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                        Affect Bibliography


This is a working (i.e., incomplete and not regularly updated) bibliography of readings addressing affect and its theorization. Citations concerning related topics such as emotion, sensation, and so forth have been included only insofar as they've informed my thinking about affect in particular.


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Ahmed, Sara. “Affective Economies.” Social Text 79, Vol. 22, No. 2 (2004): 117-139.


Ahmed, Sara. Queer Phenomenology. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006.


Ahmed, Sara. The Promise of Happiness. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010.


Ahmed, Sara. “Happy Objects.” In The Affect Theory Reader, eds., Melissa Gregg and Gregory J. Seigworth, 29-51. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010.


Ahmed, Sara. The Cultural Politics of Emotions. Second Edition. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014.


Alphen, Ernst Van. “Affective Operations of Art and Literature.” RES, Nos. 53/54. (Spring/Autumn 2008): 20-30.


Altieri, Charles. The Particulars of Rapture. The Aesthetics of the Affects. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2003.


Anderson, Ben.“Becoming and Being Hopeful: Towards a Theory of Affect.” Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, Vol. 24 (2006): 733-752.


Anderson, Ben. “Affective Atmospheres.” Emotion, Space and Society 2 (2009): 77-81.


Anderson, Ben. Encountering Affect: Capacities, Apparatuses, Conditions. Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2014.


Andrejevic, Mark. “The Work that Affective Economics Does.” Cultural Studies, Vol. 25, No. 4-5 (2011): 604-620.


Andrejevic, Mark. “Whither-ing Critique.” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Vol. 10, No. 2-3 (2013): 222-228.


Angel, Maria and Anna Gibbs. “Media, Affect and the Face: Biomediation and the Political Scene.” Southern Review, Vol. 38, No. 2 (2006): 24-39.


Artaud, Antonin. “An Affective Athleticism.” In The Theater and its Double, Trans. Victor Corti. New York: One World Classics, 2013: 93-99.


Auyoung, Elaine. “The Sense of Something More in Art and Experience.” Style, Vol. 44, No. 4 (2010): 547-565.


Bargh, John A. and Melissa J. Ferguson. “Beyond Behaviorism: On the Automaticity of Higher Mental Processes.” Psychological Bulletin, Vol. 126, No 6 (2000): 925-945.


Bargh, John A. and Ezequiel Morsella. “The Unconscious Mind.” Perspectives on Psychological Science. Vol. 3, No. 1 (2008): 73-79.


Barthes, Roland. The Pleasure of the Text. Trans. Richard Miller. New York: Hill and Wang, 1975.


Barthes, Roland. Camera Lucida. Trans. Richard Howard. New York: Hill and Wang, 1981.


Bassnett, Sarah. “Archive and Affect in Contemporary Photography.” Photography & Culture. Vol. 2, No. 3 (2009): 241-252.


Basch, Michael Franz. “The Concept of Affect: A Re-Examination.” Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 24 (1976): 759-777.


Beardsley, M.C. and W.K. Wimsatt. “The Affective Fallacy.” The Sewanee Review 57.1 (Winter, 1949): 31-55.


Bennett, Jane. The Enchantment of Modern Life. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2001.


Bennett, Jane. Vibrant Matter. A Political Ecology of Things. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010.


Bennett, Jill. Empathic Vision. Affect, Trauma, and Contemporary Art. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2005.


Bennett, Jill. Practical Aesthetics. Events, Affect and Art After 9/11. New York: I.B. Tauris and Co, 2012.


Bergson, Henri. Matter and Memory. Trans. Nancy Margaret Paul, and W. Scott Palmer. New York: Zone Books, 1991.


Bergson, Henri. Key Writings. Eds. Keith Ansell Pearson and John Mullarkey. Trans. Melissa McMahon. New York: Continuum, 2002.


Berlant, Lauren. The Queen of America Goes to Washington City. Essays on Sex and Citizenship. Durham: Duke University Press, 1997.


Berlant, Lauren. 1999. “The Subject of True Feeling: Pain, Privacy, and Politics.” In Cultural Pluralism, Identity Politics, and the Law. Eds. Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.


