Vol. 46, No. 4, Winter 2023 [Regular Issue]
- Charles Altieri – Self-consciousness in Aesthetic Experience: Why Heidegger’s Book on Hegel Can Matter for Literary Criticism
- Kenichiro Otani – The Predilection for White and Black in Le Clézio’s Early Works
- Shun-Liang Chao – Answering the Question: How Can Music (and Some of the Arts) Be Sad?
- Puspa Damai – The Wounds of History and the Strategies for Survival in Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictée
- Hapsatou Wane – Transglocal Fiction: Diasporic Poetics of Resistance in Bessie Head’s A Question of Power (1977) and Marilene Felinto’s As Mulheres de Tijucopapo (1981)
- Joshua M. Hall – Questions of Race in Leibniz’s Logic
- Chenyu Bu – Schopenhauerian Musical Formalism: Meaningfulness without Meaning
- Samuel Bendeck Sotillos – The Jewish Tradition and its Science of the Soul
- Zhiyao Ma – The Yinyang belief concatenation and Akrasia
- Sreya Mukherjee – The Paradox of Choice in Interactive Fiction: A Critical Analysis of Bandersnatch’s ‘Choose-Your-Own-Adventure’ Structure
- Rebecca J. Squires – Vedute of Venice: The Eighteenth-Century Venetian View as Picturesque Locus of Transformation
- Madhurima Nayak – “Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet”: A Study of Cultural Dissension in Pankaj Mishra’s The Romantics
- Elena Nardelli – The Time of Translation
- Francesca Medaglia – Transmediality vs. Intermediality in a Transcultural Context
- Rawad Alhashmi – Mapping Arabic Dystopian Novels: Double-Edged Sword
- Diganta Roy – Vampirism and Global Power Relations: A Study of the Fictive Histories in the Adaptations of Dracula
- Sangeetha Puthiyedath – Literature, Education, and Society: Bridging the Gap. By Charles F. Altieri. UK: Routledge, 2023. 92 pp.
- Michael Barr – Living in Words: Literature, Autobiographical Language, and the Composition of Selfhood. By Garry L. Hagberg. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2023. 292 pp.
- Stuart Walton – Reading Baudelaire with Adorno: Dissonance, Subjectivity, Transcendence. By Joseph Acquisto. New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023. 193 pp.
- Stuart Walton – Without Model: Parva Aesthetica. By Theodor W. Adorno. Trans. Wieland Hoban. London: Seagull Books, 2023. 177 pp.
- Pankaj Kumar Verma – The Social Aesthetics of Human Environments: Critical Themes. By Arnold Berleant. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2023. 204 pp.
- Sreelakshmi Renjith – Anthropocene: Climate Change, Contagion and Consolation. By Sudeep Sen. London: Pippa Rann Books and Media, 2021. 176 pp.
- Chi Derek Asaba – Translation of Contemporary Taiwan Literature in a Cross-Cultural Context: A Translation Studies Perspective. By Szu-Wen Kung. London, NY: Routledge, 2021. ix+137 pp.
- Soni Wadhwa – Comparative Everyday Aesthetics: East-West Studies in Contemporary Living. By Eva Kit Wah Man & Jeffrey Petts (Eds.). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2023. 296 pp.
- Ankita Sundriyal – Anger in the Long Nineteenth Century: Critical Perspectives. By Ritushree Sengupta and Shouvik N. Hore (Eds.). UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2023. 203 pp.
- Ayan Chakraborty – Gandhi and the Idea of Swaraj. By Ramin Jahanbegloo. UK: Routledge, 2023. 125 pp.
- Sreya Mukherjee – The Moral Imagination of the Mahabharata. By Nikhil Govind. New Delhi: Bloomsbury, 2022. 172 pp.
- Diksha Bharti – Dream Projects in Theatre, Novels and Films: The Works of Paul Claudel, Jean Genet, and Federico Fellini. By Yehuda Moraly. Brighton, UK: Sussex Academic Press, 2021. 224 pp.
Vol. 46, No. 3, Autumn 2023
Special Issue: Popular Culture in India: Recent Trends and Discourses
- Aritra Basu – Introduction
- Sony Jalarajan Raj and Adith K. Suresh – Search for Empathy: Poverty Porn Popular Culture in Indian Television
- Ananya Sarkar – Why Do You Keep Saying I’m A Boy When I’m A Girl?: Exploring Queer Desires, Identities, and Expressions in Indian Children’s Illustrated Fiction
- Debjani Sengupta – ‘It is the cause, my soul, it is the cause…’: Interrogating Race and Caste in the Bangla film Saptapadi
- Elwin Susan John – The Conflict of the Subaltern and the Popular in South Indian Indie Music
- Srijita Biswas and Pratiti Roy – Binge Watching, Binge Eating: Popularity of K-Dramas and the Emergent Korean Cuisine in India
- Aatika Singh – Analytics of Subaltern Performance: Subversion and Solidarity in Bengali Jatra Pala Gaan
- Ajay Pateer – Avengers, Algorithm, and Bhangra: MCU vids in India and Abroad
- Nakshatra Chatterjee – Return of the Alternative as the Popular: Nostalgia and the Music-making of Moheener Ghoraguli
- Aritra Basu – A Marvellous Addendum: Ethics of Collateral Damage in the Superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
- Notes on Contributors
Vol. 46, No. 2, Summer 2023 [Supplement]
Special Issue: Imprisoned Self: Narratives of Loss, Guilt, Transformation
- Ayan Chakraborty – Introduction
- Makenzie Salmon – Carceral Alterity: No Friend But The Mountain, Border Theory and Power Relations as Modes of Articulating Embodiment Through Prison Memoirs
- Mauve Perle Tahat – Ghastly Renderings: Carceral Literary Studies and the Intricacies of Space-Time
- Amir Hussain – Prisoner-Self as Artist: The Narrative of Oscar Wilde’s De Profundis
- Dhanesh Mankulam & Nivea Thomas K – ‘The Prison Within’: Analysing the Intersection of the Subject and the Social in Barindra Kumar Ghose’s The Tale of My Exile: Twelve Years in the Andamans
- Riswita Sarmah – The Quest for Selfhood in Anthony Burgess’ Dystopian Novel A Clockwork Orange
Vol. 46, No. 2, Summer 2023 [Regular Issue]
In the loving memory of Prof. J. N. Mohanty (1928-2023), emeritus professor of philosophy, Temple University, USA
- Keith Moser – The Spectacular Death of the Subject in Guy Debord’s Philosophy and Georges Perec’s Les Choses
- Matthew Sharpe – Creation Corrected: Philosophy, Rebellion, and Literature in the Work of Albert Camus
- Siddhartha Singh – The Theory of Imitation: A Comparative Study of Indian and Western Perspective
- Phillip E. Mitchell – Calls from Beyond: Transcendence in Anthony Doerr’s All the Light We Cannot See
- Segun Omosule – A Comparative Study of Conflict and Diplomacy in Ifa’s Ogbe-Suuru: The Yoruba Indigenous Metaphysics
- Margaryta Golovchenko – Images as Poetry in Caroline Bergvall’s Drift
- Priyadarshi Patnaik, Gouri Karambelkar, and Junmoni Borgohain – The Politics of Musical Identity: The Case of Bade and Chote Ragas of Hindustani Classical Music
- Tuhin Bhattacharjee – The Tragic in Translation: Spivakian Planetarity and a New Ethics of Reading
- Ayan Chakraborty – From the ‘Public’ and the ‘Oral’: Orature and Performance in the Medieval Indian ‘Public Sphere’
- Bullo Kano – Can a Machine be Intelligent?: Analysing Notions in AI Discourse
- Ananya Bhardwaj – Idea of Home and Estrangement in Attia Hossain’s Sunlight on a Broken Column
- Chandana Rajbanshi – Re-writing Colonial History: A Contrapuntal Reading of Caryl Churchill’s Cloud Nine
- Radhika Gupta – Influencer of Estates: Women’s Reorientation of the Patriarchal Estates in Jane Austen’s Novels
NOTES AND DISCUSSION
- Sally T. N. Shao – On Construction and Transference: Landscripts from the Himalayan Journal in Pictogram Translation
- Fabio Tononi – Sophocles’ Antigone: Philosophy, Politics, and Psychoanalysis
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – Atheism and the Goddess: Cross-Cultural Approaches with a Focus on South Asia. By Anway Mukhopadhyay. London: Palgrave Macmillian, 2023. 144 pp.
