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Karl Abraham, "A Short Study of the Development of the Libido"
Nicholas Abraham, "Notes on the Phantom"
---, "Rhythmizing Consciousness" and "Psychoanalytic Aesthetics"
Nicholas Abraham & Maria Torok, "Notes on Endocryptic Identification"
---, "Mourning or Melancholia: Introjection versus Incorporation" 
Carol J. Adams, "The Sexual Politics of Meat" (1990)
John Adams, letter to Abigail Adams, 3 July 1776
John Quincy Adams, "Ode to Jefferson"
Joseph Addison, Spectator #411-#421
Theodor Adorno, "The Essay as Form"
---, "On Lyric Poetry and Society"
---, "The Meaning of Working Through the Past" (1959)
---, "Valéry Proust Museum"
Giorgio Agamben, "Bartleby, or On Contingency" (1993)
Louisa May Alcott, "Transcendental Wild Oats"
Sherman Alexie, "Amusements"
---, "A Train Is an Order of Occurrence"
Nora Alter, "The Political Im/perceptible in the Essay Film (1996)
Louis Althusser, "Contradiction and Overdetermination"
Benedict Anderson, "Memory and Forgetting"
Warwick Anderson, "The Case of the Archive" (2013)
William Apess, "Eulogy on King Philip" (1836)
---, "Experiences of Five Christian Indians" (1833)
Aristotle, "On Memory and Reminiscence"
David Armitage, "Three Concepts of Atlantic History"
Isobel Armstrong, "Psychoanalysis and Pedagogy: Narratives of Teaching" (2014)
Matthew Arnold, from Culture and Anarchy (1869)
---, "The Study of Poetry" (1880)
Peter Asaro, "A Body to Kick, but Still No Soul to Damn: Legal Perspectives on Robotics" (2012)
W. H. Auden, "In Memory of Sigmund Freud" (1939)
---, "In Memory of W. B. Yeats" (1939)
---, "Psychology and Art To-Day"
---, "Stop all the clocks"
---, "The Unknown Citizen" (1939)
Augustine, Confessions, book 10
Francis Bacon, from The Great Instauration (1620)
Gaston Bachelard, "Rhythmanalysis"
John Baker, "Mourning as the Transformation of Object Relations" (2001)
James Baldwin, "Encounter on the Seine (1950)
---, "Equal in Paris" (1955)
---, "An Interview...on Henry James (1986)
---, "The New Lost Generation" (1961)
---, "A Question of Identity" (1954)
---, "This Morning, This Evening, So Soon" (1960)
Jane Barker, "On the Death of My Brother"
---, "On the Death of My Dear Friend"
Allen Barnett, "Philostorgy, Now Obscure"
Georges Bataille, Eroticism, Introduction
Katharine Lee Bates, "America the Beautiful" (1895)
Charles Baudelaire, "New Notes on Edgar Poe"
Jean Baudrillard, "The Animals: Territory and Metamorphoses" (1981)
Sidney Bechet, from Treat It Gentle (1960)
Gabriella Bedetti, "Henri Meschonnic: Rhythm as Pure Historicity" (1992)
Aphra Behn, "On the Death of...Rochaester"
Jessica Benjamin, "The First Bond" (1988)
George Berkeley, "On the Prospect of Planting Arts and Learning in America" (1752)
Jessica Benjamin, "The Oedipal Riddle"
---,  "The Primal Leap of Psychoanalysis, from Body to Speech" (1998)
Walter Benjamin, "The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction" (1936)
Paula Bernat Bennett, Introduction to Nineteenth-Century American Women Poets (1998)
Emile Benveniste, "The Notion of 'Rhythm' in Its Linguistic Expression" (1951)
Sacvan Bercovitch, "The Vision of History," from Puritan Origins of the American Self (1975)
John Berger, "Why Look at Animals?" (1980)
Lauren Berlant, "The Female Woman" (1991)
Lauren Berlant & Michael Warner, "What Does Queer Theory Teach Us about X?" (1995)
Jeffrey Berman, "The Talking Cure" (1985)
John Berryman, "Homage to Mistress Bradstreet" (1953)
---, "The marker slants..."
---, "Wash Far Away"
---, "Your Birthday in Wisconsin You Are 140"
Bhagavad Gita, chs. 8-12
Bruno Bettelheim, "Freud's Vienna"
Bion, "Lament for Adonis" and Moschus, "Lament for Bion"
Elizabeth Bishop, "The Fish"
---, "North Haven"
---, "One Art"
---, "Pink Dog" (1979)
Maurice Blanchot, "Madness par excellence" (1951)
David Blight, from Race and Reunion (2001)
Harold Bloom, "Apophrades"
Nellie Bly, Ten Days in a Mad-House
Jay Bochner, "The Marriage of Rogue and The Soil" (2008)
Colleen Glenney Boggs, "Bestiality Revisited: The Primal Scene of Biopower" (2013)
Bénédicte Boisseron, "Afro-Dog" (2015) 
Luc Bolatanski, "The Aesthetic Topic" (1993)
Christopher Bollas, "Communications of the Unconscious"
---, Free Association (2002)
---, "Why Oedipus?"
Stefano Bolognini, "My Dog Doesn't Know Descartes" (2011)
Marie Bonaparte, Topsy (1940)
Jorge Luis Borges, "Funes, the Memorious"
---, "The Other Tiger" (1961)
T. Coraghesan Boyle, "Captured by the Indians" (1999)
Braden and Fowler, "Elegy" (PEPP)
G. A. Bradshaw, "An Ape Among Many: Animal Co-Authorship and Trans-species Epistemic Authority" (2010)
John Bradshaw, "How Wolves Became Dogs" (2011)
Anne Bradstreet, "An Elegy upon...Philip Sidney" (1650)
---, "To the Memory of My...Father" (1653)
Néstor Braunstein, "Desire and Jouissance in the Teachings of Lacan" (2003)
Mitchell Robert Breitwieser, "The Society of the Example"
John Brenkman, "The Concrete Utopia of Poetry: Blake's 'A Poison Tree'" (1985)
Breuer and Freud, "Anna O."
