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Index

Accusation, 133, 135, 189, 205, 210

Affective fallacy, 4546

Affirmation, 128n.3, 14041

Aggressivity, 15961, 169, 175, 177, 181, 238. See also Self-aggressivity

Allegory, 2021

Ambivalence, 16869

Amor fati, 135, 14041

Anatomy, 198, 201, 204

Androgyny, 19799

Anthropology, 3, 66, 7071; and criticism, 30, 236; and ethics, 67; Kantian, 25

Anti-ethnocentricism, 73, 9394

Antisystem, 103, 123

Arbitrariness: of sign, 40, 41n, 18, 108, 119; of violence, 41

Aristotle, 18, 2123, 38; Nicomachean Ethics, 21, 63; Poetics, 21

Arnold, Matthew, 11, 11n.5

Asceticism, 13435, 138

Atheism, 131, 154

Authority, 129, 189

Authorship, 4, 8, 47, 65

Autonomy: human, 30, 71, 208; of language, 10, 2930, 37n.17; of literature, 2930; of will, 10, 129, 140, 143

Baym, Nina, 19293

Beardsley, Monroe C., 48, 5152, 5455, 6162

Beauty, 23, 26, 137

Bernini, Giovanni Lorenzo, 177; Ecstasy of Saint Theresa, 177, 184

Bible, 132, 147, 233

Biography, 16, 4751

Bloom, Harold, 60n.13, 227

Booth, Wayne C., 37n.17, 189, 189n.2

Castration, 170, 175, 181, 210, 211

Categorical imperative, 2526

Caws, Mary Ann, 229, 238

Character, 180, 192, 217; of critic, 11; of criticism, 113; defined, 5

Chodorow, Nancy, 192, 199

Choice. See Decision

Christ, 6, 195; martyrdom of, 13132, 14653

Christianity, 149, 15354, 157

Cixous, Hélène, 193, 205, 217, 219; “The Laugh of the Medusa,” 200

Community, 103, 157, 184, 20223, 229, 23739

Compassion, 191, 205

Conflict of interpretations, 6, 8

Consciousness, 10, 105, 117, 235. See also Self-consciousness

Crane, Ronald S., 61, 66

Crisis: of criticism, 14, 40; of literature, 18

Criticism: defined, 15, 42

Death, 116, 123, 18384; and language, 108, 108n.7, 119, 223

Death drive, 118, 161, 169, 195, 234; and Eros, 173, 184

Decision, 1, 13, 15, 35, 129, 132, 145, 218; and violence, 4142; and will, 13839

Deconstruction, 37, 7879, 98, 214n, 18; and nuclear criticism, 22425; and Romanticism, 106

Deferred action, 16467, 170, 17374, 177, 18384

De Kerckhove, Derrick, 235, 238

Deleuze, Gilles, 138, 155

De Man, Paul, 6, 9n.4, 12, 14, 17, 38, 47, 98123, 191, 194, 227; death of, 123n.10; theory of deconstruction, 109, 121; “The Resistance to Theory,” 1025, 11214; “The Rhetoric of Blindness,” 106n.6; The Rhetoric of Romanticism, 121; “The Rhetoric of Temporality,” 108; “Shelley Disfigured,” 114, 119

Derrida, Jacques, 8. 9n.4, 12, 6797, 101n.2, 101n.4; and de Man, 106n.6; and feminism, 21011; and nuclear criticism, 22327, 233, 238; Of Grammatology, 69, 73; “No Apocalypse, Not Now,” 22326; Spurs: Nietzsche's Styles, 210

Desire, 12730, 15357; in Lacan, 169; mimetic, 127, 145, 147, 15357, 233; in Nietzsche, 137

Devi, Mahasveta, 21112

Differance, 35, 81, 86, 96, 238; defined, 81

Difference, 73, 186, 203, 206; and differance, 23738; and equality, 191, 197; and evil, 80; in Nietzsche, 12627; sexual, 198, 200, 205, 211

Dionysus, 131, 148, 15051

Disappointment, 134, 137, 140

Disinterestedness, 1112, 26, 191

Education: and curriculum, 65n.16; liberal, 36, 40

Ego, 174, 180, 183, 206

Eliot, T. S., 5660; “Tradition and the Individual Talent,” 57

Elshtain, Jean Bethke, 195, 219

Equality, 28, 70, 202n.10; and difference, 19091, 197; ethical view of, 9596, 202; of sexes, 199, 200, 203

Eros, 161, 173, 184. See also Love

Essentialism, 65, 197

Eternal return, 96, 131, 134, 13841

Ethics: and aesthetics, 2325, 72; of criticism, defined 12; defined, 214; linguistic, 3, 33, 39; of reading, 1, 38

