restricted access   Volume 36, Number 1, April 2012

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note

pp. iv-v


Revenge, Poetic Justice, Resentment, and The Golden Rule

pp. 1-16

Avoiding the Speed of Science: The Nonquest for the New in Literary Studies

pp. 17-36

The Devil, the Master-Criminal, and the Re-enchantment of the World (On The Usual Suspects)

pp. 37-57

Film Studies and The Biocultural Turn

pp. 58-78

Nietzsche, Shaw, Stoppard: Theater and Philosophy in the British Tradition

pp. 79-95

The Failed Reader: Keats’s “Brain-Sick” Endymion

pp. 96-110

Dante’s Deconstruction and Reconstruction of Prophetic Voice and Vision in the Malebolge (Inferno XVIII–XXIII)

pp. 111-121

Symposium: Philosophical Shakespeare

Conceiving Ambiguity: Dynamic Mindreading in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

pp. 122-135

Shakespeare’s Political Philosophy: A Debt to Plato in Timon of Athens

pp. 136-152

“I Stumbled When I Saw”: Interpreting Gloucester’s Blindness in King Lear

pp. 153-165

Scaling the Deputy: Equity and Mercy in Measure for Measure

pp. 166-182

Body-Mind Aporia in the Seizure of Othello

pp. 183-186

Notes and Fragments

Plato on Mimesis and Mirrors

pp. 187-195

The Zoo Keeper’s Strife: Will Self’s Psychiatric Fictions

pp. 196-208

Daydreamings on the Book

pp. 209-212

Creative Directions

Art in Life / Life In Art: Thoughts and Maxims

pp. 213-228

Readers' Responses

Misreadings: Steiner and Lewis on Wittgenstein and Shakespeare

pp. 229-237

Wittgenstein, Shakespeare, and Metaphysical Wit

pp. 238-248

Critical Discussions

Neuroscience at the Playhouse

pp. 249-262


Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave, and Exterminate Others (review)

pp. 263-265

Literature, Analytically Speaking: Explorations in the Theory of Interpretation, Analytic Aesthetics, and Evolution, and: Of Literature and Knowledge: Explorations in Narrative Thought Experiments, Evolution, and Game Theory (review)

pp. 265-269