Berlant, Lauren. “Intuitionists: History and the Affective Event.” American Literary History. Vol. 20, No. 4 (2008): 845-860.


Berlant, Lauren. “Thinking About Feeling Historical.” Emotion, Space and Society 1 (2008): 4-9.


Berlant, Lauren. Cruel Optimism. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011.


Berlant, Lauren. “Affect in the End Times: A Conversation with Lauren Berlant.” Qui Parle: Critical Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 20, No. 2 (2012): 71-89.


Berlant, Lauren. Desire/Love. Brooklyn: Punctum Books, 2012.


Blackman, Lisa. Immaterial Bodies. Affect, Embodiment, Mediation. Los Angeles: SAGE, 2012.


Blackman, Lisa, and Couze Venn. “Affect.” Body & Society, Vol. 16, No. 7 (March 2010): 7-28.


Bondi, Liz, Joyce Davidson, and Mick Smith. 2005. “Introduction: Geography’s ‘Emotional Turn.’” In Emotional Geographies, ed. Joyce Davidson, Liz Bondi, and Mick Smith. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.


Borod, Joan C. (ed.). The Neuropsychology of Emotion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.


Boucher, Geoff. “The Politics of Aesthetic Affect – A Reconstruction of Habermas’s Art Theory.” Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, Vol. 13 (2011): 62-78.


Braidotti, Rosi. “The Ethics of Becoming Imperceptible.” In Deleuze and Philosophy. Ed. Constantin V. Boundas. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2006: 133-159.


Braidotti, Rosi. “Affirming the Affirmative: On Nomadic Affectivity.” Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge 11/12 (2006).


Braidotti, Rosi. Transpositions: On Nomadic Ethics. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2006.


Braidotti, Rosi. “The Politics of Life as Bios/Zoe.” In Bits of Life: Feminism at the Intersections of Media, Bioscience and Technology. Eds. Anneke Smelike and Nina Lykke. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2008: 179-196.


Brennan, Teresa. The Transmission of Affect. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2004.


Brinkema, Eugenie. The Forms of the Affects. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014.


Broucek, Francis J. “Shame and Its Relationship to Early Narcissistic Developments.” International Journal of Psychoanalysis 63 (1982): 369-378.


Brown, Elspeth H. and Thy Phu. (Eds.). Feeling Photography. Durham: Duke University Press, 2014.


Burke, Edmund. A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015.


Butler, Judith. Senses of the Subject. New York: Fordham University Press, 2015.


Calcagno, Antonio. “The Role of Forgetting in Our Experience of Time: Augusting of Hippo and Hannah Arendt.” Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, No. 13 (2011): 14-27.


Caruth, Cathy. “Introduction.” In Trauma: Explorations in Memory. Ed. Cathy Caruth. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1995: 3-12.


Chaput, Catherine. “Rhetorical Circulation in Late Capitalism: Neoliberalism and the Overdetermination of Affective Energy.” Philosophy and Rhetoric. Vol. 43, No. 1 (2010): 1-25.


Cho, Grace M. “Voices from the Teum: Synesthetic Trauma and the Ghosts of the Korean Diaspora.” The Future of Trauma Theory: Contemporary Literary and Cultural Criticism. Eds. Gert Buelens, Sam Durrant, and Robert Eaglestone. New York: Routledge, 2014. 151-169.


Clarke Lynn. “The Public and its Affective problems.” Philosophy and Rhetoric. Vol. 45, No. 4 (2012): 376-405.


Clough, Patricia Ticineto. Autoaffection. Unconscious Thought in the Age of Teletechnology. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000.


Clough, Patricia Ticento. “Future Matters: Technoscience, Global Politics, and Cultural Criticism.” Social Text 80, Vol 22, No. 3 (2004): 1-23.


Clough, Patricia Ticineto, Greg Goldberg, Rachel Schiff, Aaron Weeks, and Craig Willse. “Notes Toward a Theory of Affect-Itself.” Ephemera. Vol. 7, No. 1 (2007): 60-77.


Clough, Patricia Ticineto, and Jean Halley, eds. The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007.