Ethnocentrism, 7172, 88, 92, 94

Ethnology, 4, 7172

Evil, 80, 95, 146

Exclusion, 4, 72, 103

Exemplification, 72, 105

Exile, 11, 11n.5. See also Victim

Expectation, 134, 13738, 140

Fantasy, 169, 170, 174; primal, 170

Feminist criticism, 8, 12, 186219, 228

Ferguson, Frances, 23435

Foucault, Michel, 12, 227; on ethics, 33n.14, 195; on the human, 25; on sexuality, 182n.10, 191; “The Discourse on Language,” 4; Madness and Civilization, 4, 33n.14; The Order of Things, 3, 4, 41n.18; The Use of Pleasure, 5, 33n.14, 182n.10; “What Is an Author?” 51, 58, 65

Freedom, 1617, 2429, 36, 135

Freud, Sigmund, 6, 38, 84, 127, 144, 148; and feminism, 198, 209, 21617; and literary theory, 1011, 49; and Nietzsche, 128n.3, 12930; on resistance, 1015; and Romanticism, 11517; on sexuality, 9n.4; on systematic thought, 103n.5; Beyond the Pleasure Principle, 161, 183, 235; Civilization and Its Discontents, 102, 116, 173; “Dostoevsky and Parricide,” 50; From the History of an Infantile Neurosis (Wolf Man), 170, 173, 17778; “Mourning and Melancholia,” 174, 206; Project for a Scientific Psychology, 16269, 180; “Resistances to Psycho-Analysis,” 1025, 117; “The Sexual Theories of Children,” 17173; Studies on Hysteria, 16769, 18081; Totem and Taboo, 148; “Why War?” 235n.7

Friedan, Betty, 189, 198

Frye, Northrop, 3537, 64

Gans, Eric, 72n.2, 144, 144n.8

Gender, 19899

Genealogy, 10, 143; of character, 910

Girard, Rene, 56, 12, 12627, 14458, 191, 195, 238; on Hamlet, 22933; on narcissism, 20910; on Plato, 1920, 37n.17; he Bouc émissaire, 153; Deceit, Desire, and the Novel, 146, 155n.10; “Dionysus Versus the Crucified,” 144, 148, 151, 153; “Strategies of Madness,” 147; “The Underground Critic,” 154

God, 136, 146, 204; death of, 152

Hazard, 86, 87, 90

Hegel, G. W. F., 38, 131, 161

Heidegger, Martin, 101, 10n.4, 137, 225

Heilbrun, Carolyn, 187, 197, 219

Hirsch, E. D. Jr., 46, 6065; The Aims of Interpretation, 61, 64

History, 10, 108, 114, 122

Hitler, Adolf, 117, 133

Homer, 20, 40, 142

Human: 12, 67, 108, 124, 154, 225, 23640; contempt of, 133, 14041; and ethics, 14, 110; as explanatory category, 3, 46, 69; and language, 4

Humanism, 37, 225, 23637, 239; and feminism, 21719

Humanity, 70, 78, 15758; death of ("Death of Man"), 2, 45, 125, 156; and feminism, 217219

Human Sciences, 4, 40, 125

Hysteria, 162, 165n.3, 16970, 204, 208

Identification, 169, 174, 181

Impersonality (theory of), 48, 5760

Inequality, 7, 63, 70, 81, 188; sexual, 205

Intention, 8, 47, 6061

Intentional fallacy, 4546, 48

Intertextuality, 45, 57

Irigaray, Luce, 202n.10, 2045, 207, 219; L'Ethique de la difference sexuelle, 189, 204; This Sex Which Is Not One, 2023

Judaism, 102, 140

Judgment, 35, 36, 39, 139. See also Decision

Justice, 1920, 22

Kant, Immanuel, 2328, 28n.11, 38, 131, 139, 234; on autonomy, 10, 6364; on pluralism, 3031; The Critique of Judgement, 23, 44

Kaufmann, Walter, 13637

Keats, John, 9, 10514, 116, 12021; death of, 107, 114; martyrdom of, 1057, 110, 112; Endymion, 109; The Fall of Hyperion, 110, 113; “Ode on a Grecian Urn,” 108; “This Living Hand,” 111, 113

Kofman, Sarah, 20811, 21617, 219

Kolodny, Annette, 190, 219

Kristeva, Julia, 3234, 32n.13, 3637, 205; “The Ethics of Linguistics,” 3234; “Women's Time,” 32n.13