- Kenichiro Otani – Contemporary French Environmental Thought in the Post-COVID-19 Era. By Keith Moser. London: Palgrave Macmillian, 2022. 262 pp.
- Fabio Tononi – Hyperculture: Culture and Globalisation. By Byung-Chul Han. Trans. Daniel Steuer. Cambridge, UK; Medford, MA: Polity Press, 2022. 98 pp.
- Michael Barr – Literature and its Language: Philosophical Aspects. By Garry L. Hagberg. UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2022. 342 pp.
- Javaria Farooqui – South Asian Writers, Latin American Literature, and the Rise of Global English. By Roanne Kantor. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2022. 245 pp.
- Debasmita Tripathy – Thematizations of the Goddess in South Asian Cinema. By Anway Mukhopadhyay & Shouvik Narayan Hore (Eds.). UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2022. 265 pp.
- Smitha Susan Varghese – Wittgenstein and Aesthetics. By Hanne Appelqvist. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023. 74 pp.
- Ayan Chakraborty – The Evolution of Pragmatism in India: Ambedkar, Dewey, and the Rhetoric of Reconstruction. By Scott R. Stroud. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2023. 311 pp.
- Margaryta Golovchenko – Aesthetic Life and Why It Matters. By Dominic Lopes, Bence Nanay, & Nick Riggle. UK: Oxford University Press, 2022. 129 pp.
- Deepti Tiwari – The Cambridge Companion to Environmental Humanities. By Jeffrey Cohen & Stephanie Foote (Eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021. 379 pp.
- Sushmita Pandit – Why Stories Work: The Evolutionary and Cognitive Roots of the Power of Narrative. By Somdev Chatterjee. Chennai: Notion Press, 2023. 112 pp.
- Soni Wadhwa – The Origins of Kant’s Aesthetics. By Robert R. Clewis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023. 288 pp.
- Sikander Khan & Ashir Khan – The World in Words: Travel Writing and the Global Imagination in Muslim South Asia. By Daniel Joseph Majchrowicz. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023. 284 pp.
Vol. 46, No. 1, Spring 2023
Dedicated to Prof. Jerrold Levinson on his 75th Birth Anniversary
SPECIAL ISSUE – Contemplating Music across Cultures and Contexts: Philosophical Perspectives
Guest Editor: Jonathan L. Friedmann
- Saam Trivedi – The Work of Jerrold Levinson
- Jonathan L. Friedmann – Introduction
- Andrew Bowie – What’s the Point of the Philosophy/ Aesthetics of Music?
- Lantz Fleming Miller – Where Does Music End and Nonmusic Begin? Fine-tuning the “Naturalist Response” Problem for Nontonal Music’s Naturalistic Critics
- Stan Erraught – On the Redundancy of Music
- Timo Kaitaro and Assi Karttunen – Music as Gestural Language: Music and Speech in the French Enlightenment
- Patrick Valiquet – Vibration and Lysis: On the Skin of the Loudspeaker
- Jin Hyun Kim – Musicality of Coordinated Non-representational Forms of Vitality
- Daniel Regnier – More Variation than Theme: On Poikilia in Musical Aesthetics from Plato to Schoenberg
- Lacey Golaszewski – The Beauty-Utility Dialectic as Conceived in Terms of the Abject and the Sublime
- Patrik N. Juslin – Musical Performance Evaluation: Ten Insights from Psychological Studies of Aesthetic Judgment
- Jeanette Bicknell – Cover Versions: Ethics, Appropriation, and Expertise
- Julia Simon – A Blues Aesthetic: Performance Practice, Politics, and History
- Maurice Windleburn – French Symbolist Aesthetics and Hazrat Inayat Khan’s Musical Ontology
- James O. Young – Sizer on Sad Music
- Jonathan L. Friedmann – Experiential Aesthetics: Humility, Ineffability, and Music
- Andreas Dorschel – Phantasia: Epistemology into Music
- Mei-Yen Lee – Concept of Nature in the Musical Aesthetics of the Chinese Guqin
- Jonathan L. Friedmann – The Dialectics of Music: Adorno, Benjamin, and Deleuze. By Joseph Weiss. Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. 184 pp.
- Jonathan L. Friedmann – Music and Mental Imagery. By Mats B. Küssner, Liila Taruffi, & Georgia A. Floridou (Eds.). UK: Routledge, 2023. 293 pp.
- Judith S. Pinnolis – Music in Human Experience: Perspectives on a Musical Species. By Jonathan L. Friedmann. UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2022. 345 pp.
- Robert Lopez-Hanshaw – The Imagination of Experiences: Musical Invention, Collaboration, and the Making of Meanings. By Alan Taylor. UK: Routledge, 2021. 114 pp.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Vol. 45, No. 4, Winter 2022 (Regular Issue)
In the loving memory of our founding editor Ananta Charan Sukla (6 Nov 1942 – 30 Sep 2020) on his 80th Birth Anniversary
- Rohit Majumdar – Tracing Distortion, Disoriented Reality and Berkeley’s Metaphysics in Hamlet and Beckett’s Plays: Aesthetic Perspectives
- Lantz Fleming Miller – Plato’s Aesthetic Adventure: The Symposium in the Broad Light of Comedy
- Fabio Tononi – The Night of Michelangelo: Animism, Empathy, and Imagination
- Yaping Lu – The Aestheticism of Posthuman Body in Science Fiction Movies
- Shun-liang Chao – “But irony seems to me to dominate life”: The Romantic Longing for Absolute Love in Flaubert’s Madame Bovary
- Spencer Shaw – A Deleuzean Encounter: The Descent of Süskind’s “Das Parfum”
- Rania Saber Ahmed AbdelRahim – My Story and Crazy Brave: Unmasking Personas and Personalities
- Anil Pradhan – ‘La Chingada’ and ‘Machismo’: Mexican Male Homosexuality vis-à-vis Hypermasculinity in Octavio Paz’s The Labyrinth of Solitude
- Jessica Ruth Austin – Multiple Femininities and “Unruly Woman” as Theoretical Framework
- Alankar Das Dalal – The Discourse of Desire in the Construction of Identity: A Study of Harold Pinter’s Ruth in The Homecoming
- Mohamed El-Feky – The Romantic Perception of the Presence of God in Robinson Crusoe and “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”: A Comparative Reading
- Rocío Moyano Rejano – “I cannot rest while this history remains untold”: (Re)Shaping Ophelia in Lisa Klein’s and Claire McCarthy’s Ophelia
- Sally T.N. Shao – Gestures Without Words, Words Without Gestures: Ethnographic Artists as Translators
- Yang Xu – A Comparative Study of Images in Chinese-English Translation of Red Classics: A Manipulation Theory Perspective
- Amitrajeet Mukherjee – Bridges of Memory: The Form and Function of Fascist Aesthetics in Tan Twan Eng’s The Gift of Rain
- Stuart Walton – Adorno’s ‘Minima Moralia’ in the 21st Century: Fascism, Work, and Ecology. By Caren Irr (Ed.). London & New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 181 pp.
