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  • Contributors

Jennifer Bajorek currently teaches literature and philosophy in the Rhetoric department of the University of California, Berkeley, where she is Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities. The essay appearing here is excerpted from a larger study on the relationship between irony and capital.

Steven Crowell is Joseph and Joanna Nazro Mullen Professor of Philosophy and Professor of German Studies at Rice University. He is the author of Husserl, Heidegger, and the Space of Meaning (2001) and of numerous articles on figures and issues in continental philosophy. With Burt Hopkins he edits the New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy. Crowell's current reserach concerns the existential grounds of normativity.

Joanne Faulkner is a doctoral candidate in the Philosophy Program, La Trobe University, Melbourne. Her thesis addresses the relation of affect between readers and the texts they read, with special attention to interpretations of Nietzsche. She has published articles in Contretemps and Minerva.

Derek Schilling teaches in the French Department of Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He is the author of Mémoires du quotidien: Les lieux de Perec and a forthcoming study on filmmaker Eric Rohmer.

Suzanne R. Stewart-Steinberg teaches Italian Studies in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University. She is the author of Sublime Surrender: Male Masochism at the Fin de Siècle (1997). [End Page 95]