Volume 43, Number 3, 2014 (Issue 135)

Table of Contents

The Archimedean Point in Modernity

Guest Editors: Jocelyn Holland & Edgar Landgraf


The Archimedean Point: From Fixed Positions to the Limits of Theory

pp. 3-11

Sailing Ships and Firm Ground: Archimedean Points and Platforms

pp. 12-26

Archimedean Points in a Network of Cosmological Metaphors: Fontenelle, Locke, Fichte, and Kant

pp. 27-45

The Romantic Circumstance: Novalis between Kittler and Luhmann

pp. 46-66

Rhetorical Humanism vs. Object-Oriented Ontology: The Ethics of Archimedean Points and Levers

pp. 67-87

Circling the Archimedean Viewpoint: Observations of Physiology in Nietzsche and Luhmann

pp. 88-106


Madness and the Night of the Poetic Community: The Just Desert of Malika Mokeddem’s Century of Locusts

pp. 107-119

February 13: Paul Celan’s Political, Spiritual and Poetical Anarchies

pp. 120-138

At the Aphasiac’s Table: Archive Anxiety.docx

pp. 139-155


Causeries, or Critical Chit-Chat, or A Gift for Slighting the Gifted

pp. 156-164

The Creolization of Theory ed. by Françoise Lionnet and Shu-mei Shih (review)

pp. 165-170

French Global: A New Approach to Literary History ed. by Christie McDonald and Susan Rubin Suleiman (review)

pp. 171-176

Screening Morocco: Contemporary Film in a Changing Society by Valérie K. Orlando (review)

pp. 177-180


pp. 181-182