: DECEMBER 2011 (38.4) TABLE OF CONTENTS

SPECIAL ISSUE
The Poetics and Politics of Reading
Guest Editors: Jonathan A. Allan and Rachel F. Stapleton

Introduction: The Poetics and Politics of Reading
Jonathan A. Allan and Rachel F. Stapleton 439

A Text of a Different Colour: What Horse Can Tell Us About Reading
Keavy Martin 445

Desire, Disease, Death, and David Cronenberg: The Operatic Anxieties of The Fly
Yves Saint-Cyr 451

Taking a Risk: Wound-Readers: Derrida and Frankenstein’s Monster
Luis Othoniel Rosa 463

Absent Causality and Shocking Connections: The Question of Revolutionary Reading in Louis Althusser and E.L. Doctorow’s The Book of Daniel
Meredith Gill 482

Uncommon Placement: Reading Sexuality and Masochism in the Nineteenth-Century Commonplace Book
Jennifer E. Row 499

BOOK REVIEWS
Weinbrot, Howard D.
Menippean Satire Reconsidered: From Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century
Carolyn D. Williams 517

Verdicchio, Massimo
The Poetics of Dante’s Inferno
Lloyd H. Howard 521

Gillespie, Gerald
Proust, Mann, Joyce in the Modernist Context
Benjamin Boysen 523

Siemerling, Winfried, and Sarah Philips Casteel, eds.
Canada and Its Americas: Transcultural Navigations
Christina Kannenberg 527