- Stuart Walton – Theodor W. Adorno: A Very Short Introduction. By Andrew Bowie. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. 152 pp.
- Michael Barr – Plato’s Exceptional City, Love, and Philosopher. By Nickolas Pappas. London & NY: Routledge, 2020. 302 pp.
- Michael Barr – Aesthetic Dimensions of Modern Philosophy. By Andrew Bowie. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2022. 296 pp.
- Michael Barr – Buddhist Ethics: A Philosophical Exploration. By Jay L. Garfield. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021. 249 pp.
- Fabio Tononi – Philosophy, Mysticism, And The Political: Essays On Dante. By Massimo Cacciari. Edited and with an introduction by Alessandro Carrera. Translated by Giorgio Mobili. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2021. 185 pp.
- Anannya Nath – Tagore and Yeats: A Postcolonial Re-envisioning. By Amrita Ghosh & Elizabeth Brewer Redwine (Eds.). Leiden, Netherlands: BRILL, 2022. 238 pp.
- Adoulou N. Bitang – An Introduction to Indian Aesthetics: History, Theory and Theoreticians. By Mini Chandran and Sreenath S. V. New Delhi: Bloomsbury, 2021. xii + 218 pp.
- Yang Xu – Ecocriticism and Chinese Literature: Imagined Landscapes and Real Lived Spaces. By Riccardo Moratto, Nicoletta Pesaro & Di-Kai Chao. London & New York: Routledge, 2022. 209 pp.
- Ragini Mishra – Tracing the Path of Yoga: The History and Philosophy of Indian Mind-Body Discipline. By Stuart Ray Sarbacker. NY: State University of New York (SUNY) Press, 2021. 451 pp.
- Ayan Chakraborty – Politics, Ethics and the Self: Re-reading Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj. By Rajeev Bhargava (Ed.). London and New York: Routledge, 2022. 353 pp.
- Ayan Chakraborty – Vernacular English: Reading the Anglophone in Postcolonial India. By Akshya Saxena. New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2022. 232 pp.
- Tongsheng Zhang – Lore and Verse: Poems on History in Early Medieval China. By Yue Zhang. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2022. xv+223 pp.
- Michael Spicher – Adorning Bodies: Meaning, Evolution, and Beauty in Humans and Animals. By Marilynn Johnson. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022. 150 pp.
- Diksha Bharti – Rabindranath Tagore’s Drama in the Perspective of Indian Theatre. By Mala Renganathan & Arnab Bhattacharya (Eds.). New Delhi: Anthem Press, 2020. 196 pp.
- Aritra Basu – Art Cinema and India’s Forgotten Futures: Film and History in the Postcolony. By Rochona Majumdar. Columbia: Columbia University Press, 2021. 320 pp.
- Giulia Abbadessa – A Feminist Mythology. By Chiara Bottici. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. 216 pp.
Vol. 45, No. 3, Autumn 2022
In the loving memory of Prof. Indulata Sukla (1944-2022)
SPECIAL ISSUE – Writing Self, Writing Resistance: Women’s Life Writing in India
- Mukul Chaturvedi – Introduction
- Mohammed Afzal – Ḥayāt-e Ashraf: Agency, Resistance, and Muslim Women’s Life Writing in Colonial North India
- Shilpi Basak – Two Cheers for Colonial Modernity: Reading Societal Double-Standard and Assertive Femininity in Manada Devi’s Shikshita Potitar Atmochorit
- Paromita Bose – Narrating Lives: The Devadasi and Her Art
- Reshma Jose – Life Narratives of People with Disability in India: A Critical Discourse Analysis
- Tejaswini Deo – Self-Reflexivity in Dalit Women’s Life Narratives in Maharashtra
- Sumadhura Roy – Singing Songs, Narrating Lives: Desire and Dissent in Rajbangsi Women’s Folksongs
- Madhumita Roy – Science, Medicine, and Gender Politics in Colonial Bengal: A Reading of Gretchen Green’s Memoir The Whole World & Company
- Natasa Thoudam – Mary Kom’s Collaborative Autobiography: Negotiating Authorship
- Nazia Akhtar – “Bepardahgi” amid Social Taboo: Radical Acts of Narration in Bilquis Jehan Khan’s Autobiography A Song of Hyderabad (2010)
- Shubhra Ray – Privileging Non-Conformity as Self-Articulation: A Reading of Dilara Hashem’s Kaktaliyo
- Paramita Purkayastha – ‘…A Little Girl Who Owns a City and a River’: Girls on the Move During the 1971 War of Bangladesh in Lily Halder’s Bhanga Berhar Panchali and Sanchita Roy’s Ongar
- Shayantani Das – The Captive Body in Minakshi Sen’s Jeler Bhitor Jel
- Shubhra Dubey – Of Truth and Telling in Book Form: The Two-part Autobiographical Work of Maitreyi Pushpa
Vol. 45, No. 2 (Suppl.), Summer 2022
Dedicated to Prof. Charles Altieri on his 80th Birth Anniversary
SPECIAL ISSUE – (Con)textual Strategies: Understanding and Interpretation
- Ton Kruse – Introduction
- Charles Altieri – Can Literary Studies be Restored to What They once Were in the University?
