Volume VII. Number 1 (2001)

Theory in American Studies

PREFACE

THEORY AND ITS DISORGANIZATION

Vincent B. Leitch
Disorganization and Death of Theory American Style

THEORY IN AMERICAN STUDIES

Donald E. Pease
The Place of Theory in the Future of American Studies

Enikö Bollobás
Fabulae of Old and New: New American Studies and the Postmodern Episteme

Virginia R. Dominguez
When a Representation Offends Us: Toward an Analytics of Feeling in the Practice of Theory

Zoltán Kövecses
American Studies in the Age of Cognitive Science

Éva Federmayer
Primal Scenes of Encounter: Stradanus, Nick Carraway, and American Studies Methodology

Tibor Frank
Time and Space in the American Mind

Jane Desmond
Mapping "American Studies" Across National Boundaries II: The Politics of "Politics," the Politics of Knowledge, and the Limits to Collaboration

THEORY AND THE DECLINE OF ENGLISH

Aladár Sarbu
Declining English? Some Recent Anxieties

BOOK REVIEWS

Egri, Péter. Text in Context: Literature and the Sister Arts
by Mária Kurdi

Szili, József. A poétikai nemek interkulturális elmélete
by Gergely Kovács

Denisova, Tamara, et al. American Literature after Midcentury: International Conference Proceedings. Kyiv: 25-27 May, 1999
by Ádám Molnár

Birk, John F. Tracing the Round: The Astrological Framework of Moby-Dick
by Robert Adolph

Yamamoto, Dorothy. The Boundaries of the Human in Medieval English Literature
by Thomas Honegger

Szönyi, György E., and Rowland Wymer eds. The Iconography of Power: Ideas and Images of Rulership on the English Renaissance Stage
by Zsolt Almási

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS