Now available: “Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies: Consequences of Skepticism” (eds. Eldridge and Rhie)

Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies: Consequences of Skepticism is now out! Copies can be ordered from, Continuum, and Barnes & Noble.

Here is the table of contents:

1. Introduction:
Cavell, Literary Studies, and the Human Subject: Consequences of Skepticism
Richard Eldridge and Bernard Rhie

I. Principles
2. The Adventure of Reading: Literature and Philosophy, Cavell and Beauvoir
Toril Moi
3. “Is ‘Us’ Me?”  Cultural Studies and the Universality of Aesthetic Judgments
R. M. Berry
4. Cavell and Kant: The Work of Criticism and the Work of Art
Anthony J. Cascardi
5. Cavell and Wittgenstein on Morality: The Limits of Acknowledgment
Charles Altieri
6. The Word Viewed: Skepticism Degree Zero
Garrett Stewart
7. A Storied World: On Meeting and Being Met
Naomi Scheman
8. Skepticism and the Idea of an Other: Reflections on Cavell and Postcolonialism
Simona Bertacco and John Gibson

II. Practices
9. William Shakespeare and Stanley Cavell: Acknowledging, Confessing, and Tragedy
Sarah Beckwith
10. Competing for the Soul: Cavell on Shakespeare
Lawrence F. Rhu
11. “Communicating with Objects”: Romanticism, Skepticism, and “The Specter of Animism” in Cavell and Wordsworth
Joshua Wilner
12. Emerson Discomposed:  Skepticism, Naturalism, and the Search for Criteria in “Experience”
Paul Grimstad
13. Beside Ourselves: Near, Neighboring and Next-to in Cavell’s The Senses of Walden and William Carlos Williams’s “Fine Work with Pitch and Copper”
Elisa New
14. For all You Know
Andrew H. Miller
15. Empiricism, Exhaustion, and Meaning What We Say: Cavell and Contemporary Fiction
Robert Chodat

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