restricted access   Volume 19, Numbers 1-2, 2011

Table of Contents


Editor’s Note

pp. 5-6


Theorizing Hunger

pp. 7-9

To Eat Is a Compromise”: Theory, Identity, and Dietary Politics after Kafka

pp. 11-16

Nourishing the Hunger of the Other: A Rapprochement between Levinas and Darwin

pp. 17-33

Modernity, Madness, Disenchantment: Don Quixote’s Hunger

pp. 35-53

Tasteless Beckett: Towards an Aesthetics of Hunger

pp. 55-73

Hunger and the Apocalypse of Modernity in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road

pp. 75-93

From the Aesthetics of Hunger to the Cosmetics of Hunger in Brazilian Cinema: Meirelles’ City of God

pp. 95-106

Hungry Ironies in the French Antilles

pp. 107-117

Hunger, Emotions, and Sport: A Biocultural Approach

pp. 119-142

Aesthetics of Hunger: (In)fusion Approach, Literature, and the Other

pp. 143-157

Feeding Hunger: Three Things I Take for Granted about Food—and Shouldn’t

pp. 159-171

General Articles

Magritte, Cladel, and The Tomb of the Wrestlers: Roses, Daggers, and Love in Interarts Discourse

pp. 173-190

Herman Melville’s Pierre; or, The Ambiguities and Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park: The Imperial Violence of the Novel of Manners

pp. 191-230

Toni Morrison’s Beloved: Space, Architecture, Trauma

pp. 231-245

Attraction, Death, and Digital Jouissance in Robert Coover’s A Night at the Movies

pp. 247-267

Ethics Not Happiness: A House Is Not a Holmes

pp. 269-287

“Where She Comes From”: Mindreading in Levring’s The King is Alive

pp. 289-304


The Postmodern Guise of Christ

pp. 305-316

In Praise of Excess

pp. 317-323

Who Wants the Liberal Arts?

pp. 325-328

Under Construction: “World Literature” in the Twenty-First Century

pp. 329-338

Post-Pinochet: Dorfman (and McClennan’s) Quest for an Aesthetics

pp. 339-343


The Wages of Globalization: An Interview with Lisa Lowe

pp. 345-359

The Drag of Masculinity: An Interview with Judith “Jack” Halberstam

pp. 361-380

Book Notes

Badiou and Deleuze Read Literature (review)

pp. 381-382

Feminist Theory in Pursuit of the Public: Women and the Re-privatization of Labor (review)

pp. 383-385

Derrida and Lacan: Another Writing (review)

pp. 385-387

Little Did I Know: Excerpts from Memory (review)

pp. 387-390

Good Faith Collaboration: The Culture of Wikipedia (review)

pp. 390-392

Education Out of Bounds: Reimagining Cultural Studies for a Posthuman Age (review)

pp. 392-395

Mens et Mania: The MIT Nobody Knows (review)

pp. 395-397

Teaching Narrative Theory (review)

pp. 397-399

Nietzsche, Psychology, and First Philosophy (review)

pp. 400-401

Freud Upside Down: African American Literature and Psychoanalytic Culture (review)

pp. 402-404

Chronicles of Consensual Times (review)

pp. 404-406

Freud’s Mexico: Into the Wilds of Psychoanalysis (review)

pp. 406-409

Being and Becoming Visible: Women, Performance, and Visual Culture (review)

pp. 409-411

Hatred and Forgiveness (review)

pp. 411-414

The Sacrament of Language: An Archaeology of the Oath (review)

pp. 414-416

Notes on Contributors

pp. 418-420