Publications


Recent Publications and Works in Progress

1. Animots: Animality in French Thought. Ed. Matthew Senior, David L. Clark, Carla Frecerro. Yale French Studies. "What Remains to be Seen: Animal, Atrocity, Witness"

2. Romantic Brevity. Eds. David L. Clark and Jacques Khalip. Romantic Circles (forthcoming).

3. “Goya’s Scarcity.” In Constellations of Contemporary Romanticism. Eds. Jacques Khalip and Tres Pyle.Fordham UP(forthcoming).

4. Towards a Prehistory of the Postanimal (seminar discussion paper for circulation / 106 pages) [Link]

 

 

Books Books

 Bodies and Pleasures in Late Kant. (For a detailed description of the book, click here.)




Regarding Sedgwick: Essays on Queer Culture and Critical Theory
. Eds.
     Stephen M. Barber and David L. Clark. New York: Routledge, 2002.
     Includes: "Queer Moments: The Performative Temporalities of Eve
     Kosofsky Sedgwick." 1-53. By Stephen M. Barber and David L. Clark.
     "'This Piercing Bouquet:' An Interview with Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick."
     243-262; "Selected Bibliography of Texts by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick."
     263-269.


Intersections: Nineteenth-Century Philosophy and Contemporary Theory.
     Eds. Tilottama Rajan and David L. Clark. State U of New York Press,
     1995. 386 + vii. Includes: "Speculations: Idealism and its Rem(a)inders;"
     1-35. By Tilottama Rajan and David L. Clark. "`The Necessary Heritage
     of Darkness:' Tropics of Negativity in Schelling, Derrida, and de Man."
     79-146. By David L. Clark.


New Romanticisms: Theory and Critical Practice. Eds. David L. Clark and
     Donald C. Goellnicht. Toronto: U of Toronto Press, 1994. 303 + xii.
     Includes: "Discriminations: Romanticism in the Wake of Deconstruction;"
     By David L. Clark and Donald C. Goellnicht. 3-24; "Against Theological
     Technology: Blake's `Equivocal Worlds.'" 164-222. By David L. Clark.

 

Contributions to Books

"Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick." Co-authored with Stephen M. Barber. Encyclopedia of Literature and
      Politics: Censorship, Revolution, and Writing
. Ed. M. Keith Booker (Greenwood Press:
      Westport, CT, 2005), 644-645.

"Hegel, Eating: Schelling and the Carnivorous Virility of Philosophy." Cultures of Taste /
     Theories of Appetite: Eating Romanticism. Ed. Timothy Morton. New York: Macmillan, 2004.
     115-139.

"Otherwise than God: Schelling, Marion." Trajectories of Mysticism in Theory and Literature. Ed.
     Phillip Leonard. London: Macmillan, 2000. 136-176.

"On Being 'the Last Kantian in Nazi Germany': Dwelling with Animals After Levinas." Animal Acts:
     Configuring the Human in Western History
. Eds. Jennifer Ham and Matthew Senior. New York:
     Routledge, 1997. 165-198. Rpt. and rev. in Postmodernism and the Ethical Subject. Ed.
     Barbara Gabriel and Susan Ilcan. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen's UP, 2004. 41-75.
     Rpt. and trans. "'Ostatni kantysta w nazistowskich Niemczech'. Zwierzta i ludzie po Levinasie,"
     trans. by Adam Ostolski, in: Teoria wiedzy o przeszoci na tle wspóczesnej humanistyki, ed.
     by Ewa Domaska (Pozna: Wydawnictwo Pozanskie, 2010): 475-523.


"Being Humaned: Medical Documentaries and the Hyperrealization of Conjoined Twins."
     Freakery: Cultural Spectacles of the Extraordinary Body. By David L. Clark and Catherine
     Myser. Ed. Rosemarie Thomson. New York: New York U Press, 1996. 338-355.

"Illegibility, Monstrosity, Denegation: De Man, bp Nichol, and the Resistance to Postmodernism."
     Negation, Critical Theory, and Postmodern Textuality. Ed. Daniel Fischlin. Dordrecht: Kluwer
     Academic Press, 1994. 259-300. Rpt. and rev. "Illegibility, Monstrosity, Denegation: De Man
     and the Resistance to Postmodernism." Monster Theory: Reading Culture. Ed. Jeffrey Cohen.
     Minneapolis: U of Minnesota Press, 1996. 285-311.

"How To Do Things With Shakespeare: Illustrative Theory and Practice in Blake's Pity." The
     Mind in Creation: Essays on Romantic Literature in Honour of Ross G. Woodman. Ed. J.
     Douglas Kneale. Montreal: McGill-Queen's U Press, 1992. 106-133, 167-173.



Journal Articles Journal Articles


"Unsocial Kant: The Philosopher and the Un-regarded War Dead." The Wordsworth Circle , 41. 1 (Winter 2010) : 60-68

"Genius of the Shore: Memorial Address for Dr. Balachandra Rajan." South Asian Review 30.3 (2009): 45-54.

"Ann Coulter and Blowhard Politics: Canadian Universities and the War on Thought." Truthout (30 March 2010)


"Perspectives on Pediatrics." Anna Joong and David Clark. McMaster University Medical Journal 5.2
     (Spring 2009), forthcoming.


"Lost and Found in Translation: Romanticism and the Legacies of Jacques Derrida." Studies in Romanticism 46.2
     (Summer/Fall 2007): 161- 182.