- Ton Kruse – Working Art: Thinking, Acting and Knowing
- Thijs Lijster – The Autonomy of Interpretation
- Beatriz Contreras Tasso – Narrative as Action: Paul Ricœur and the Emancipatory Power of Interpretation
- Marieke Maes – Testimonies of Hope: Paul Ricoeur’s Hermeneutics Applied to Works by Lee Bontecou
- Ariel Alvarez – Dada and Music: Tackling Musical Conventions
- Peter-Jan Wagemans – Let’s Listen to the Listener
- Bowen Wang – Metafiction towards a Literary Hyperreality: Postmodernist Textual Strategies in Martin Amis’s Money
- Kinya Nishi – The Dialectics of Realist Imagination: Adorno’s Aesthetics and Contemporary Japanese Fiction
- Basudhara Roy – ‘Paapi Bicchua’: Transactions of Desire in Nissim Ezekiel’s ‘Night of the Scorpion’
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Vol. 45, No. 2, Summer 2022 [Regular Issue]
Dedicated to Prof. Martha Nussbaum on her 75th Birth Anniversary
- Thomas Leddy – Milk and Honey: Plato’s Take on Inspiration in the Ion
- Rohit Majumdar – Imaginarium of Aesthetics and Poetic Language: Reconciling Axiomatic Thoughts and Semiotics of the Abstract through Representation and Deconstruction
- Michalle Gal – The Inauguration of Formalism: Aestheticism and the Productive Opacity Principle
- R. B. Schwartz – A Metaphysical Approach to Yijing Hexagram Interpretation: Fundamental Aspects of Change
- Xiongbo Shi – Pin as a Value Matrix in Chinese Aesthetics
- Claudia Zucca – The Origins of Translingualism: From Classical to Contemporary Literatures in Contact
- Namrata Chaturvedi – Aesthetic Affect of Anger: Omair Ahmad’s Jimmy the Terrorist and the Possibilities in Raudra Rasa
- Nigel Rodenhurst – The Spirit of Walden: Art, Asceticism and Coercion in Paul Auster’s Early Fiction
- Zaynab Ali – Occupying Absence: Mahmoud Darwish’s In the Presence of Absence as a Cosmopolitan Space
- Rea Hazra – Guilt: A Space of Liminality and Dialogism in Dostoevskian Aesthetics
- Sabina Akram – Austen, Adaptation and the Subcontinent: Postcolonial Critique in Bride and Prejudice and Austenistan
- Ananya Bhardwaj – Postcolonialism and the Historical Novel: Tracing Nur Jahan in Contemporary Historical Accounts and Fictions
- Basudhara Roy – An Ontology of Permeability: Tracing Radical Nonduality in the Poetry of Nabina Das
- Isabel Hernández-Gil – Reforming Representation from Plato to Godard
- Bilahari P. R. – Analysing the Anglo-Indian Identity: An Adolescent’s Quest for Belonging in Ruskin Bond’s The Room on the Roof
- Stuart Walton – Adorno’s Aesthetics as a Literary Theory of Art (2020). By Mario Farina.
- P. Mary Vidya Porselvi – The Cambridge Companion to Rabindranath Tagore (2020). By Sukanta Chaudhuri (Ed.).
- Ayan Chakraborty – Imperfect Solidarities: Tagore, Gandhi, Du Bois, and the Global Anglophone (2020). By Madhumita Lahiri.
- Zaynab Ali – Islam and Asia: A History (2020). By Chiara Formichi.
- Anwesha Sahoo – From Obscurity to Light: Women in Early Medieval Orissa (2020). By Devika Rangachari.
- Mukulika Dattagupta – Modernism after Postcolonialism: Toward a Nonterritorial Comparative Literature (2020). By Marade Gennaro.
- Sreenath V. S. – Memory, Metaphor and Mysticism in Kalidasa’s Abhijñanasakuntalam (2020). By Namrata Chaturvedi (Ed.).
- Prafulla Kumar Mishra – Tarunyasatakam of Kshirod Chandra Dash (2021). By Subhasree Dash.
- Simran Bhimjyani – The Comics World: Comic Books, Graphic Novels, and Their Publics (2021). By Benjamin Woo and Jeremy Stoll (Eds.).
Vol. 45, No. 1, Spring 2022
Dedicated to Prof. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on her 80th Birth Anniversary
SPECIAL ISSUE – Untranslatability: A Problem, or a Practice?
- Emily Apter – Tasks of the Spivakian Translator
- Lisa Foran – An Ethical Suspension of the Political: Untranslatability with Beauvoir and Cassin
- Brian James Baer – Untranslatability and the Cold War: Theory in Context
- Byron Taylor – Untranslatability: The Rebirth of Theory?
- Alex Obrigewitsch – How is Translation Possible?: The Secret of Maurice Blanchot
- Ayan Chakraborty – Translating The Nation: Of Meaning and the Mythic
- Tyler Correia – Disapparition I: The National Idiom and the Translatability of Culture
- Chris Campanioni – Silence as Noise: The Resistance of Translation; Translation as Resistance
- Tuhin Bhattacharjee – Translating Matricide: Orestes and Parashuram
- Seema Sinha – The Indefiniteness of Textuality
- Rea Hazra – Dereification of the Politics of Untranslatability and Interminability
- Sonji Shah – Queer Untranslatability in Cereus Blooms at Night
- Vandana L. – Rethinking Translation and Publication Politics: Dalit Writings in English Translation as World Literature
- Abhinaba Chatterjee – The (Many) Worlds of World Literature: Redefining World Literature in the Context of Untranslatability
- Luis Monteiro – Figuring out the Untranslatable: Traces of Twombly
- Eesha Kumar – Triśaṅku’s Heaven: Translation Zone
- Aaron Carpenter – Tied to German, Unable to Find a Foothold in Yiddish: Examining Kafka Editing Choices of Yitzhak Löwy’s ‘Vom jüdischen Theater’
- Ibrahim Badshah – Translation Theory and Praxis in East and West: The Case of Saud Al-Sanousi’s Saaq al-Bamboo
- Wang Chutong – Translation as Mirroring: Untranslatability and How to Deal with It
- Sabina Folnovic Jaitner – Dasein in Translation: Untranslatable as Equivalence?
- Sheng-mei Ma – The Subtitle that Wags the Show: The Untranslated and One Second’s Cultural Revolution
- Natalia Avtonomova – Notes on Translation and Untranslatability in Philosophy and Culture (Russia and Europe)
- Anna Ferrari – The Untranslatability of a Private Code: John Weir’s Eddie Socket and AIDS Camp Humour
Vol. 44, No. 4, Winter 2021
SPECIAL ISSUE – Telling Lives, Signifying Selves: Life Writing, Representation, and Identity
- Mukul Chaturvedi – Introduction
- Debjani Sengupta – One Who Stayed Back: Sunanda Shikdar’s Partition Memoir Dayamoyeer Katha
- Kritika Chettri – Reformulating the Notion of ‘Life’ within Life Narratives through a Reading of Tek Nath Rizal’s Nirbasan
- Vijaya Venkataraman – Inhabiting In-Between Spaces: Fractured Identities and Self-representation in Najat El Hachmi’s Writings
- Leisangthem Gitarani Devi – Writing Lives, Re-membering History in Easterine Kire’s Mari
- Snigdha Deka and Rohini Mokashi-Punekar – Re-imagining a Muslim Courtesan as a Virangana vis-a-vis Kenize Mourad’s In the City of Gold and Silver (2013)
- Mukul Chaturvedi – In Other Words: Collaboration and it’s (Dis)Contents in Elena Poniatowska’s Here’s to You, Jesusa
- B. Mangalam – Life Narratives as Documentation of a Community: A Reading of K.A. Gunasekaran’s Vadu and the Context of Tamil Dalit Life Narratives
- Raj Kumar – Stories of Two Gandhians: Reading Caste and Gender in Odia Autobiographies
- Krishnan Unni P. – Addressing Identity: Ethical Virulence and ‘Becoming an Animal’ in Bhanwar Meghwanshi’s I Could Not Be Hindu
