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  Volume 39, Issue 2-3, June/September 2013

Table of Contents

Readers’ Forum

Everybody Loves Imparfait: Academic Cultures of Imperfection

Everybody Loves Imparfait: Academic Cultures of Imperfection

pp. 1-5
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On David Bowie’s Perfect Imperfection, circa 1974

pp. 6-8
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Aesthetics, Value, and the Joy of Imperfections

pp. 9-12
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The Queer Art of Imperfection

pp. 13-15
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Mistaken Plaesures Pleasures

pp. 16-19
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Reflections on the Nature of Perfection

pp. 20-22
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Cinematographic Imperfection: The Art of Life in Film (On John Huston’s The Misfits, 1961)

pp. 23-29
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Remembering Roland McMaster

In Memoriam: Rowland McMaster (1928 to 2013)

pp. 31-42
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Why Read?

pp. 43-61
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Articles

Instructive Encounters

Grappling with Respect: Copway and Traill in a Conversation that Never Took Place

pp. 63-88
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Reading for the Other: Lessons from Karen Connelly’s The Lizard Cage

pp. 89-113
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On Lecturing and Being Beautiful: Zadie Smith, Elaine Scarry, and the Liberal Aesthetic

pp. 115-137
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The Extra/Ordinary

The Tropical Empire: Exotic Animals and Beastly Men in The Island of Doctor Moreau

pp. 139-159
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Giving the Mundane its Due: One (Fine) Day in the Life of the Everyday

pp. 161-180
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Recollected Histories

“As liuing now, equald theyr vertues then”: Early Modern Allusions, Boudicca, and the Failure of Monologic Historiographies

pp. 181-215
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The World After Progress: The Thomas Browne of W. G. Sebald

pp. 217-249
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Cutting into Diane Glancy’s Ghost Dance

pp. 251-275
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Research Areas

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