Clough, Patricia Ticineto. “The Affective Turn: Political Economy, Biomedia and Bodies.” Theory, Culture & Society. Vol. 25, No. 1 (2008): 1-22.


Code, Lorraine. Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories. New York: NetLibrary, Inc., 2000.


Combes, Muriel. Gilbert Simondon and the Philosophy of the Transindividual. Trans. Thomas La Marre. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2013.


Connolly, William E. “Brain Waves, Transcendental Fields and Techniques of Thought.” Radical Philosophy 94 (1999): 19-28.


Connolly, William E. “Spinoza and Us.” Political Theory, Vol. 29, No. 4 (2001): 583-594.


Connolly, William E. Neuropolitics. Thinking, Culture, Speed. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002.


Connolly, William E. A World of Becoming. Durham: Duke University Press, 2011.


Cvetkovich, Ann. Mixed Feelings. Feminism, Mass Culture, and Victorian Sensationalism. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1992.


Cvetkovich, Ann. An Archive of Feelings. Trauma, Sexuality, and Lesbian Public Cultures. Durham: Duke University Press, 2003.


Cvetkovich, Ann. Depression. A Public Feeling. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012.


Dahlberg, Lincoln and Sean Phelan (Eds.). Discourse Theory and Critical Media Politics. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2011.


Damasio, Antonio R. Descartes’ Error. Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain. New York: G. P. Putnam, 1994.


Damasio, Antonio R. The Feeling of What Happens. Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness. New York: Harcourt, 1999.


Davis, Diane. Inessential Solidarity. Rhetoric and Foreigner Relations. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010.


Dean, Jodi. Blog Theory: Feedback and Capture in the Circuits of Drive. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2010.


Deleuze, Gilles. “Lecture Transcripts on Spinoza’s Concept of Affect.” Eds. Emilie Deleuze and Julien Deleuze, 1978.


Deleuze, Gilles. Spinoza: Practical Philosophy. Trans. Robert Hurley. San Francisco: City Lights Books, 1988.


Deleuze, Gilles. Expressionism in Philosophy: Spinoza. Trans. Martin Joughin. New York: Zone Books, 1992.


Deleuze, Gilles. “Letter to Reda Bensmaia, On Spinoza.” In Negotiations. Trans. Martin Joughin. New York: Columbia University Press, 1995: 164-166.


Deleuze, Gilles and Felix Guattari. “Percept, Affect and Concept.” In What is Philosophy? Trans. Hugh Tomlinson and Graham Burchell. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996: 163-199.


Deleuze, Gilles and Felix Guattari. A Thousand Plateaus. Capitalism and Schizophrenia. Trans. Brian Massumi. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997.


Deleuze, Gilles. Francis Bacon: The Logic of Sensation. Trans. Daniel W. Smith. London: Continuum, 2003.


Deleuze, Gilles. Cinema 1: The Movement-Image. Trans. Hugh Tomlinson and Barbara Habberjam. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003.


Deutscher, Max. “Sting of Reason.” Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, No. 13 (2011): 79-95.


Diaconu, Madalina. “Patina – Atmosphere – Aroma: Towards an Aesthetics of Fine Difference.” In Anna Teresa Tymieniecka (ed.) Analecta Husserliana XCII (2006): 131-148.


Edbauer, Jenny. “Unframing Models of Public Distribution: From Rhetorical Situation to Rhetorical Ecologies.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly. Vol. 35, No 4 (2005): 5-24.


Emerson, Ralph Waldo. “Nature.” In Essays and Lectures. Ed. Joel Porte. New York: Library of America: 5-49.


Erikson, Kai. “Notes on Trauma and Community.” In The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social. Eds. Patricia Ticineto Clough and Jean Halley. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007: 183-199.


Feigenbaum, Anna. “Resistant Matters: Tents, Tear Gas and the ‘Other Media’ of Occupy.” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Vol. 11, No. 1 (2014): 15-24.


Fish, Stanley. “Literature in the Reader: Affective Stylistics.” New Literary History. Vol. 2, No. 1 (1970): 123-162.