- Lucia Galli – Death-Travelers, Buddhas, and Comics: The Graphic Memoir of an American Delok
- Rachael Griffiths – Beyond Fact and Fiction: Towards a Multifaceted Understanding of Tibetan Autobiography
- Meenakshi Malhotra – Inscribing the True Self, Re-inscribing Masculinities: Experiments with Gender in Gandhi’s Writings and Life Narrations
- Federico Picerni – My Story of Us: A Comparative Analysis of Alberto Prunetti and Fan Yusu’s Working-Class Life Writing
- Kim Schoof – Renegotiating Narrative Coherence: Édouard Louis’ Autobiographical Novel History of Violence as “Multidirectional Testimony” of Sexual Trauma
- Ipek Sahinler – Baroque Cross-Dressers in the Orient: Severo Sarduy and Pierre Loti
- Michael Humphrey and Elias Gbadamosi – The ‘Imagined Author’: Contingent Selves in an Anonymous Life Writing Subreddit
- Fatima Rizvi – Fiction or Fictional Life Stories? Reading Qurratulain Hyder’s Beyond the Stars and Other Stories against her Life Writings
- Chandana Dutta – Joginder Paul: The Inextricable Collaboration of Life and Writing
- Paul Deb – “Did This Really Happen?”: Amit Chaudhuri’s Acknowledgement of the Autobiographical
- Ruchi Sharma – A Portrait of the Artist as a Social Reformer: Nirala’s A Life Misspent and “Chaturi, the Shoemaker”
- Tais de Lacerda – Life Writing and the Poetics of Temporal Experience in Woolf and Sartre
Vol. 44, No. 3 (Suppl.), Autumn 2021
SPECIAL ISSUE – Immaterial and Material Discourse
- Ikea M. Johnson – Introduction
- Arantzazu Saratxaga Arregi – An Ontology of Nothingness: From a Matrixial Dialectic to a Multivalent Ontology of Matrixial Materialism, Endo/Interior-Relation Toward an Ontological Multivalence Versus Substantive Immaterialism
- Sean Patrick Collins – The Arrival of Ecological Objects: Materiality in the Anthropocene
- Asher Ashkar Gohar – Truth as the Essence of Beauty in Tagore’s Play Chitra
- Ikea M. Johnson – Toward a Poetic Justice: (Im)material Antiquity in the Works of Albery Allson Whitman
- Renjini Ramankutty – Ritual Subversions in Medieval Kerala: Reading N.S. Madhavan/s “Pulapedi” as a Cultural Text
Vol. 44, No. 3, Autumn 2021
In loving memory of Ananta Charan Sukla (1942-2020) on his first death anniversary
SPECIAL ISSUE – Philosophical Engagements with Cinema
- Feroz Hassan – Introduction: An Unfinished Business of Film Theory and Philosophy
- Nickolas Pappas – Spike Jonze’s Her: Love and the Science Fiction Film
- Thomas E. Wartenberg – From Big Shot to Parent: Penny Serenade’s Depiction of Moral Transformation
- Ioannis Paraskevopoulos – Guy Debord’s Ex-centric Cinema: The Concept of Time and the Voice-Over Narration in his Films
- Feroz Hassan – Philosophy leaves the Movie Theater: Or, Stanley Cavell at the Doors of a Discipline
- Thomas Wachtendorf – For nothing is concealed! Motion picture, Wittgenstein, and seeing-as
- Shawn Loht – Engaging Husserl’s Theory of Meaning for the Philosophy of Film and Motion Pictures
- Frank Broadman – The Fictional Film
- Michael Newell Witte – Inspiration for a Libidinal Cinema: Klossowski, Lyotard, and the Tableau Vivant
- Paolo Babbiotti and Isabel Hernández-Gil – Color and Meaning in Film: An Argument from Irony
- Katarzyna Weichert – Phenomenology of Film Experience in relation to Corporeal Involvement in the World
- David Fenner – On the Evolution of Film Theory and Aesthetics
- Tirna Chatterjee – Film, Music, Memory. By Berthold Hoeckner
- Tirna Chatterjee – Affirmative Aesthetics and Wilful Women: Gender, Space and Mobility in Contemporary Cinema. By Maud Ceuterick
- Tirna Chatterjee – Ritwik Ghatak and the Cinema of Praxis: Culture, Aesthetics and Vision. By Diamond Oberoi Vahali
- Aritra Basu – Explorations in Cinema through Classical Indian Theories: New Interpretations of Meaning, Aesthetics, and Art. By Gopalan Mullik
Vol. 44, No. 2, Summer 2021
SPECIAL ISSUE – Indian Writing in English: Perspectives on the Plural Nationspace
- Arunima Ray – Prefatory Note & Introduction
- Beerendra Pandey – Nailing Gandhi for Cracking India in Manohar Malgonkar’s A Bend in the Ganges and Raj Gill’s The Rape
- Anjana Neira Dev – Talking Long Distance to the Dead: Agha Shahid Ali’s Poetic Genealogy
- Raj Kumar – The Progressive and Untouchable Body: A Reading of Mulk Raj Anand’s Untouchable
- Arti Minocha – English Language and Transnational Networks: A Study of Colonial Punjab
- Jasbir Jain – Dialogues Across Time: Omair Ahmad’s The Storyteller’s Tale
- Benil Biswas – Between Ekstasis, Ekphrasis and Kinesis: Theatricality and Performativities in the Poetry of Meena Kandasamy
- Watitula Longkumer – Little Nationalities: Writing in English in the North-East
- Soumyadeep Neogi and Anil Kumar Aneja – Curfewed Night and the Emergence of the Kashmiri Anglophone Resistance Literature
- Sabreen Ahmed – The Spatial Politics in the Craft of Postcolonial Indian Muslim Women Novelists: Reading Shama Futehally’s Tara Lane, Samina Ali’s Madras in Rainy Days and Anjum Hasan’s The Cosmopolitans
- Muhammad Manzur Alam – Women and Sensorial Hegemony in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Mistress of Spices
- Rita Joshi – Labour and Migrant Labour in Amitav Ghosh’s Sea of Poppies
- Usha Akella – Matwaala: Birth of a South Asian Diaspora Poetry Festival and Collective
- Poonam Sharma – The Nation-state and the Indian English Novel in the Aftermath of Economic Liberalization in India
- Musarrat Shameem – Renegotiating Diasporic Identity: A Transnational Reading of Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland
- Pramila Venkateswaran – Challenging Brahminical Patriarchy: The Poetry of Meena Kandasamy and Usha Akella
- Pujarinee Mitra – Women and Anti-fascist Resistance in India: Personal Documentation in Arundhati Roy’s The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
- Anne Jones – Melting Façades: Ice-Candy Man and the Spatial Production of Hira Mandi in Bapsi Sidhwa’s Cracking India
- Nupur Chawla – Tribes in Transition: Representation of Conflict in Temsula Ao’s Short Fiction
- Amrita Chakraborti – ‘Folded in a Pocket’: Negotiating ‘Past’ Texts for Same-Sex Desire Between Women in Saba Dewan’s Tawaifnama and Ruth Vanita’s Memory of Light
- Swagata Bhattacharya – Re-defining ‘Can. Lit.’ or ‘Indian Writing in English’? English Writings and the Indian Diaspora in Canada
- Arpita Sardar – Secularism Under Threat: Reading Githa Hariharan’s In Times of Siege
- Abantika Devray – Writing Violence in Postcolonial Assam Ethno-Nationalism and Armed Insurgency in Contemporary Works of Fiction
- Notes on Contributors
Vol. 44, No. 1, Spring 2021 [Regular Issue]
In the Loving Memory of Prof. Sushil K. Saxena (1921-2013) on his Birth Centenary
- David Fenner – Reading Ritualized Space
- Michel Dion – George Eliot and Marcel Proust: The Religious Feeling and the Paradoxical Temporality