T. V. F. Brogan et al., "Anthology" (2012)
Philip Bromberg, "The Nearness of You" (2010)
---, "Introduction," from Standing in the Spaces (1998)
---, from Standing in the Spaces (1998) 
Emily Brontë, "No coward soul is mine" (1846)
---, "Remembrance" (1845)
---, "Stanzas" (1840)
Peter Brooks, "Changes in the Margins: Construction, Transference, and Narrative" (1994)
Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker (1799)
Laura Brown, "Immoderate Love: The Lady and the Lapdog" (2010)
William Wells Brown, "St. Domingo" (1854)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning, "A Curse for a Nation" (1844)
---, "L.E.L.'s Last Question" (1844)
---, "Mother and Poet" (1861)

---, "The Runaway Slave at Pilgrim's Point" (1850)
Robert Browning, "An Epistle" (1855)
---, "Caliban upon Setebos" (1864)
---,  "Essay on Shelley" (1851)
---, "Fra Lippo Lippi" (1855)
---, Men and Women (1855)
Orestes Brownson, Oration ["American Literature"] (1839)
---, "The Laboring Classes" (1840)
William Cullen Bryant, "An Indian at the Burying-Place of His Fathers" (1824)
---, "The Prairies" (1832)
---, "A Story of the Island of Cuba" (1830)
---, "Summer Wind" (1824)
---, "Thanatopsis"
---, "To an American Painter Departing for Europe" (1829)
---, "To a Waterfowl"
Joseph Stevens Buckminster, "Social Blessings of Americans"
Inge Bundsgaard, "The Question of Access: The Right to Social Memory versus the Right to Social Oblivion" (2006)
Judith Butler, "Melancholy Gender--Refused Identification" (1995)
Lord Byron, Thyrza poems
Matthew Calarco, "Heidegger's Zoontology" (2004)
Sharon Cameron, Introduction and Chapter 2 from Lyric Time (1979)
Matthew Carey, A Short Account of the Malignant Fever... (1st ed., Nov. 1793)
Thomas Carlyle, "Characteristics" (1831)
Anne Carson, "Sumptuous Destitution"
Angela Carter, "The Cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe" (1985)
Alice Cary, "The Washerwoman"
Willa Cather, "Paul's Case"
Max Cavitch, "American Constitutional Elegy" (2010)
---, "Audience Terminable and Interminable" (2005)
---, "Clericus and the Lunatick" (2014)
---, translator and Introduction, Jacques Derrida and Safaa Fathy, "Contre-jour" (2016)
"Curbside Quarantine: A Scene of Interspecies Mediality" (2012)
---, "Dickinson and the Exception" (2008)
---, "Dissociative Reading--Philip Bromberg and Emily Dickinson" (2007)
---, "'Do You Love Me?': The Question of the Queer Child of Psychoanalysis"
---, "Genre" (2012)
---, "Emma Lazarus and the Golem of Liberty" (2008)
---, "Interiority and Artifact: Death and Self-Inscription in Thomas Smith's Self-Portrait" (2002)
---, Introduction and translation, "Contre-Jour," by Jacques Derrida and Safaa Fathy (2016)
---, "Irregulars" (2013)

---, "Lament" (2012)
---, "Michael Lucas and the Pornography of Migration" (2010)
---, "The Poetry of Phillis Wheatley in Slavery's Recollective Economies, 1773 to the Present" (2014)
---, "Retrievements Out of the Night," from American Elegy (207)
---, "Sex after Death: François Ozon's Libidinal Invasions" (2007)
---, "Slavery and Its Metrics" (2011)
---, "Stephen Crane's Refrain" (2008)
Aimé Césaire, "The Verb 'Marronner'"
William Ellery Channing, Farley ordination sermon ["Likeness to God"] (1828)
Roger Chartier, "Labourers and Voyagers: From the Text to the Reader" (1992)
Geoffrey Chaucer, "The Book of the Duchess" (c. 1370)
Anton Chekhov, "Kashtanka"
Mel Y. Chen, "Queer Animality" (2012)
Charles Chesnutt, "Dave's Neckliss"
Lydia Maria Child, "Slavery's Pleasant Homes" (1843)
E. M. Cioran, "Mechanism of Utopia"
Hélène Cixous, "Shared at Dawn"
---, "Stigmata, or Job the Dog" (1997)
Amy Clampitt, "Amherst"
---, "A Procession at Candlemas"
Cheryl Clarke, "A Poet's Death"
Lucille Clifton, "The Lost Baby Poem" (1972)
Ta-Nehisi Coates, "The Case for Reparations" (2014)
J. M. Coetzee, "Taking Offense" (1996)
---, "The Lives of Animals" (1999)
Michael Cohen, "Popular Ballads: Rhythmic Remediations in the Nineteenth Century"
Samuel Taylor Coleridge, "Christabel" (1816)
"On the Slave Trade" (1796)
---, opium letters (1814-32)
Marquis de Condorcet, "Future Progress of Mankind" (1795)
Ken Corbett, "Boyhood Femininity, Gender Identity Disorder, Masculine Presuppositions, and the Anxiety of Regulation" (2009)
Julio Cortázar, "Axolotl"
Peter Coviello, "Agonizing Affection"
Elizabeth Cowie, "Documentary Desire: Seeing for Ourselves and Identifying in Reality" (2011)
Abraham Cowley, "On the Death of Mrs. Katherine Philips" (1667)
Hart Crane, "To Emily Dickinson" (1927)
Stephen Crane, selected poems (1895, 1899)
Susan Crane, "Cohabitation" (2013)
Robert Creeley, "Reflections on Whitman in Age"
Douglass Crimp, "Mourning and Militancy" (1989)
Stanley Crouch, "Blues to Be Constitutional" (1995)
Countee Cullen, "Lament"
---, "Threnody for a Brown Girl"
Richard Cureton, Telling Time: Toward a Temporal Poetics (2001)
Samuel Danforth, "A Brief Recognition of New-Englands Errand into the Wilderness" (1670)
Lucretia Davidson, "Auction Extraordinary"
---, "Lines Written under the Promise of Reward"
Jody Messler Davies, "Love in the Afternoon: A Relational Reconsideration of Desire and Dread in the Countertransference" (1994)
Rebecca Harding Davis, "Life in the Iron-Mills" (1861)
Declaration of Sentiments (1848)
Colin Dayan, "Skin of the Dog" (2011)
Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, "1730: Becoming-Intense, Becoming-Animal, Becoming-Imperceptible . . ."
