Volume 39, October 2015

Table of Contents

Editor’s Column: Reading Enjoyment

pp. 1-5
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Enjoyment

The First Gram of Jouissance: Lacan on Genet’s Le balcon

pp. 6-21
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The Sculptural Iconography of Feminine Jouissance: Lacan’s Reading of Bernini’s Saint Teresa in Ecstasy

pp. 22-46
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Enjoyment Beyond the Pleasure Principle: Antigone, Julian of Norwich, and the Use of Pleasures

pp. 47-63
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From Enjoyment to Refusal: Marcuse, Psychoanalysis, and the Condition of Affluent Capitalism

pp. 64-79
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The Price of Knowledge: Hysterical Discourse in Anti-Michael Moore Documentaries

pp. 80-100
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Accumulation and Enjoyment on Mulholland Drive

pp. 101-115
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“I’ll Have What She’s Having”: Fake Orgasm, Affectation, and Other S(t)imulations

pp. 116-134
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The Semen in the Subject: Deferral of Enjoyment and the Postmodernist Taoist Ars Erotica

pp. 135-152
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Obscene Hungers: Eating and Enjoying Nightwood and Ulysses

pp. 153-170
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“Dread name of love”: The Perverse Aesthetics of Enjoyment as Disgust in Barnes and Beckett

pp. 171-195
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Higher Pleasure: In Defense of Academic Hedonism

pp. 196-207
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General Articles

Paired Repetition as a Formulaic Element in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

pp. 208-226
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Locating Rosalía de Castro within European Romanticism: Sympathetic Reading, “Immediate Knowledge,” and the Vernacular Poetics of John Clare

pp. 227-251
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Genji and Faust: A Comparative Reading

pp. 252-274
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The Permanence of an Ephemeral Pain: Dialectics of Remembrance in Two Novels of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

pp. 275-293
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National Identity in Global Times: Therapy and Satire in Contemporary Israeli Film and Literature

pp. 294-312
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The Straussian Reception of Plato and Nationalism in China

pp. 313-334
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“I undo you, Master”: Uncomfortable Encounters in the Work of Kara Walker

pp. 335-354
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Review Essays

Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital by Vivek Chibber (review)

pp. 355-364
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Ricoeur, Literature and Imagination by Sophie Vlacos (review)

pp. 364-389
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Dying Modern: A Meditation on Elegy by Diana Fuss (review)

pp. 389-399
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Reviews

Genealogies of Fiction: Women Warriors and the Dynastic Imagination in the Orlando Furioso by Eleonora Stoppino (review)

pp. 400-402
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Corporate Humanities in Higher Education: Moving Beyond the Neoliberal Academy by Jeffrey Di Leo (review)

pp. 402-404
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Postcolonial Italy: Challenging National Homogeneity ed. by Cristina Lombardi-Diop and Caterina Romeo (review)

pp. 405-407
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Odyssean Identities in Modern Cultures ed. by Hunter Gardner and Sheila Murnaghan (review)

pp. 407-409
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The Signifying Eye: Seeing Faulkner’s Art by Candace Waid (review)

pp. 409-411
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Literary Theory in the 21st Century: Theory Renaissance by Vincent B. Leitch (review)

pp. 412-415
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Spinoza for Our Time: Politics and Postmodernity by Antonio Negri (review)

pp. 415-418
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In Stereotype: South Asia in the Global Literary Imaginary by Mrinalini Chakravorty (review)

pp. 418-420
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Christian Fundamentalism and the Culture of Disenchantment by Paul Maltby (review)

pp. 420-425
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Modernism and Christianity by Erik Tonning (review)

pp. 425-427
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The Rutledge Prize 2014: For Graduate Students Giving Papers at the SCLA Conference

pp. 428-429
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