Formosa, Paul. “A Life Without Affects and Passions: Kant on the Duty of Apathy.” Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, No. 13 (2011): 96-111.


Gardner, Tony. “Breathing’s Hieroglyphics: Deciphering Artaud’s ‘Affective Athleticism.’” Performance Research Vol. 8, No. 2: 109-116.


Gerlitz, Carolin and Anne Helmond. “The Like Economy: Social Buttons and the Data-Intensive Web.” New Media & Society. Vol. 15, No. 8 (2013), 1348-1365.


Gibbs, Anna. “Dissaffected.” Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies. Vol. 16, No. 3 (2002): 335-341.


Gibbs, Anna. “Panic! Affect, Mimesis and Suggestion in the Social Field.” Cultural Studies Review, Vol. 14, No. 2 (2008): 130-145.


Gibson-Graham, J.K. A Postcapitalist Politics. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008.


Goodman, Steve. Sonic Warfare. Sound, Affect, and the Ecology of Fear. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2012.


Goodwin, Jeff, James M. Jasper, and Francesca Polletta, eds. Passionate Politics. Emotions and Social Movements. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Grant, Stuart. “An Approach to the Affective Dimension of Speaking.” Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, No. 13 (2011): 112-125.


Gregg, Melissa. Cultural Studies’ Affective Voices. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006


Gregg, Melissa and Gregory Seigworth, eds. The Affect Theory Reader. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010.


Gross, Daniel M. and Ansgar Kemmann, eds. Heidegger and Rhetoric. Albany: SUNY Press, 2005.


Gross, Daniel M. The Secret History of Emotion. From Aristotle’s Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.


Grossberg, Lawrence. Interview with Lawrence Grossberg. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies. Vol. 10, No. 1 (2013): 59-97.


Gruber, David R. “The (Digital) Majesty of All Under Heaven: Affective Constitutive Rhetoric at the Hong Kong Museum of History’s Multi-Media Exhibition of Terracotta Warriors.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Vol. 44, No. 2 (2014): 148-167.


Grusin, Richard, ed. The Nonhuman Turn. Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota, 2015.


Hardt, Michael. “Affect Labor.” boundary 2, Vol. 26, No. 2 (Summer 1999): 89–100.


Hardt, Michael. “The Power to be Affected.” International Journal of Cultural Sociology 28 (2015): 215-222.


Heinämaaa, Sara. “Varieties of Presence: Heidegger and Husserl’s Accounts of the Useful and the Valuable.” Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, No. 13 (2011): 28-40.


Hemmings, Clare. “Invoking Affect: Cultural Theory and the Ontological Turn.” Cultural Studies, Vol. 19, No. 5 (2005): 548-567.


Highmore, Ben. “Feeling Our Way: Mood and Cultural Studies.” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Vol. 10, No. 4 (2013): 427-438.


Hirschman, Albert O. The Passions and the Interests. Political Arguments for Capitalism Before its Triumph. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997.


Hochschild, Arlie Russell. The Managed Heart. Commercialization of Human Feeling. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.


Hoeken, Hans and Mario van Vliet. “Suspense, Curiosity, and Surprise: How Discourse Structure Influences the Affective and Cognitive Processing of a Story.” Poetics 26 (2000): 277-286.


Hoshino, Futoshi. “Words and Passions in Edmund Burke: Revisiting Burke’s ‘Sublime’ with Pseudo-Longinus.” Aesthetics 16 (2012): 1-10.


Huehls, Mitchum. “Structures of Feeling: Or, How to Do Things (or Not) with Books.” Contemporary Literature, Vol. 51, No. 2 (2010): 419-428.


Hume, David. A Treatise of Human Nature. Ed. L.A. Selby-Bigge. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1896.


Hustak, Carla and Natasha Myers. “Involutionary Momentum: Affective Ecologies and the Sciences of Plant/Insect Encounters.” Differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, Vol. 23, No. 3 (2012): 74-118.


Illouz, Eva. Cold Intimacies. The Making of Emotional Capitalism. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2007.


James, William. “What is an Emotion?” Mind, Vol. 9, No. 34 (1884): 188-205.