Philip Deloria, from Playing Indian (1998)
Paul de Man, "Anthropomorphism and Trope in the Lyric" (1984)
---, "Autobiography as De-Facement"
---, "Shelley Disfigured" (1984)
Jacques Derrida, "Cogito and the History of Madness"
---, "Des Tours de Babel" (1985)
---, "Foi et savoir" 
---, "The Law of Genre" (1980)
---, "Les Morts de Roland Barthes" (1981)
---, "Living On" (1977)
---, "La parole soufflée"
---, "The Night Watch" ["La veilleuse"]
---, "Telepathy" (1979)
---, "What Is a 'Relevant' Translation?" (2001)
Jane C. Desmond, "Animating Life: Cognition, Expressivity, and the Art Market" (2016)
Vinciane Despret, "Responding Bodies and Partial Affinities in Human-Animal Worlds" (2013)
"Dialogue Between Two Southern Gentlemen and a Negro" (1852)
Philip K. Dick, "We Can Remember It for You Wholesale"
Charles Dickens, "Philadelphia, and Its Solitary Prison (1842)
Emily Dickinson, "I heard a Fly buzz"
---, "A narrow Fellow in the Grass"
---, "One need not be a Chamber"
---, "Split the Lark"
---, selections for English 100 fall 2014]
Wai Chee Dimock, "A Theory of Resonance" (1997)
Melvin Dixon, "One by One" (1989)
Mary Ann Doane, "Female Spectatorship and Machines of Projection" (1987)
Mladen Dolar, "'I Shall Be with You on Your Wedding-Night': Lacan and the Uncanny" (1991)
John Donne, Anniversaries and a Funeral Elegy
---, "The Dissolution"
---, "A Nocturnall upon S. Lucies Day"
Mark Doty, "Tiara" (1991)
Frederick Douglass, letter from Paris (1887)
---, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" (1852)
Ceridwen Dovey, "Can Reading Make You Happier?" (2015)
Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet (1887)
Michael Drayton, "To the Virginian Voyage" (1606)
John Dryden, "To the Pious Memory of...Mrs. Anne Killigrew" (1686)
W. E. B. Du Bois, "Of the Passing of the First-Born"
Jane Donahue Eberwein, "Is Immortality True?" (2004)
Jonathan Edwards, "Types" (c. 1746-56)
Mircea Eliade, "Mythologies of Memory and Forgetting" (1963)
Maud Ellmann, "Psychoanalytic Animal" (2014)
Samuel Elsworth, "Solemn Predictions" (1787)
Ralph Waldo Emerson, "The Fugitive Slave Law" (1854)
---, "Ode, Inscribed to W. H. Channing"
---, Parisian letters and journals (1833, 1848)
---, "The Poet" (1844)
---, "Threnody" (1846)
---, "Voluntaries" (1867)
Edward Everett, "Oration [Phi Beta Kappa]" (1824)
W. R. D. Fairbairn, "The Repression and the Return of Bad Objects"
Frantz Fanon, from Black Skin, White Masks
     "The Negro and Psychopathology"
Safaa Fathy and Jean-Luc Nancy, "Penser avec Derrida où qu'il soit" (2016)
Silvia Federici, "Accumulation of Labor and Degradation of Women" (2004)
Shoshana Felman, "Madness and the Literary"
---, "Psychoanalysis and Education: Teaching Terminable and Interminable" (1982)

Frances Ferguson, "Our I. A. Richards Moment: The Machine and Its Adjustments" (2014)
Michael Field, "Solitary Death, make me thine own" (1893)
Whim Chow: Flame of Love (1914)
Annie Finch, from The Ghost of Meter (1993)
Charles Grandison Finney, "What a Revival of Religion Is" (1834)
Stanley Fish, "There's No Such Thing as Free Speech, and It's a Good Thing, Too" (1994)
F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Bridal Party" (1930)
---, "Babylon Revisited" (1931)
Vilém Flusser, "Humanizations" (1990)
Richard Foerster, "Emily Dickinson in Boston, 1864-65"
Ed Folsom et al., cluster on Whitman and "database as genre" (2007)
Michel Foucault, "Different Spaces" (1984)
---, "The Father's 'No'" (1962)
---, "The Proper Use of Liberty" and "Birth of the Asylum," from History of Madness
---, "What Is an Author?" (1969)
---, "What Is Enlightenment?"