- Max Ryynänen – Learning from Dr. Dre: Teaching Aesthetics and Art Theory to Artists
- Ryan Mitchell Wittingslow – The Play’s das Thing: On the Incommensurability of Arendtian Political Action and the Kantian Sublime
- Oindri Roy – Bridging the Gaps: Towards a New Paradigmatic Interface of Translation Studies and Comparative Literature
- Yue Wang – In Search of Humanity: A Bakhtinian Dialogic Study of The Sound and the Fury
- Sangeetha Puthiyedath & Sreedharan T. – Aesthetics and Ethics: Convergence and Divergence in Plato and Aristotle
- Bowen Wang – Demystification of the “Innocent Eye”: Nelson Goodman, Ernst H. Gombrich, and the Limitation of Conventionalism
- Muskaan Kapoor – The Present-Day Medusa: Foregrounding L’ecriture Feminism in the Contemporary Retellings of Mythology
- Wang Chutong – What Does It All Mean? An Approach to Aesthetics of Ancient Chinese Poetry
- Tingwen Xu – Right to Untranslatability and Hospitality of World Literature
- Mridula Sharma – Revisiting Bernard Rose’s Frankenstein: Ugliness and Exclusion
- Yuying Liang – The Production of Space and Representation of Culture: A Case Study of the Opening Ceremony of Beijing Olympics
- Prashant Kumar – Reimagining the Notion of Imagination: A Kantian Perspective
- Monica Choudhary – Is it Easy to Forget Allama Iqbal? A Search for Progressive Religion and Recrudescence of Reason
- Catarina Pombo Nabais – The Museum Today: Towards a Participatory and Emancipated Heterology
- José L. Fernández – Hugo, Hegel, and Architecture
- Mukulika Dattagupta – Weaving Cityscapes with Oral Narratives: A Study of Select Travel Narratives by Biswanath Ghosh
- Anwesha Sahoo – Interpreting ‘madwomen’: A Study of Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” and Pratibha Ray’s “The Eyes”
NOTES AND DISCUSSION
- Oğuz Tecimen – Auerbach, Tanpınar and Edib in Istanbul: Reinventing the Humanities and Comparative Literature – An Interview with Efe Khayyat (Rutgers)
- Muralikrishnan T.R. – Joan of Arc on the Stage and Her Sisters in Sublime Sanctity (Bernard Shaw and His Contemporaries). By John Pendergast
- Ritushree Sengupta – Women Writers of the South Asian Diaspora: Interpreting Gender, Texts and Contexts. By Ajay K. Chaubey and Shilpa Daithota Bhat
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – K. B. Goel: Critical Writings on Art 1957-1998. By Shruti Parthasarathy (Ed.)
- Oindrila Ghosh – The Death Script: Dreams and Delusions in Naxal Country. By Ashutosh Bhardwaj
- Anwesha Sahoo – Exploring Gender Diversity in the Ancient World. By Allison Surtees and Jennifer Dyer
- Samuel Bendeck Sotillos– A Living Islamic City: Fez and Its Preservation. By Titus Burckhardt, Jean-Louis Michon & Joseph A. Fitzgerald (Eds.). Jane Casewit (Trans.)
- Samuel Bendeck Sotillos – The Unhindered Path: Ruminations on Shin Buddhism. By John Paraskevopoulos
Vol. 44, No. 1 (Suppl.), Spring 2021
SPECIAL ISSUE – Gendering Pandemic
- Luca Sarti – #Stayhome, Don’t Go Out! Reading “Fair, Brown, and Trembling” in the Time of Covid-19
- Neha Nimble – Disaster and Intersectional Vulnerabilities: Loss of Livelihoods among Female Domestic Workers during Covid-19 and its Communalisation
- Laboni Mukherjee – Sell-Outs or Home Girls? : Popular Media, Race, Intersectional Feminist Strategies, and Covid-19
- Parvathi M.S. – The Rhetoric of Privacy and the Gendering of Domestic Violence in the Covid-19 Pandemic
- Anusua Singh Roy, Nandini Sen & Subrata Sankar Bagchi – Gender-Based Violence in India: Covid-19 Lockdown
- Rianka Roy – Working from Home: Women in the Indian Tech-industry through the Pandemic
- Fathima E.V. and Savitha E. – Gendered Inequalities of Access: Online Classes in the Times of the Pandemic
- Pujarinee Mitra – The Vande Bharat Scam: Women, Social Standing, and Evacuation flights to India under Covid-19
Vol. 43, No. 4, Winter 2020
SPECIAL ISSUE – The Eternal Return of Myth (Vol. III): The Fascination with Myths in Contemporary (Audio)visual Productions
- Laura Pereira Domínguez – Presentation of the Contributions
- Metka Zupancic – Films, the Visual, and their Effects on our Minds and Emotions
- Luis Alberto Pérez-Amezcua & Ethel Junco – Myths of Femininity in American Gods
- Laura Pereira Domínguez – Virginity, Wilderness, and Bows: Diana’s Return in Contemporary Cinema
- Rosa María Stoops – Game of Thrones: Ser Brienne of Tarth and a Feminine Reinterpretation of Classical Heroes
- Indrani Mukherjee – “Seeing” the Malinche Myth as Nomad Subject in Laura Esquivel’s Como agua para chocolate
- Juan González-Etxeberría – The Forbidden Gaze: Orphic Visuality and Loss in Atom Egoyan’s Exotica
- María Porras Sánchez – Monstrous Heroes, Epic Monsters: A Contemporary Graphic Adaptation of Beowulf
- Pablo Medina – Kratos, Mythical Father
- Katarzyna Jerzak – Mutilated Images in Contemporary Martial Society: Between Mythology and Memory
- Xiana Sotelo – Testing the Resilience of the Myth in the Audiovisual Creation (Review Article)
Vol. 43, No. 3, Autumn 2020 [Regular Issue]
- Jonathan Culler – A Different Approach to the Sublime
- Rafe McGregor – The Logic of Adventure: Marlow’s Moral Malady in Lord Jim
- Andrew J. Ball – Redemptive Mourning: Virginia Woolf’s Transformation of the Elegiac Form
- Hawk Chang – From Sight to Touch: Female Identity in Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney
- Vivek Sachdeva – Narrating Terror: The Sound-Image Montage in Literature and Cinema with special reference to Gurvinder Singh’s Chauthi-Koot
- Debjani Banerjee – “And Kabir Stands in the Marketplace”: Politics and Poetics in an Era of Global Strife
- Marta Aleksandrowicz – Feeling-in-Common/ Being-in-Common as a Possibility of Feeling Alive: Kant with Nancy
- Prashant Kumar and Rajnee Devi – Existentialist’s Traits in Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha: An Ontological Inquiry
- Pooja Mittal Biswas – The Mythification of History and the Historification of Myth: Myth and Mimesis in Shashi Tharoor’s The Great Indian Novel
- Deepshikha Behera – Untranslatability as Resistance: A Study of Mahashweta Devi’s Draupadi
- Sreejata Roy – Women’s Friendships as Sites of Resistance: A Study of Two ‘Bombay Novels’
- Yuying Liang – The Spatial Imperative: The Need to Read Space in Salman Rushdie’s Novels
SYMPOSIUM ON AESTHETIC TASTE
- Michael Spicher – Introduction to the Symposium on Aesthetic Taste
- João Lemos – A Taste of Moral Concerns: On the Applied Judgment of Taste
- José L. Fernández – Kant’s Feeling: Why a Judgment of Taste is De Dicto Necessary
- Carsten Friberg – Taste and Surveillance Capitalism
- Michael Spicher – Aesthetic Taste Now: A Look Beyond Art and the History of Philosophy
- Bijay K. Danta – Literary Allusion in Harry Potter. By Beatrice Groves
- Didier Maleuvre – Littérature et politique en Océanie (Literature and Politics in Oceania). Andréas Pfersmann and Titaua Porcher (Eds.)
