restricted access   Volume 23, Issue 1, January 2017

Table of Contents


Inventive Thinking in the Humanities

pp. 1-18

The Critic as Human Being: A Response to Mikhail Epstein

pp. 19-56


In the Humanities Classroom: A Set of Case Studies

In the Humanities Classroom: A Set of Case Studies

pp. 57-58

Where in the Text?

pp. 59-66

Teaching about Objects

pp. 67-74

Herder’s Sheep

pp. 75-82

Studying Deep History Abroad

pp. 83-90

The Wrong Words in the Wrong Times

pp. 91-100


pp. 101-103

Little Reviews

Common Knowledge? An Ethnography of Wikipedia by Dariusz Jemielniak (review)

p. 104

Shakespeare and Classical Antiquity by Colin Burrow (review)

pp. 105-106

Subverting Aristotle: Religion, History, and Philosophy in Early Modern Science by Craig Martin (review)

pp. 106-107

Faithful Labourers: A Reception History of “Paradise Lost,” 1667–1970 by John Leonard (review)

pp. 107-108

The Hellenistic Far East: Archaeology, Language, and Identity in Greek Central Asia by Rachel Mairs (review)

pp. 108-109

Adhocism: The Case for Improvisation by Charles Jencks and Nathan Silver (review)

p. 109

Shadows of Doubt: Language and Truth in Post-Reformation Catholic Culture by Stefania Tutino (review)

p. 110

Der lange Sommer der Theorie: Geschichte einer Revolte, 1960–1990 by Philipp Felsch (review)

p. 111

Recognition or Disagreement: A Critical Encounter on the Politics of Freedom, Equality, and Identity by Jacques Rancière and Axel Honneth (review)

pp. 111-112

Wild Life: The Institution of Nature by Irus Braverman (review)

pp. 112-113

How to Plan a Crusade: Reason and Religious War in the High Middle Ages by Christopher Tyerman (review)

pp. 113-114

Poetry and Fiction

The Lizard Whisperer

p. 115

Two Stories from Mysterious

pp. 116-119

Unfinished Business

Peace by Other Means

Rabbinic Subjectivity: Innovation, Dispute, and Pluralism in a Revealed Religion

pp. 120-142


An Anonymous Sheaf: Thirty-Seven Post-Symbolist Poems

pp. 143-195

Notes on Contributors

pp. 196-198