Charles Fourier, selections from The Theory of the Four Movements (1808)
Benjamin Franklin, self-epitaph
Carla Freccero, "Carnivorous Virility; or, Becoming-Dog" (2011)
Philip Freneau, "The Indian Burying Ground" (1787)
---, "On the Emigration to America and Peopling the Western Country" (1785)
---, "The Prophecy of King Tammany" (1782)
Sigmund Freud, "Analysis Terminable and Interminable" (1937)
---,  "The Antithetical Meaning of Primal Words"
---, "An Autobiographical Study" (1925)
---, "Constructions in Analysis" (1937)
---, "Delusions and Dreams in Jensen's Gradiva" (1907)
---, "The Dissolution of the Oedipus Complex" (1924)
---, "Dostoevsky and Parricide" (1928)
---, "The Dream-Work," from Introductory Lectures (1917)
---, "The Ego and the Super-Ego"
---, "Formulations on the Two Principles of Mental Functioning"
---, from The Interpretation of Dreams
     on Oedipus Rex and Hamlet
     chapter VI. "The Dream-Work," part A
chapter VI. "The Dream-Work," parts B-E
chapter VI. "The Dream-Work," parts F-G
chapter VI. "The Dream-Work," parts H-I
---, "Leonardo da Vinci and a Memory of His Childhood" (1923)
"Mourning and Melancholia"
---, "A Note Upon the 'Mystic Writing-Pad'" (1924)
---, "Observations on Transference-Love"
---, "On Beginning the Treatment"
---, "On Transience" (1915)
---, "Psycho-Analytic Notes on an Autobiographical Account of a Case of Paranoia" (1911)
---, "Remembering, Repeating and Working-Through" (1924)
---, "The Theme of the Three Caskets"
---, "Thoughts for the Times on War and Death" (1915)
---, from Three Essays
     "Infantile Sexuality"
---, "The Uncanny" (1919)
---, "The Unconscious" (1915)
Margaret Fuller, "The Great Lawsuit" (1843)
Lynn Gamwell and Nancy Tomes, from Madness in America (1995)
William Gardiner, The Music of Nature (1832)
Hamlin Garland, "The Return of a Private" (1890)
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., "Phillis Wheatley on Trial" (2003)
William Gibson, "Johnny Mnemonic" (1987)
Anne Gilchrist, "A Woman's Estimate of Walt Whitman" (1870)
Charlotte Perkins Gilman, "The Yellow Wall-Paper" (1893)
Allen Ginsberg, "First Manifesto to End the Bringdown" (1966)
---, "Kaddish" (1961)
Jen Girgen, "The Historical and Contemporary Prosecution and Punishment of Animals" (2003)
Malcolm Gladwell, "The Naked Face" (2002)
Edouard Glissant, "The Unconscious, Identity, and Method"
Michael Golston, Introduction to Rhythm and Race in Modernist Poetry and Science (2008)
Adam Gopnik, "Dog Story" (2011)
Juan Goytisolo, Nijar Country (1960)
Judy Grahn, "A Funeral Plainsong from a Younger Woman to an Older Woman"
---, "I have come to claim Marilyn Monroe's body"
James Grainger, The Sugar-Cane: A Poem (1764)
Temple Grandin, "A Cow's Eye View: Connecting with Animals" (1995)
Janet Gray, Introduction to She Wields a Pen (1997)
Thomas Gray, "Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard"
---, "Sonnet on the Death of Richard West"
W. W. Greg, "Bibliography--An Apologia" (1932)
Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Preface to The Female Poets of America (1849)
Allen Grossman, "The Poetics of Union in Whitman and Lincoln: An Inquiry toward the Relationship of Art and Policy" (1985)
---, "Whitman's 'Whoever You Are Holding Me Now in Hand': Remarks on the Endlesly Repeated Rediscovery of the Incommensurability of the Person" (1996)
Richard Grusin, "Radical Mediation" (2015)
John Guillory, "Genesis of the Media Concept" (2010)
Thom Gunn, "A Blank"
---, "Death's Door"
---, "In the Post Office"
---, "The Missing"
Orna Guralnik, "My Hot Toddler" (2013)
Marilyn Hacker, "Autumn 1980"
---, "Ballad of Ladies Lost and Found"
Jason David Hall, "Popular Prosody: Spectacle and the Politics of Victorian Versification" (2007)
Arthur Henry Hallam, "On Some of the Characteristics of Modern Poetry" (1831)
Langdon Hammer, "Art and AIDS; or, How Will Culture Cure You?" (1995)
Donna J. Haraway, "A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century" (1991)
---, "Value-Added Dogs and Lively Capital" (2008)
Thomas Hardy, Poems of 1912-13
Frances E. W. Harper, "Aunt Chloe's Politics"
---, "Bury Me in a Free Land"
---, "Learning to Read"
---, "The Vision of the Czar of Russia"
Michael Harper, "Deathwatch"
---, "Kneading"
Geoffrey Hartman, "On Traumatic Knowledge and Literary Studies" (1995)
Einar Haugen, "The 'Mother Tongue'"
Nathaniel Hawthorne, "The Old Manse" (1846)

---, "Roger Malvin's Burial" (1832)
Eric Hayot, "Academic Writing, I Love You. Really, I Do" (2014)
Vicki Hearne, "All of My Beautiful Dogs Are Dying" (1994)
---, "Oyez à Beaumont" (1993)
---, "A Walk with Washoe: How Far Can We Go?" (2007)
Stephen Heath, "Cinema and Psychoanalysis: Parallel Histories" (1999)
Ursula K. Heise, "From Extinction to Electronics: Dead Frogs, Live Dinosaurs, and Electric Sheep" (2003)
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, "Emily Dickinson's Letters" (1891)
---, "A Letter to a Young Contributor"
---, "Ought Women to Learn the Alphabet?"