- Stuart Walton – A Companion to Adorno (Blackwell Companions to Philosophy). By Peter E. Gordon, Espen Hammer and Max Pensky (Eds.)
- Michael R. Spicher – Aesthetics: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford). By Bence Nanay
- Samuel Bendeck Sotillos – Keys to the Beyond: Frithjof Schuon’s Cross-Traditional Language of Transcendence. By Patrick Laude
- Reju George Mathew – Dynamics of Subaltern Consciousness: Critical Perspectives. By Bishnu Charan Dash
- Jadumani Mahanand – The Idea of Socialism: Towards a Renewal. By Axel Honneth (Translated by Joseph Ganahl)
- Shaista Irshad – Believing Women In Islam: A Brief Introduction. By Asma Barlas
- Sounak Das – Translating Odisha. By Paul St-Pierre
Vol. 43, No. 3 (Suppl.), Autumn 2020
SPECIAL ISSUE – Speculating Identities and Defying Stereotypes: South Asian Women Writers and Idealistic Mobilities
- Raeesa Usmani and Ritushree Sengupta – Introduction
- Alya Ansari – Caste, Class, and the Contradictions of Capital in Mahasweta’s Dhowli
- Peter Krause – Antigone in Pakistan: Home Fire, by Kamila Shamsie
- Mukul Chaturvedi – Recasting Caste: History, Memory and Identity in Dalit Women’s Testimonios
- Anindita Shome and Somjeeta Pandey – Dalit Women Autobiographies: Contesting Caste and Class Oppression
- Sanju Thomas – Converging Concerns, Diverging Destinies: A Reading of Lalithambika Antharjanam and K Saraswathi Amma
- Nishtha Pandey – Reading K.R. Meera’s Hangwoman as a Critique of Biopolitical Control
- Kalyani Hazri – De-stabilising Gender and Nation: Thematic Analysis of Shubhangi Swaroop’s Latitudes of Longing
- Monica Chaudhary – Exploring the Political Function of Gender in Contemporary Nationalism
- Srija Sanyal – An Indomitable Urge to Penetrate the World of Words: Reading Amar Jiban in South Asian Context
- Ekabali Ghosh – The Move to Normativity and the Regime of Punishment in Bapsi Sidhwa’s Ice-Candy-Man
- Aindrila Choudhury – Performative Insurgencies at the Margins: Constructions of Alternative Histories through Folk Wisdom among Dalit Women
- Dipanwita Ganguly – Many Shades of ‘Woman’: Patriarchy and Gender Relations in Divakaruni’s Arranged Marriage
- Tanusree Ghosh – Mahabharata Today: Tradition and Modernity in Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s The Palace of Illusions and Kavita Kane’s Karna’s Wife
- Raeesa Usmani – Travel as Pilgrimage: South Asian Travel Writing as a Mode of Constructing Knowledge
- Ritushree Sengupta – Transcreating the Metaphors of the Wife, Whore and the Lover: Translating the Tale of Female Body in Select Works of Taslima Nasrin
- Pallab Das – Making and Breaking of Bengali Hindu Women: Placing Partition Memoirs by Bengali Hindu Women against “Broto Katha”
- Richa Chilana – Language, Politics and Practice of Purdah in Twentieth Century Indian Women Writers
Vol. 43, No. 2, Summer 2020
In Fond Memory of our Founding Editor Prof. Ananta Charan Sukla (1942-2020)
SPECIAL ISSUE: Asking and Answering the Sublime Question: Visions, Views, Vitalities
- Peter Lamarque – In Memoriam: Ananta Charan Sukla (6 Nov 1942 – 30 Sep 2020)
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – ‘Of Aspect more Sublime’: A Foreword
- Nicole A. Hall – On the Cusp of the Sublime: Olafur Eliasson’s Ice Watch
- José L. Fernández – Kantian Sublimity and Supersensible Comfort: A Case for the Mathematical Sublime
- Ida Klitgård – Tweaking the Sublime: Translating the Poetics of the Sublime in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre
- Isaac Joslin – Society and Spectacle: The Sublimation of Reality in Baroque Aesthetics
- Jeremy Meckler – Disorder and Devastation: Searching for the Sublime in Horrific Sports Injuries
- Miguel Angel Gaete – From Caspar David Friedrich’s Wanderer above the Sea of Fog to the iCloud: A Comparative Analysis between the Romantic Concept of the Sublime and Cyberspace
- Glen W. Hicks – Anthony Philip Heinrich’s Thundering of Niagara: Hearing American Sublimity
- Marinica Tiberiu Schiopu – The Sublime in Mircea Eliade’s Fiction
- Ikea M. Johnson – On Compassion and the Sublime Black Body: Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower
- Amrita Bhattacharyya – From a Context-bound to an Essentializing Conception: A Study of Longinus’s Treatise On the Sublime
- Adam J. Marcinkowski – Feeling Thoughts: The Swarming Sublime in Longinus’ On Sublimity
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – Shelley’s Suicidal Sublime
- Suvendu Ghatak – Late Colonial Sublime: Neo-Epics and the End of Romanticism (By G. S. Sahota)
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – Stepping Westward (By Nigel Leask)
Vol. 43, No. 1, Spring 2020
In the Loving Memory of Prof. P. S. Sastri (1920-2006) on his Birth Centenary
- Peter Lamarque – On Not Being Too Formalistic About Aesthetic Value
- Garry L. Hagberg – Hume, Aesthetic Perception, and Our Disputations of Taste: An Exposition
- Thomas W. Leddy – Johann Herder’s Sculpture, Somaesthetics and Everyday Aesthetics
- Robert R. Clewis – How to Distinguish and Reconcile Sensitive and Conceptual Taste
- Laura T. Di Summa-Knoop – Aesthetics and Ethics: On the Power of Aesthetic Features
Georgios Tsagdis – Tears of Potentiality, Love of Liquid Rupture
- Subhasree Dash & Bibhudatta Dash – Metaphysics of Moksa: A Philosophical Anatomy of the Concept of Liberation in the Bhagavad Gita
- Ikea M. Johnson – Revisiting Recognition: Buddhist Philosophy in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple
- Pooja Mittal Biswas – Salman Rushdie as Diasporic Myth-Maker: Myth and Memory in Midnight’s Children
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – William Wordsworth, “Yew Trees” and the Menace of the Sublime
- Nicole A. Hall – Why we Shouldn’t Give up on Aesthetic Experience
- Washington Morales Maciel – On Narrative Opacity and Literary Truth
- Yanping Gao – Affect, Asia, and Disability: Roots and Issues of Somaesthetics: Conversations with Richard Shusterman
- Himansu Mohapatra – The Adventures of the Man in Gold: Paths Between Art and Life, A Philosophical Tale. By Richard Shusterman and Yann Toma.