Lacan, Jacques, 61, 15987, 195, 199; “Aggressivity in Psychoanalysis,” 161; Encore, 178; L'Ethique de la psychanalyse, 166, 177, 17980; The Four Fundamental Concepts of Psychoanalysis, 169, 176, 183; De la psychose paranoïaque, 181

Language, 30, 77, 80, 112, 123, 200; and ethics, 68, 97; and self, 2, 155; and unconscious, 184, 235; and violence, 7, 9, 29, 33, 52, 73, 75, 84, 9495, 108, 118, 159, 223, 226, 233

Laplanche, Jean, 16465, 175

Lentricchia, Frank, 44, 64

Lévi-Strauss, Claude, 8, 9n.4, 12, 6797; Le Regard éloigné, 70; The Savage Mind, 78; Tristes Tropiques, 73, 84; La Vie familiale et sociale des Indiens Nambikwara, 84, 89; “A Writing Lesson,” 7380, 84, 87, 89, 91, 93

Literature, 42, 146, 186, 220, 233, 240; and ethics, 6567; and life, 4142, 221; and nuclear epoch, 22425; politics of, 8

Logocentrism, 71, 94

Love, 109, 201, 202; Other, 202. See also Eros

Lukács, Georg, 5, 11, 11n.5

McCanles, Michael, 223, 235

Madness, 3, 8, 147

Marginality, 12, 3233, 33n, 14, 70, 22, 89, 104, 112, 114, 152, 187, 196, 202; and deconstruction, 98, 121; of literature, 42, 236; politics of 187, 190, 196, 202; and Romanticism, 1067

Martyrdom, 28, 99, 11617, 119, 121, 123; of Christ, 131, 149, See also Self-martyrdom

Masochism, 165, 176

Mastery, 137, 142, 218

Miller, J. Hillis, 1, 3739, 37n.17, 227, 230; “The Ethics of Reading,” 26

Mirror phase, 160, 174, 181

Mitchell, Juliet, 199, 205

Myth, 76, 80

Narcissism, 116, 118, 160, 17475, 175n.4, 181; and feminism, 2089, 211

Nature, 72, 7880, 93, 108; and culture, 69, 94

Nazis, 133, 136, 144, 152

Necessity, 38, 235

New Criticism, 8, 10, 16, 30, 34, 44- 26

Nietzsche, Friedrich, 1012, 59, 12458, 223; on character, 56, 12829, 128n.3, 13435, 137, 14950; and feminism, 20911; and Judeo-Christianity, 125, 12933, 141, 14344, 15051, 157; on knowledge, 227, 12930, 13435, 141, 146; madness of, 14748, 150, 153; and pluralism, 3032; on prison-house of language, 9596; The Birth of Tragedy, 156; Ecce Homo, 132, 135; The Gay Science, 135, 148; On the Genealogy of Morals, 10, 131; Thus Spoke Zarathustra, 133, 146; “On Truth and Lie in the Extra-Moral Sense,” 31

Nihilism, 140, 146, 21819; defined, 105; as psychological phase, 13435, 138, 21819

Nuclear criticism, 8, 9n.4, 22040; defined, 22123, 22728

Opposition, 77, 95, 210; binary, 78, 80, 83, 200

Overman, 6, 31, 125n.1, 127, 12930, 141, 211

Paranoia, 72, 77, 81, 181

Persecution, 142, 149; and desire, 127, 145; and feminism, 191, 205; romanticized, 19394, 207, 216

Pity, 13233

Plato, 10, 14, 16, 1821, 24, 26, 27n.10, 3336, 56, 220, 22223; Republic, 1921

Pleasure principle, 178, 183

Pluralism: human, 10, 24, 3031, 36, 186, 190, 203, 211; linguistic, 32, 24, 3639, 37n.17, 105, 179, 222

Poète maudit, 107, 206

Poetic justice, 16, 21516

Poetry, 1819, 27

Poststructuralism, 3536, 45, 57, 233

Prejudice, 7, 71, 9496, 192, 210

Primal scene, 162, 16970, 173, 181. See also Fantasy, primal

Proper name, 72, 8389, 91

Psychoanalysis, 4, 12728, 15985; and feminism, 198206. See also Freud, Sigmund

Psychology, 12829

Ransom, John Crowe, 46, 57, 63

Relativism, 62, 65n.16, 95, 146

Religion, 13031, 145, 15455

Repression, 169, 18083, 206; of violence, 176, 176n.6

Resentment, 124, 14045; causes of, 133; defined, 134, 143; and self, 130, 133, 142, 143, 144, 160