Patricia Highsmith, "The Snail-Watcher" (1970)
---, "The Terrapin" (1970)
Geoffrey Hill, "September Song" (1994)
Edward Hirsch, "The Unnaming"
E. T. A. Hoffmann, "The Sandman" (1816)
John Hollander, "Breaking into Song: Some Notes on Refrain"
Oliver Wendell Holmes, "The Physiology of Versification"
Karen Horney, "The Dread of Woman"
---,  "The Flight from Womanhood" (1926)
Julia Ward Howe, "Battle-Hymn of the Republic" (1862)
Elizabeth F. Howell, "Dissociation: A Model of the Psyche" (2005)
---, "The Self in Context: Unity and Multiplicity" (2005)
W. D. Howells, "The Pilot's Story" (1860)
Langston Hughes, "Song for a Dark Girl"
Washington Irving, "Rip Van Winkle"
Helen Hunt Jackson, "The Story of Boon"
Virginia Jackson, "Beforehand," from Dickinson's Misery (2005)
---, "Dickinson's Figure of Address," from Dickinson's Misery (2005)
Virginia Jackson and Yopie Prins, "Lyrical Studies" (1999)
James I, A Counter-Blaste to Tobacco (1604)
Henry James, "Altar of the Dead" (1895)
Vladimir Jankélévitch, "Temporal Decay," from Forgiveness 
Randall Jarrell, "A Sick Child" (1949)
Simon Jarvis, "Bedlam or Parnassus: The Verse Idea" (2012)
---, "Musical Thinking: Hegel and the Phenomenology of Prosody" (2005)
---, "Prosody as Cognition"
---, "What Is Historical Poetics?" (2014)
Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence (1776)
---, "Thoughts on English Prosody" (1786)
James Weldon Johnson, from Along This Way (1933)
Sara E. Johnson, "'You Should Give them Blacks to Eat': Waging Inter-AMerican Wars of Torture and Terror"
Absalom Jones & Richard Allen, Narrative of the Proceedings (1794)
Ben Jonson, "On My First Daughter" and "On My First Son" (1616)
Melody Jue, "Vampire Squid Media"
C. G. Jung, "The Concept of the Collective Unconscious"
---, "Psychological Aspects of the Mother Archetype" (1954)
Franz Kafka, "A Report to an Academy"
---, "The Metamorphosis"
Immanuel Kant, "An Answer to the Question: What Is Enlightenment?"
Amy Kaplan, "Left Alone with America" (1993)
E. Ann Kaplan, "'Can One Know the Other?'..." (1997)
John Keats, "Hyperion: A Fragment" (1820)
Samuel Keimer, "Elegy on the Death of Aquila Rose" (1723)
Adrienne Kennedy, The Dramatic Circle
Francis Scott Key, "Defence of Fort McHenry" (1814)
Henry King, "Exequy"
King, Jr., Martin Luther, "Mountaintop" sermon (April 3, 1968)
Claire Jean Kim, "Makah Whaling and the (Non) Ecological Indian" (2015)
---, "Michael Vick, Dogfighting, and the Parable of Black Recalcitance" (2015)
Katie King, "My Distributed TRANimalitieS" (2015)
Galway Kinnell, "The Deconstruction of Emily Dickinson"
Robert G. W. Kirk, "In Dogs We Trust? Intersubjectivity, Response-able Relations, and the Making of Mine Detector Dogs"
Melanie Klein, "Envy and Gratitude" (1957)
---, "Love, Guilt and Reparation" (1937)
---, "Mourning and Its Relation to Manic Depressive States" (1940)
Richard Klein, "What Is a Cigarette?" (1993)
Eduardo Kohn, "Trans-Species Pidgins" (2013)
Igor Kopytoff, "The Cultural Biography of Things"
Julia Kristeva, "Psychoanalysis--A Counterdepressant"
Lev Kuleshov, "The Principles of Montage" (1935)
Alice Kuzniar, "Intimacy" (2006)
---, "Muteness" (2006)
Jacques Lacan, "Desire and Interpretation of Desire in Hamlet" (1977)
---, "The Mirror Stage as Formative of the I Function" (1949)
Dominick LaCapra, "Holocaust Testimonies: Attending to the Victim's Voice" (2001)
---, "Reopening the Question of the Human and the Animal" (2009)
Frank Lambert, "Constructing a Transatlantic Awakening" (1999)
Sidney Lanier, "Investigation of Sound as Artistic Material," from The Science of Enlish Verse (1880)
Jean Laplanche, "Introduction," Hölderlin and the Question of the Father
Lucy Larcom, "Geting Along"
---, "A Loyal Woman's No"
Paul Later, "Taking Anthologies Seriously" (2004)
D. H. Lawrence, "Snake" (1921)
---, "Whitman" (1923)
Emma Lazarus, "The Crowing of the Red Cock" (1882)
---, "In the Jewish Synagogue at Newport" (1871)
Edgar Levenson, "The Changing Model of the Psychoanalytic Patient"
---, "The Symptom as Meaning: Intrapsychic vs. Interpersonal Perspectives"
S. Levinson and J. M. Balkin, "Constitutional Crises" (2009)
Thomas Lewis et al., "Between Stone and Sky" (2001)
Abraham Lincoln, "Address at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania" (1863)
Akira Mizuta Lippit, "Remembering Animals" (2000)
John Locke, from Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690)
Book 1
Book 2, chapter 1
Book 2, chapter 10
Book 2, chapter 27
---, from Some Thoughts Concerning Education (1693)
Jeffrey A. Lockwood, "A Fly in Our Mental Soup: How Insects Push Our Disgust Buttons" (2013)
---, "Learning to Fear: Little Miss Muffet's Lesson" (2013)
Mary Loeffelholz, "Elegy and (Un)knowing" (1991)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "Belisarius"
---, "The Cross of Snow"
---, Evangeline (1847)
---, "The Jewish Cemetery at Newport"
---, "Picture-Writing" (1855)
---, "The Slave in the Dismal Swamp"
Nicole Loraux, "Of Amnesty and Its Opposite" (1998)
H. P. Lovecraft, "The Music of Erich Zann" (1922)
Philip Low, "Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness" (2012)
Amy Lowell, "The Sisters" (1922)
Robert Lowell, "Commander Lowell"
Deborah Luepnitz, "A Darwinian Finch"
Stéphane Mallarmé, "Crisis of Verse" (1897)
André Malraux, "Sketch for a Psychology of the Moving Pictures" (1940)
Thomas Mann, "A Man and His Dog"
---, "Tobias Mindernickel" (1897)
Saadat Hasan Manto, "The Dog of Titwal"
Herbert Marcuse, "Eros and Thanatos" (1966)
John Markland, "Typographia. An Ode on Printing" (1730)
Meredith Martin, "Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Stigma of Meter" (2008)
Andrew Marvell, "Bermudas"
Cotton Mather, elegy for Urian Oakes
---, from Magnalia Christi Americana (1702)
Attestation, Poems, General Introduction, etc.