James, Williams. A Pluralistic Universe. Hibbert Lectures at Manchester College on the Present Situation in Philosophy. Rockville, Maryland: Arc Manor, 1909.


James, William. “The Place of Affectional Facts in a World of Pure Experience.” In Essays in Radical Empiricism. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1996: 137–154.


Jenkins, Eric. Special Affects. Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2014.


Kabir, Ananya Jahanara. “Affect, Body, Place: Trauma Theory in the World.” In The Future of Trauma Theory: Contemporary Literary and Cultural Criticism. Eds. Gert Buelens, Sam Durrant, and Robert Eaglestone. New York: Routledge, 2014.


Kelly, Vernon C. A Primer of Affect Psychology. The Tomkins Institute, 2009.


Kenaan, Hagi, and Ilit Ferber. “Moods and Philosophy,” in Philosophy’s Moods: The Affective Grounds for Thinking, ed. Hagi Kenaan and Ilit Ferber, Contributions to Phenomenology. London & New York: Springer, 2011.


Khan, Gulshan. “Agency, Nature and Emergent Properties: An Interview with Jane Bennett.” Contemporary Political Theory 8 (2009): 90-105.


Kim, Hosu. “The Parched Tongue.” In The Affective Turn: Theorizing the Social. Eds. Patricia Ticineto Clough and Jean Halley. Durham: Duke UP, 2007. 34-46.


Knobloch, Silvia, et. al. “Affective News: Effects of Discourse Structure in Narratives on Suspense, Curiosity, and Enjoyment While Reading News and Novels.” Communication Research 31.3 (June 2004): 259-287.


La Caze, Marguerite, and Henry Martyn Lloyd. “Editors’ Introduction: Philosophy and the ‘Affective Turn.’ Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, No. 13 (2011): 1-13.


Langer, Susanne K. Philosophy in a New Key. New York: The New American Library, 1954.


Leys, Ruth. From Guilt to Shame: Auschwitz and After. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2007.


Leys, Ruth. “The Turn to Affect: A Critique.” Critical Inquiry, Vol. 37, No. 3 (2011): 434-472.


Leys, Ruth. “‘Both of Us Disgusted in My Insula’: Mirror-Neuron Theory and Emotional Empathy.” In Science and Emotions after 1945: A Transatlantic Perspective. Eds. Frank Biess and Daniel M. Gross. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014: 67-95.


Lucretius. On the Nature of Things. Trans. Martin Ferguson Smith. Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, 2001.


Lundberg, Christian O. “Revisiting the Future of Meaning.” Quarterly Journal of Speech, Vol. 101, No. 1 (2015): 173-185.


Lymer, Jane. “Merleau-Ponty and the Affective Maternal-Foetal Relation.” Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, No. 13 (2011): 126-143.


Manning, Erin. Politics of Touch: Sense, Movement, Sovereignty. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2007.


Marcus, George E. The Sentimental Citizen. Emotion in Democratic Politics. University Park, PA: Penn State University Press, 2002.


Marcus, George E., W. Russel Neuman, and Michael Mackuen. Affective Intelligence and Political Judgment. Chicago: Chicago University Press, 2000.


Martin, James. “A Feeling for Democracy?” Rhetoric, Power and the Emotions.” Journal of Political Power, Vol. 6, No. 3 (2013): 461-476.


Massumi, Brian. A User’s Guide to Capitalism and Schizophrenia: Deviations from Deleuze and Guattari. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1992.


Massumi, Brian. “The Autonomy of Affect.” Cultural Critique, Vol. 31, No. 2 (1995): 83-109.


Massumi, Brian. Parables for the Virtual. Durham: Duke University Press, 2002.


Massumi, Brian. Semblance and Event. Activist Philosophy and the Occurrent Arts. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2011.


Massumi, Brian. The Politics of Affect. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2015.


May, Matthew S. “Spinoza and Class Struggle.” Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, Vol. 6, No. 2 (June 2009): 204-208.


McCormack, Derek. “An Event of Geographical Ethics in Spaces of Affect.” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 28 (2003): 488-507.