"Speaking of HIV/AIDS: Some Reflections on the Local Faces of the Epidemic." David L. Clark and Anna G. Joong.
      Discussion by David L. Clark. Mcmaster University Medical Journal
      5.1 (Spring 2008) 34-43.".


"Schelling's Wartime: Philosophy and Violence in the Age of Napoleon." European Romantic
     Review 19.2 (April 2008): 139-148.

"Bereft:  Derrida's Memory and the Spirit of Friendship."  South-Atlantic Quarterly 106.2
     (Spring 2007):  291-324.

"Tilottama Rajan: On Romantic Migrancy." Keats-Shelley Journal (Fall 2006): 22-28.

"'Waving, not drowning:' On the Lives and Afterlives of Theory." Studies in Romanticism 44.2 (Summer 2005): 261-270.

"The Last Temptation of Marion Woodman: The Anorexic Remainder in Bone: Dying into Life."
     Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture 72.1 (2005): 131-158. Rpt. and rev. Critical
     Interventions in the Ethics of Healthcare. Challenging the Principle of Autonomy in Bioethics.
     Eds. Stuart Murray and David Holmes. London: Ashgate, 2009. 215-233.

"We 'Other Prussians:' Bodies and Pleasures in De Quincey and Late Kant." European Romantic
     Review 14.2 (2003): 261-287.

"Kant's Aliens: The Anthropology and its Others." The New Centennial Review. 1.2 (Fall 2001):
     201-289.

"Mourning Becomes Theory: Schelling and the Absent Body of Philosophy." Schelling and
     Romanticism. Romantic Circles Praxis Series (June 2000): 16 pars.
     http://www.rc.umd.edu/praxis/schelling/clark/clark.html.
     Rpt. PostHuman Destinies 23 June 2010.

"'Fixing' Katie and Eilish: Medical Documentaries and the Subjection of Conjoined Twins." By
     Catherine Myser and David L. Clark. Literature and Medicine 17.1 (Spring 1998): 45-67.
     Permalink: http://resolver.scholarsportal.info.libaccess.lib.mcmaster.ca/resolve/10806571/v17i0001/45_kaemdatsoct


"Heidegger's Craving: Being-on-Schelling." Diacritics 27.3 (1997): 8-33. Rpt. in High Culture:
     Reflections on Addiction and Modernity. Eds. Anna Alexander and Mark Roberts. Albany:
     SUNY Press, 2002. 95-131.

"The End of Seduction: A Few Words about Baudrillard's 'Sex.'" By David L. Clark and Caroline
     Bayard. "The Destiny of Sexes and the Decline of Sexual Illusion," by Jean Baudrillard. Public
     15 (1997): 119-123.

"The Itineraries of Democracy: An Interview with Chantal Mouffe." By Caroline Bayard and David L.
     Clark. Studies in Political Economy. 49 (Spring 1996): 131-148.

"'Visibility Should Not Be Visible:' Blake's Borders and the Regime of Sight." The Wordsworth
     Circle 25 (Winter 1994): 29-36.

"Monstrous Reading: The Martyrology after de Man." Studies in Canadian Literature 15.2 (1991):
     1-32.

"'The Innocence of Becoming Restored:' Blake, Nietzsche, and the Disclosure of Difference."
     Studies in Romanticism 29.1 (1990): 91-113.


Journal Guest-Editorships and Introductions Journal Guest-Editorships and Introductions

Genius of the Shore: Essays Honouring the Life and Work of Balachandra Rajan,
     University of Toronto Quarterly 83.3 (2011): 619-778. Includes David. L. Clark,
     "On the Lessons of Balachandra Rajan," 619-651.
 

Reading Baudrillard Now / Lire Baudrillard aujourd'hui. (Ed. with Caroline Bayard.) Recherches
     sémiotiques / Semiotic Inquiry 16.1-2 (1996). 1-183. Includes: "Gaming with Meaning: Getting
     Baudrillard On-Line / 'Jouer avec le sens': être en ligne avec Baudrillard." 5-25.

Language, History, and the 'Romance of Fact' / Le langage, l'histoire, et `l'idéalization des faits.'
     Recherches sémiotiques / Semiotic Inquiry 12.1-2 (1992): 1-182. Includes: "Imaginary
     Gardens and Real Toads/Des jardins imaginaires avec des crapauds réels." 3-28.

Romanticism and the Legacies of Jacques Derrida. Studies in Romanticism 46.2 and 46.3 (Summer and Fall 2007).
     Guest Editor: David L. Clark.

Table of Contents

          David L. Clark, "Lost and Found in Translation: Romanticism and the Legacies of Jacques Derrida."

          David Simpson, "Derrida's Ghosts: The State of our Debt"

          Orrin N.C. Wang, "Ghost Theory"

          Marc Redfield, "Aesthetics, Theory, and the Profession of Literature: Derrida and Romanticism"

          Sara Guyer, "Romanticism and Survival"

          Theresa M. Kelley, "Reading Justice: From Derrida to Shelley and Back"

          David Farrell Krell, "Two Apothecaries: Novalis and Derrida"

          Tilottama Rajan, "First Outline of a System of Theory: Schelling and the Margins of Philosophy, 1799-1815"

          Ian Balfour, "Singularities: On a Motif in Derrida and Romantic Thought (Kant's Aesthetics, Rousseau's Autobiography)"