- Barbara Leonardi – Stanley Cavell on Aesthetic Understanding. By Garry L. Hagberg (Ed.).
- Ryan Mitchell Wittingslow – Hegel’s Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism. By Lydia L. Moland.
- Namrata Chaturvedi – Epistemology and Linguistics: Bhartåhari, Structuralism and Poststructuralism. By Prabha Shankar Dwivedi.
- Malcolm Keating – Categories, Creation and Cognition in Vaiçeñika Philosophy. By ShashiPrabha Kumar.
- Ikea M. Johnson – Women and Buddhist Philosophy: Engaging Zen Master Kim IryOp. By Jin Y. Park.
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – The Sublime Reader. By Robert R. Clewis (Ed.).
- Pietro Terzi – Adorno and Popular Music: A Constellation of Perspectives. By C. Campbell, S. Gandesha and S. Marino (Eds.).
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – Philosophy and Poetry: Continental Perspectives. By Ranjan Ghosh (Ed.).
- Kenneth Nsah – Plants in Contemporary Poetry: Ecocriticism and the Botanical Imagination. By John Charles Ryan.
- Ankita Sundriyal – Unforgetting Chaitanya: Vaishnavism and Cultures of Devotion in Colonial Bengal. By Varuni Bhatia.
- Bansidhar Deep – Ambedkar and Other Immortals: An Untouchable Research Programme. By Soumyabrata Choudhury.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Vol. 42, No. 2, Autumn 2019
Dedicated to Prof. Martin Jay (UC Berkeley) on his 75th Birth Anniversary
- Peter E. Gordon – “Post-Structuralism was never a Unified Movement with a Single Perspective”: Conversations with Martin Jay
- Martin Jay – Timbremelancholy: Walter Benjamin and the Fate of Philately
- Didier Maleuvre – The Disappearance of 1984
- Keith Moser – Edgar Morin’s “Complex Thought”: A Blueprint for Reconstituting our Ecological Self in the Anthropocene Epoch?
- Andrew J. Ball – Listening by Echo: Voice, Eidetic Image, and the Retrospective Self
- Michael R. Spicher – Hope Coming On: Reflecting Nihilism
- Anway Mukhopadhyay – Everyday Aesthetics and the Indic Goddess Traditions: An Aurobindonian Approach
- Isaac Joslin – Aesthetics and Intertexts of Resistance and Liberation in the African Diaspora: Hip-Hop and Créolité
- Vicky Panossian – Paralleling Aesthetics: Vestiges of Nineteenth-Century England in Blake’s Illustrations of Dante’s Inferno
- Galin Penev – The Iconic Meaning of Hypostasis: Notes on a Definition of Icon
- Anirban Ray – Cleopatra VII Philopator’s Final Moments: Depictions in Five Paintings
- Ikea M. Johnson – Buddhist Recognition in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man
- Salvatore Giuffré – A Brief Transcultural Reading of the Greek Myth of Orpheus and his Quest in the Modern Sonnets of Feng Zhi
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – “The Method of ‘Ecstasy’” and Keats’ ‘Ode on Melancholy’
- Sylvia Borissova – Aesthetics of Dress: Dress as Poetic Object, Paradigmatic Body Form, and Basic Archetype for Living
- Max Rynnänen – Rasafication: The Aesthetic Manipulation of our Everyday
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – Theory of The Lyric (Jonathan Culler)
- Simone Puleo & Jaron Murphy – Fictional Characters, Real Problems: The Search for Ethical Content in Literature (Garry L. Hagberg)
- Matteo Ravasio – Wittgenstein on Aesthetic Understanding (Garry L. Hagberg)
- Stuart Walton & Maximilian Huschke – Adorno and Existence (Peter E. Gordon)
- Devika Brendon & Tiago Clariano – The Opacity of Narrative (Peter Lamarque)
- Ton Kruse – The Aesthetics of Meaning and Thought: The Bodily Roots of Philosophy, Science, Morality and Art (Mark Johnson)
- Manisha Mishra – Basanti: Writing the New Woman (Trans. Himansu S. Mohapatra And Paul St-Pierre)
- Barbara Leonardi – James Hogg and British Romanticism: A Kaleidoscopic Art (Meiko O’halloran)
- Pragya Ghosh – Why We Dance: A Philosophy of Bodily Becoming (Kimerer L. Lamothe)
- Pragya Ghosh – Considering Ethics in Dance, Theatre and Performance (Fiona Bannon)
- Vijeta Saini – Shakespeare and Indian Cinemas: Local Habitations (Poonam Trivedi And Paromita Chakravarti)
- Xiongbo Shi – Aesthetics and Art: Traditional and Contemporary China in a Comparative Perspective (Jianping Gao)
- Aaron Lee Moore – Literature and Literary Theory in Contemporary China (Zhang Jiong)
- Nikolina Deleva – An Old Melody in a New Song: Aesthetics and the Art of Psychology (Luca Tateo)
- Ankita Sundriyal & Shouvik Narayan Hore – The Goddess in Hindu-Tantric Traditions: Devi as Corpse (Anway Mukhopadhyay)
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Vol. 42, No. 1, Spring 2019
Dedicated to Prof. Jonathan Culler (Cornell University) on his 75th Birth Anniversary
- Jonathan Culler – Lyric, Language, Culture
- Didier Maleuvre – Bougainville Against the Tide
- James Wetzel – At the Crossroads of Contentment: Variations on an Augustinian Theme
- Jerold J. Abrams – Philosophy of Prehistoric Painting and Cinema: Werner Herzog’s Cave of Forgotten Dreams
- Michel Dion – Rousseau and Goethe: Developing Ethical Leadership and Promoting the Right Balance Between Reason and Sentiment
- Prabha Shankar Dwivedi – Ontology of Dialogic Inquisition: A Study in Relation to Kena and Prasna Upanisads, and Bergsonism
- Yanping Gao – Between Matter and Hand: On Gaston Bachelard’s Theory of Material Imagination
- Arkady Nedel – The Limits of the Circle: Master, Slave and Death in Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit
- Khedidja Chergui – Know Thyself: Patterns of Anagnorisis in the Dramatic Expression of Euripides, Shakespeare and Wole Soyinka
- Solomon Olaniyan & Gabriel Olaniyan – The Trope of Pensioners’ Plight in Gabriel Marquez’ No One Writes To The Colonel and Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s Trafficked
- Matti Itkonen – The Quintessential Kalastajatorppa: A Cinematic Journey into a Time and a Space
- Rocco A. Astore – Arguments Contrary to Spinoza’s View of Time and Free-Will through the Philosophy of Henri Bergson
- Amina Hussain – Theorising Post-truth: A Postmodern Phenomenon
- Shouvik Narayan Hore – Henry David Thoreau and the Metaphysics of Imagination
- Ankita Sundriyal – Admiration to Love, Love to Matrimony: A Russellian Reading of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice
- Prabha Shankar Dwivedi – A Student’s Handbook of Indian Aesthetics (Neerja A. Gupta)
- Sylvia Borissova – Politics and Aesthetics of the Female Form, 1908–1918 (Georgina Williams)
- Nandan Rosario & Sunaina Arya – A Philosophy of Autobiography: Body and Text (Aakash Singh Rathore)
FROM THE ARCHIVES