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Title The practice of cultural analysis : exposing interdisciplinary interpretation / edited by Mieke Bal with the assistance of Bryan Gonzales.
Imprint Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 1999.

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Series Cultural memory in the present
Cultural memory in the present.
Subject Culture.
Alt Name Bal, Mieke, 1946-
Gonzales, Bryan.
NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xix, 392 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [367]-383) and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585098921 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 42856547
Additional Format Original (DLC) 98035018 (OCoLC)39508222.
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 Introduction / Mieke Bal1
 Prelude: Dia-logic - A Dialogue in Images Between Edwin Janssen and Janneke Lam / Janneke Lam15
Pt. IDon't Look Now: Visual Memory in the Present23
  The Finishing Touch / Evelyn Fox Keller29
  Vermeer's Women: Shifting Paradigms in Midcareer / Nanette Salomon44
  "Le cinema d'apres Lumiere": Rereading the "Origins" of the Filmic Image / Thomas Elsaesser60
  Killing Men and Dying Women: Gesture and Sexual Difference / Griselda Pollock75
  Imagining the 'Shtetl': Visual Theories of Nationhood / Carol Zemel102
  The Veils of Time: On the Historical Dimension in Cultural Analysis / Stephen Bann122
Pt. IIClose-ups and Mirrors: The Return of Close Reading, with a Difference137
  Venice and the Violence of Location / Helga Geyer-Ryan143
  Affective Reading: Loss of Self in Djuna Barnes's 'Nightwood' / Ernst van Alphen151
  History and/as Cultural Analysis: Gibbon and Ovid / Frank R. Ankersmit171
  "Is This Naomi?": Misreading, Gender Blurring, and the Biblical Story of Ruth / J. Cheryl Exum189
  Three Local Cases of Cross-Atlantic Reading: A Discussion on Space and Identity / Isabel Hoving203
  Variety & Standard / Siegfried Zielinski219
Pt. IIIMethod Matters: Reflections on the Identity of Cultural Analysis229
  Culture and Critique / Johannes Fabian235
  Cultural Variety and Metaphysical Unity / Louis Dupre255
  Desire, Distance, and Insight / Theo de Boer268
  Cultural Analysis and the Ghost of 'Geistesgeschichte' / John Neubauer287
  The Techno-University and the Future of Knowledge: Thoughts After Lyotard / Jon Cook303
 Double Afterwords325
  Why Interdisciplinarity Isn't Enough / William P. Germano327
  What Is Cultural Studies? / Jonathan Culler335