Book I, chs. 1-4
Book II, ch. 4 ("Nehemias Americanus")
---, on poetry, from Manuductio Ministerium (1726)
Jerome McGann, "Wagner, Baudelaire, Swinburne: Poetry in the Condition of Music" 
Meredith McGill, "Common Places: Poetry, Illocality, and Temporal Dislocation in Thoreau's A Week..." (2007)
Susan McHugh, "Marrying My Bitch: J. R. Ackerley's Pack Sexualities" (2000)
Herman Melville, "Bartleby, The Scriviner"
---, "Bartleby, The Scrivener" (from Putnam's Monthly Magazine)
---, "Billy in the Darbies" (1891)
---, "'The Coming Storm'" (1866)
---, "'Formerly a Slave'" (1866)
---, "Hawthorne and His Mosses"
---, "I and My Chimney"
---, "Magnanimity Baffled" (1866)
---, "The Martyr" (1866)
---, "The Swamp Angel"(1866)
Tobias, Menely, "The Significant Voice: Address and the Animal Sign" (2015)
Adah Isaacs Menken, "Judith"
James Merrell, "Conversations"
Stuart Merrill, "Walt Whitman"
W. S. Merwin, "For the Anniversary of My Death (1969)
Henri Meschonnic, "Fragments d'une critique du rythme" (1974)
---, Interview (1988)
---, "Rhyme and Life" (1988)
Christian Metz, from The Imaginary Signifier
Alan Mikhail, "Bark and Bite," from The Animal in Ottoman Egypt (2014)
John Stuart Mill, "What Is Poetry?" (1833)
Perry Miller, from Errand into the Wilderness (1956)
John Milton, Areopagitica
---,  "Lycidas"
---, from Paradise Lost, Book 9 (1674)
Stephen A. Mitchell, Introduction and Chapter One, from Relational Concepts in Psychoanalysis (1988)
Stephen A. Mitchell and Margaret J. Black, [four major myths about psychoanalysis] (1995) 
Fabienne Moine, "Manipulating the Animal" (2015)
Paul Monette, "Brother of the Mount of Olives" (1988)
---, "No Goodbyes" (1988)
Michel de Montaigne, "Of Lyers" (1603)
Sarah Wentworth Morton, "The African Chief" (1792)
Lucretia Mott, "Abuses and Uses of the Bible" (1849)
Laura Mulvey, "Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema" (1975)
Judith Sargent Muray, "On the Equality of the Sexes" (1779)
Thomas Nagel, "What Is It Like to Be a Bat" (1974)
Gregory Nagy, "Ancient Greek Elegy" (2010)
Pablo Neruda, "A Dog Has Died"
John Newton, "Amazing Grace" (1779)
Grace Nichols, "Tropical Death" (1984)
Elizabeth Oakes-Smith, "Ode to Sappho"
---, "The Poet"
Samson Occom, "A Short Narrative of My Life" (1768) and "A Sermon" (1772)
Thomas H. Ogden, "'The Music of What Happens' in Poetry and Psychoanalysis" (1999)
---, "This Art of Psychoanalysis: Dreaming Undreamt Dreams and Interrupted Cries" (2004)
Frank O'Hara, "The Day Lady Died"
Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu, "Spider the Artist"
Sharon Olds, "Best Friends" (2000)
---, "The Death of Marilyn Monroe" (2000)
---, "Emily Dickinson's Writing Table"
---, "Miscarriage" (2000)
---, "Of All the Dead That Have Come to me, This Once" (2000)
---, "Portrait of a Child" (2000)
Evan Osnos, "Meet Dr. Freud" (2011)
Alicia Ostriker, "Frowning at Emily"
James Otis, speech against writs of assistance (1761)
Ovid, Amores 2:10
Wilfred Owen, "Futility" (1918)
---, "I saw his round mouth's crimson"
Camille Paglia, "Amherst's Madame de Sade"
Andrew Parker, from The Theorist's Mother (2012)
Coventry Patmore, "Essay on English Metrical Law" (1856)
Robert Perelman, "A Williams Sound-Script: Listening to 'The Sea-Elephant'" (2007)
Marjorie Perloff, "'Lines Converging and Crossing': The 'French' Decade of William Carlos Williams" (1983)
---, "'To Give a Design': Williams and the Visualization of Poetry" (1983)
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, The Gates Ajar (1869)
