Narratives and the State of Terror (review)

pp. 400-402

Enduring Words: Literary Narrative in a Changing Media Ecology (review)

pp. 402-404

Reason, Faith, and Revolution: Reflections on the God Debate (review)

pp. 405-407

Violent Affect: Literature, Cinema, and Critique after Representation (review)

pp. 407-409

The Task of Cultural Critique (review)

pp. 409-411

The New American Exceptionalism (review)

pp. 411-413

Otherwise Occupied: Pedagogies of Alterity and the Brahmanization of Theory (review)

pp. 413-415

Supersizing the Mind: Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive Extension (review)

pp. 415-417

Globalization and the Post-Creole Imagination: Notes on Fleeing the Plantation (review)

pp. 417-419

Žižek’s Ontology: A Transcendental Materialist Theory of Subjectivity (review)

pp. 419-421

Romanticism after Auschwitz (review)

pp. 421-423

Beyond Cyberpunk: New Critical Perspectives (review)

pp. 424-425

Hollywood Incoherent: Narration in Seventies Cinema (review)

pp. 426-427

God, Philosophy, Universities: A Selective History of the Catholic Philosophical Tradition (review)

pp. 428-429


Notes on Contributors

pp. 431-433