McGuigan, Jim. “The Cultural Public Sphere.” European Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 8, No. 4 (2005): 427-443.


McHendry, George F., Michael K. Middleton, Danielle Endres, Samantha Senda-Cook, and Megan O’Byrne. “Rhetorical Critic(ism)’s Body: Affect and Fieldwork on a Plane of Immanence.” Southern Communication Journal, Vol. 79, No. 4 (September-October 2014): 293-310.


McKim, Joel. “Of Microperception and Micropolitics: An Interview with Brian Massumi, 15 August 2008.” Inflexions: A Journal for Research-Creation, No. 3 (2009).


Middleton, Michael K., Samantha Senda-Cook, and Danielle Endres. “Articulating Rhetorical Field Methods: Challenges and Tensions.” Western Journal of Communication, Vol.75, No. 4. (July-September 2011): 386-406.


Mullin, Amy. “Narrative, Emotions, and Autonomy.” Narrative, Emotion, and Insight. Ed. Noel Carroll and John Gibson. University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2011. 92-108.


Murray, Joddy. Non-Discursive Rhetoric. Image and Affect in Multimodal Composition. Albany: SUNY Press, 2010.


Navaro-Yashin, Yael. “Affective Spaces, Melancholic Objects: Ruination and the Production of Anthropological Knowledge.” Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 15 (2009): 1-18.


Negri, Antonio and Michael Hardt. “Value and Affect.” boundary 2, Vol. 26, No. 2 (Summer 1999): 77–88.


Ngai, Sianne. Ugly Feelings. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005.


Norretranders, Tor. The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down to Size. New York: Viking, 1998.


Oele, Marjolein. “Heidegger’s Reading of Aristotle’s Concept of Pathos.” Philosophy, Paper 18 (2012).


O’Sullivan, Simon. “The Aesthetics of Affect: Thinking Art Beyond Representation.” Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 6, no. 3 (2001): 125-135.


Ott, Brian. “The Visceral Politics of V for Vendetta: On Political Affect in Cinema.” Critical Studies in Media Communication, 27 (2010): 39–54.


Panagia, Davide. The Political Life of Sensation. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009.


Panksepp, Jaak (Ed.). Affective Neuroscience. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.


Markell, Pachen. “The Art of the Possible.” Political Theory, Vol. 31, No. 3 (June 2003): 461-470.


Panagia, Davide. The Political Life of Sensation. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009.


Papacharissi, Zizi. Affective Publics. Sentiment, Technology, and Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.


Paterson, Mark. The Senses of Touch. Haptics, Affects and Technology. New York: Berg, 2007.


Pellegrini, Ann, and Jasbir Puar. “Affect.” Social Text 100, Vol. 27, No. 3 (Fall 2009): 35-38.


Pfau, Thomas. Romantic Moods. Paranoia, Trauma, and Melancholy, 1790-1840. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 2005.


Phu, Thy, and Linda M. Steer. “Introduction to Affecting Photographies.” Photography & Culture, Vol. 2, No. 3 (November 2009): 235-240.


Picard, R.W. “Affective Computing.” M.I.T. Media Laboratory Perceptual Computing Section Technical Report, No. 321.


Pinch, Adela. Strange Fits of Passion: Epistemologies of Emotion, Hume to Austen. Stanford: Stanford UP, 1996.


Povinelli, Elizabeth A. “Notes on Gridlock: Genealogy, Intimacy, Sexuality.” Public Culture, Vol. 14, No. 1 (2002): 215-238.


Povinelli, Elizabeth A. Empire of Love. Toward a Theory of Intimacy, Genealogy, and Carnality. Durham: Duke University Press, 2006.


Povinelli, Elizabeth, A. “The Will to be Otherwise/The Effort of Endurance.” The South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol. 111, No. 3 (Summer 2012): 453-475.


Prinz, Jesse J. Gut Reactions. A Perceptual Theory of Emotion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.


Protevi, John. Poltical Affect. Connecting the Social and the Somatic. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009.