Revenge, 124, 128, 13335, 138, 218

Rhetoric, 100, 103, 125; of marginality, 72, 93, 194

Ritual, 77, 145

Romantic individuality, 33, 34n.14, 22, 105

Romanticism, 55, 6263, 106n.6, 120, 122, 13132; ethics of, 40, 1056, 112, 11416; and language, 2730; and victimary attitude, 151, 207

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 12, 6797, 117, 214; ethics of, 7, 6364, 106, 106n.6; in Nietzsche, 132, 152; in Shelley, 27n.10, 115; The Confessions, 70; Discourse on the Origins and Foundations of Inequality among Men, 70; Julie, 77; The Reveries of the Solitary Walker, 70; The Social Contract, 70, 77; The Solitaries, 77

Sacrifice, 111n.8, 122, 203

Said, Edward W., 3, 3n.3, 1112, 11n.5, 47

Saint Theresa of Avila, 178, 181

Scapegoat, 145, 23133

Schiller, Friedrich, 28, 28n.11; On the Aesthetic Education of Man, 28, 28n.11

Self, 105, 129, 162, 174, 206, 218; and deconstruction, 109, 11213; and will, 136, 139

Self-aggressivity, 160, 175, 183. See also Aggressivity

Self-consciousness, 113, 128, 130, 236, 157; resentful, 134, 144. See also Consciousness

Self-discipline, 134, 137, 150

Self-martyrdom, 105, 109, 112, 114, 117, 118

Self-reflexivity, 107n.6, 174

Self-sacrifice, 58, 142

Sexuality, 6, 161, 164, 169, 183, 198, 205; and aggressivity, 177, 180; and interpretation, 17374

Sexual organs, 2067, 209; female, 208n.14, 209, 212, 216; male, 204

Sexual theories (of children), 169176, 185

Shakespeare, William, 228233; Hamlet, 228233, 229n.5

Shelley, Percy Bysshe, 27n.10, 28, 11420; death of, 119, 121; A Defence of Poetry, 27n.10; The Triumph of Life, 114, 117, 120n.9, 121, 123

Showalter, Elaine, 188, 207, 219; “Toward a Feminist Poetics,” 187, 194

Slave morality, 12526, 195, 211

Socrates, 132, 151

Spivak, Gayatri, 190, 21117, 214n.18, 219

Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 19293, 196; Uncle Tom's Cabin, 192

Structuralism, 77, 94, 176

Suffering, 1058, 108n.7, 116, 121, 131, 143, 14950, 176, 192; as commodity, 12, 194

Sympathy, 105, 1089, 113, 116, 121; feminine, 192, 203

System, 98, 103, 103n.5, 11214, 119; will to, 99

Taste, 24, 28

Todestrieb. See Death drive

Tokenism, 18990

Tompkins, Jane, 46, 192

Totalitarianism, 24, 41, 136; and language, 33, 38; and literary theory, 100, 113; in Plato, 19, 19n.4, 26

Tragedy, 2122, 131, 156

Trauma, 162, 164, 169, 176

Unconscious, 1011, 102, 123, 127, 128n.3, 146, 15785, 201; and language, 159, 183; nuclear, 23435; and pluralism, 17980; and violence, 17374, 23435

Undecidability, 3940, 81, 203, 22930

Vengeance. See Revenge

Victim, 72, 132, 192, 214, 216, 234; ethics of, 14243, 19495; position of, 111, 14952; as woman, 2078. See also Victimary attitude

Victimary attitude, 12, 14143, 15051, 165, 19596, 212

Victimizer, 72, 150

Violence, 18, 20, 22, 26, 68, 80, 8384, 105, 138, 171, 205, 217, 223, 237; and Christianity, 149, 15254; defined, 7; and desire, 12628, 14445, 147; and ethics, 59, 32, 3839, 92; and feminism, 193, 205, 217; forms of, 7, 8384; interpersonal, 82, 84, 92; and literature, 21, 24; reality of, 176, 176n.6, 181. See also Aggressivity; Language (and violence)

Wagner, Richard, 131, 147

War, 8384, 124, 136, 220, 226, 233, 235

Wellek, René, 14, 17

Will, 13739, 141, 157; and ethics, 10; suppression of, 12729, 128n.3

Will to power, 3031, 96, 125, 130, 13638, 142, 14748

Wimsatt, W. K., 3435, 48, 5152, 5455, 59, 6162, 68

Wordsworth, William, 2829; Preface to Lyrical Ballads, 27n.10

Writing, 71, 7374, 76; feminine, 190, 201

Zarathustra, 13436, 13941

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