restricted access   Volume 42, Number 2, 2013 (Issue 131)

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Does Literature Matter?

Guest Editor: Ranjan Ghosh

Rendezvous with the Scholar-Gipsy

pp. 3-11

Literature Matters Today

pp. 12-32

Literature: the "Mattering" and the Matter

pp. 33-47

Conditional Goods and Self-Fulfilling Prophecies: How Literature (as a Whole) Could Matter Again

pp. 48-60

Art and Value: An Essay in Three Voices

pp. 61-79

Appreciating Appreciation

pp. 80-98

Aesthetic Matters: Literature and the Politics of Disorientation

pp. 99-113

Does the Study of English Matter?: Fiction and Customary Knowledge

pp. 114-127

Ethics, Stories and Reading

pp. 128-140


Black Rain: The Apocalyptic Aesthetic and the Spectator's Ethical Challenge in (Israeli) Theater

pp. 141-158


Surrealism and the Art of Crime by Jonathan P. Eburne (review)

pp. 159-163

The Emergence of Mind: Representations of Consciousness in Narrative Discourse in English ed. by David Herman (review)

pp. 164-172

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

pp. 173-178


pp. 179-180