restricted access   Volume 40, Number 2, October 2016

Table of Contents


Trusting the Author: On Narrative Tension and the Puzzle of Audience Anxiety

pp. 325-346

Kantian Anti-Theodicy and Job’s Sincerity

pp. 347-365

Sade’s Ethics of Emotional Restraint: Aline et Valcour Midway between Sentimentality and Apathy

pp. 366-382

Foucault and Kripke on the Proper Names of Authors

pp. 383-398

Only Connect: Moral Judgment, Embodiment, and Hypocrisy in Howards End

pp. 399-414

“Thick” Aesthetic Emotions and the Autonomy of Art

pp. 415-430

Irony as a Way of Life: Svevo, Kierkegaard, and Psychoanalysis

pp. 431-445

In Focus: Cavell in Words

Lateness and the Inhospitable in Stanley Cavell and Don DeLillo

pp. 446-464

Six Scenes of Instruction in Stanley Cavell’s Little Did I Know

pp. 465-479

Two-Part Invention: Voices from Augustine’s The Teacher and Samuel Beckett’s Endgame

pp. 480-494

Symposium: Self-Identity

Joining the Past to the Future: The Autobiographical Self in The Things They Carried

pp. 495-510

“I Know Who I Am”: Don Quixote, Self-Fashioning, and the Humanness of Ordinary Identity

pp. 511-525

Narrative, Identity, and the Disunity of Life

pp. 526-548

Notes and Fragments

Refusing Disenchantment: Romanticism, Criticism, Philosophy

pp. 549-557

The Postmodern Split: Poetry, Theory, and the Metaphysics That Would Not Die

pp. 558-568

Critical Discussions

A Critical Review of Derek Matravers’s Fiction and Narrative

pp. 569-578


Oedipus the Tyrant: A View of Catharsis in Eight Sentences

pp. 579-580