Adam Phillips, "Poetry and Psychoanalysis"
Christopher Phillips, "Lighting Out for the Rough Ground: America's Epic Origins and the Richness of World Literature" (2007)
Sarah Piatt, "Death Before Death"
---, "Giving Back the Flower"
---, "Paris"
---, "Shoulder-Rank"
John Pierpont, "The Fugitive Slave's Apostrophe to the North Star" (1843)
---, "Slaveholder's Address to the North Star" (1843)
Philippe Pinel, "The Moral Treatment of Insanity" (trans. 1806)
Sylvia Plath, "Daddy" (1966)
Plato, Apology
Val Plumwood, "Human Vulnerability and the Experience of Being Prey" (1995)
Edgar Allan Poe, "Annabel Lee"
---, "The Black Cat" (1843)
---, "The Cask of Amontillado" (1846)
---, "How to Write a Blackwood Article" (1838)
---, "The Imp of the Perverse"
---, "Letter to B--"
---, "The Man of the Crowd"
---, "Morning on the Wissahiccon"
---, "The Pit and the Pendulum"
---, "The Poetic Principle" (1850)
---, "The Purloined Letter"
---, "The Rationale of Verse" (1848)
---, "The Raven"
---, "The Raven," Mad Magazine version
---, reviews of Longfellow's Ballads (1842)
---, "The Sleeper"
---, "Ulalume--A Ballad"
Vivian Pollak, "Sisterhood" (1984)
Alexander Pope, "Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady" (1717)
---, "Epitaph. On Himself"
Psalm 23 (Geneva)
Psalm 137 (Geneva)
Psalm 137 (Lemuel Hopkins)
Yopie Prins, "Metrical Translation" (2005)
---, "Robert Browning, Transported by Meters" (2008)
---, "Victorian Meters" (2000)
---, "Voice Inverse" (2004)
Quintilian, on memory, from Institutio oratoria
Diana Rabinovich, "What Is a Lacanian Clinic?" (2003)
Thomas Randolph, "An Elegy upon the Lady Venetia Digby"
Henrietta Cordelia Ray, "Robert G. Shaw"
Patrick Reding, "Whitman Unbound: Democracy and Poetic Form, 1912-1931" (2010)
The Revelation of John the Divine (Geneva)
The Revelation of St. John (KJV)
Benjamin Reiss, "Out of the Attic," from Theaters of Madness
Donald Revell, "Emily Dickinson's Mirror, Amherst"

Adrienne Rich, "After Dark" (1964)
---, "For Memory" (1979)
---, "From an Old House in America" (1974)
---, "I Am in Danger--Sir--"
---, "In Memoriam: D. K." (1986)
---, "The Spirit of Place" (1980)
---, "A Woman Dead in Her Forties" (1978)
Paul Ricoeur, "Difficult Forgiveness" (2004)
Rainer Maria Rilke, "The Panther"
Maggie Robbins, selections from Suzy Zeus Gets Organized (2005)
Edward Arlington Robinson, "Reuben Bright" (1897)
Catherine Robson, "Standing on the Burning Deck: Poetry, Performance, History" (2005)
Theodore Roethke, "Elegy for Jane"
---, "She" (1954)
Renato Rosaldo, "Imperialist Nostalgia" (1989)
Jacqueline Rose, "Of Knowledge and Mothers: On the Work of Christopher Bollas" (2003)
Christina Rossetti, "After Death"
---, "At Home"
---, "Goblin Market" (1862)
David Rothman, "Insanity and the Social Order" and "The New World of the Asylum," from The Discovery of the Asylum (1971)
Philip Round, "Public Writing II"
Benjamin Rush, Medical Inquiries and Observations upon the Diseases of the Mind, chs. 5-8 (1812)
John Ruskin, Elements of English Prosody (1880)
Marquis de Sade, from Philosophy in the Bedroom
Jeremy Safran, "History" and "Theory"
Barton Levi St. Armand, "Dark Parade: Dickinson, Sigourney, and the Victorian Way of Death" (1984)
Saint Paul, Letter to the Romans
Avgi Saketopoulou, "Minding the Gap" (2011)
---, "Trauma Lives Us: Affective Excess, Safe Spaces and the Erasure of Subjectivity"
George Santayana, "The Genteel Tradition in American Philosophy" (1913)
---, "To W. P."