Protevi, John. “Ontology, Biology, and History of Affect.” In The Speculative Turn. Contintental Materialism and Realism. Eds. Levi Bryant, Nick Srnicek, and Graham Harman. Victoria, Australia:, 2011. 393-405.


Pruchnic, Jeff, and Kim Lacey. “The Future of Forgetting: Rhetoric, Memory, Affect.” Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Vol. 41, No. 5 (2011): 472-494.


Raeber, Michael I. “The Art of Democracy—Art as a Tool for Developing Democratic Citizenship and Stimulating Public Debate: A Rortyan-Deweyan Account.” Humanities, Vol. 2 (2013): 176-192.


Ranciere, Jacques. The Politics of Aesthetics. The Distribution of the Sensible. Trans. Gabriel Rockhill. London: Continuum, 2004.


Rand, Erin. “Bad Feelings in Public: Rhetoric, Affect, and Emotion.” Rhetoric & Public Affairs, Vol. 18, No. 1 (Spring 2015): 161-175.


Redding, Paul. The Logic of Affect. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999.


Redding, Paul. “Feeling, Thought and Orientation: William James and the Idealist Anti-Cartesian Tradition.” Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, No. 13 (2011): 41-51.


Reeve, Johnmarshall. Understanding Motivation and Emotion. Fifth Edition. New York: Wiley, 2009.


Regis, Edward. “Literature by the Reader: The ‘Affective’ Theory of Stanley Fish.” College English, Vol. 38, No. 3 (November 1976): 263-280.


Rice, Jenny. 2008. “The New ‘New’: Making a Case for Critical Affect Studies.” Quarterly Journal of Speech. Vol. 94, No. 2: 200-212.


Rice, Jenny. Distant Publics: Development Rhetoric and the Subject of Crisis.

Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012.


Rice, Jenny. 2015. “Pathologia.” Quarterly Journal of Speech. Vol. 101, No. 1: 34-45.


Rickert, Thomas. Ambient Rhetoric. The Attunements of Rhetorical Being. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013.


Robinson, Jenefer. Deeper than Reason. Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2005.


Rothberg, Michael. “Preface: beyond Tancred and Clorinda—Trauma Studies for Implicated Subjects.” The Future of Trauma Theory: Contemporary Literary and Cultural Criticism. Eds. Gert Buelens, Sam Durrant, and Robert Eaglestone. New York: Routledge, 2014. xi-xviii.


Rozelle, Lee. Environmental Awe and Terror from New World to Oddworld. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2006.


Schaefer, Donovan O. Religious Affects. Animality, Evolution, and Power. Durham: Duke University Press, 2015.


Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky, and Adam Frank. “Shame in the Cybernetic Fold: Reading Silvan Tomkins.” Critical Inquiry, Vol. 21, No. 2 (Winter 1995): 496-522.


Sedgwick, Eve Kosofsky. Touching Feeling. Affect, Pedagogy, Performativity. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2003.


Seigworth, Gregory, and Melissa Gregg, eds. The Affect Theory Reader. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010. 1-28.


Seigworth, Gregory, and Matthew Tiessen. “Mobile Affects, Open Secrets, and Global Illiquidity: Pockets, Pools, and Plasma.” Theory, Culture & Society, Vol. 29, No. 6 (2012): 47-77.


Shaviro, Steven. The Cinematic Body. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993.


Shaviro, Steven. Connected, or What it Means to Live in the Network Society. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003.


Shaviro, Steven. “Emotion Capture: Affect in Digital Film.” Projections, Vol. 2, No. 1 (2007): 37–55.


Shaviro, Steven. Without Criteria. Kant, Whitehead, Deleuze, and Aesthetics. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2009.


Shaviro, Steven. “Post-Cinematic Affect: On Grace Jones, Boarding Gate and Southland Tales.” Film-Philosophy, Vol. 14, No. 1 (2010): 1-102.


Sharpe, Matthew. “‘On the Present is our Happiness’: On Affects in Ancient Thought, in Memorium Pierre Hadot.” Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy, No. 13 (2011): 144-156.


Shouse, Eric. “Feeling, Emotion, Affect.” M/C Journal 8, no. 6 (2005):


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