Henry Sayre, "Ready-mades and Other Measures: The Poetics of Marcel Duchamp and William Carlos Williams" (1980)
Roy Schafer, "Narratives of the Self" (1992)
Delmore Schwartz, "Dogs Are Shakespearean, Children Are Strangers"
Walter Scott, "Essay on Imitations of the Ancient Ballad" (1830)
Catharine Sedgwick, "Cacoethes Scribendi" (1830)
William H. Seward, "Defence of William Freeman"
Anne Sexton, "A Curse Against Elegies"
---, "The Division of Parts"
Marc Shell, "The Family Pet" (1986)
Percy Byshhe Shelley, "Adonais"
Lydia Sigourney, "Death of a Young Lady at the Retreat for the Insane"
---, "Funeral of Mazeen"
---, "To a Shred of Linen"
---, "To the First Slave Ship"
Leslie Marmon Silko, "Yellow Woman"
Isaac Bashevis Singer, "The Slaughterer" (1968)
Eric Slauter, "Being Alone in the Age of the Social Contract" (2009)
Christopher Smart, Jubilate Agno
---, "For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry"
Barbara Herrnstein Smith, "Animal Relatives, Difficult Relations" (2004)
Samuel Francis Smith, "America" (1831)
Edmund Spenser, "Astrophel"
---, from The Faerie Queene, Book 2 (1590)
Hortense Spillers, "'All the Things You Could Be by Now If Sigmund Freud's Wife Was Your Mother': Psychoanalysis and Race" (1996)
William Stafford, "When I Met My Muse" (1986)
Donnel B. Stern, "Partners in Thought: A Clinical Process Theory of Narrative" (2010)
Wallace Stevens, "Williams" (1934)
---, "Description without Place" (1945)
Susan Stewart, "Scandals of the Ballad" (1990)
---, "Voice and Possession" (2002)
Harriet Beecher Stowe, "The Two Altars" (1851)
Lee Stringer, from Grand Central Winter (1998)
Alison Suen, "Giving Animals a Hearing: Rights Discourse and Animal Representation in Animal Ethics" (2015)
Harry Stack Sullivan, "Beginnings of the Self-System"
"The Infant as a Person"
Jonathan Swift, "A Modest Proposal"
---, "A Satirical Elegy on the Death of a Late Famous General"
Algernon Charles Swinburne, "Anactoria" (1866)
---, "Ave Atque Vale"
G. Thomas Tanselle, "Editing without a Copy-Text" (2009)
Alfred Lord Tennyson, "The Dying Swan" (1830)
---, "Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington" (1852)
Theocritus, Idyll I 
Dylan Thomas, "A Refusal to Mourn the Death, By Fire, of a Child in London"
Henry David Thoreau, "Chesuncook"
---, "Life Without Principle" (1854/63)
---, "A Plea for Captain John Brown" (1859)
---, "Resistance to Civil Government" (1849)
---, "Slavery in Massachusetts" (1854)
---, "Walking"
Chidiock Tichborne, "Tychbornes Elegie" (1586)
Alexis de Tocqueville, from Democracy in America (1835-40)
---, "On the Federal Constitution," from Democracy in America (1835-840)
Leo Tolstoy, "Strider: The Story of a Horse"
Maria Torok, "The Illness of Mourning and the Fantasy of the Exquisite Corpse" (1968)
Alan Trachtenberg, "Singing Hiawatha" (2004)
---, "Singing Hiawatha" (part 2)
Horace Traubel, "Succession" (1894)
Herbert Tucker, "Dramatic Monologue and the Overhearing of Lyric" (1985)
United States Constitution
John Updike, "Dog's Death" (1969)
James Urpeth, "Animal Becomings" (2004)
Paul Valéry, "Sketch of a Serpent" (1922)
Carl Van Vechten, from Peter Whiffle (1922)
A. N. Veselovsky, "Envisioning World Literature in 1863"
Virgil, Eclogue V
Voltaire, "Memory's Adventure" (1773)
"The Vulture: An Ornithological Study. After the Late Edgar A. Poe" (1853)
Frans de Waal, "Animal Art: Would You Hang a Congo on the Wall?" (2001)
Dinesh Joseph Wadiwel, "Biopolitics," from The War against Animals (2015)
Alice Walker, "Am I Blue?" (1986)
Jean Walton, "'Nightmare of the Uncoordinated White-Folk...'" (1997)
Michael Warner, "The Ethics of Sexual Shame" (1999)
---, "Irving's Posterity" (2000)
---, "The Novel: Fantasies of Publicity" (1990)
---, "Textuality and Legitimacy in the Printed Constitution" (1990)
---, "Whitman Drunk" (2002)
Harlan Weaver, "'Becoming in Kind': Race, Class, Gender, and Nation in Cultures of Dog Rescue and Dogfighting" (2013)
Augusta Webster, "Poets and Personal Pronouns" (1879)
Angelina Grimke Weld, speech given at Pennsylvania Hall (1838)
John Wesley, "Thoughts upon Slavery" (1774)
Westminster Confession (1647)
John Whaley, "On a Young Lady's Weeping at Oroonooko" (1732)
Phillis Wheatley, "An Elegiac Poem [on] George Whitfield"
---, "On Recollection"
---, "To His Honour the Lieutenant -Governor, on the Death of His Lady" (1773)
---, "To Maecenas"
---, "To S. M.  A Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works"
---, "To the University of Cambridge, in New-England"
Walt Whitman, "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"
---, "Death of Abraham Lincoln" (1879)
---, "The Eighteenth Presidency!"
---, "I Sing the Body Electric"
---, Preface to Leaves of Grass (1855)
---, "Reconciliation"
---, "Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night" (1865)
---, "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd" (1865)
---, "The Wound-Dresser"
John Greenleaf Whitter, "Address" (1838)
---, "Barbara Frietchie"
---, "The Haschish"
---, "Snow-Bound"
---, "What the Birds Said"
John Edgar Wideman, "Fever"
Leon Wieseltier, "Postscript: Susannah McCorkle" (2001)
Linda Williams, "Of Kisses and Ellipses" (2008)
Raymond Williams, "Sex," from Keywords (1983)
---, from the Conclusion to Culture and Society (1958)
William Carlos Williams, "America, Whitman, and the Art of Poetry" (1917)
---, "The Poem as a Field of Action" (1948)
---, "The Practice" (1951)
---, "An Essay on Leaves of Grass" (1955)
John Willis, Mnemonica (1618 Latin; 1661 English)

Preface and Book I
Book II
Book III, chs. 1-9; chs. 10-13; chs. 14-17
Treatise of Cherishing Natural Memory
D. W. Winnicott, "Creativity and its Origins" (1971)
---, "Hate in the Countertransference"
---,  "Living Creatively" (1970)
---, "Mind and Its Relation to the Psyche-Soma" (1954)
---, "Mirror-role of Mother and Family in Child Development" (1967)
---, "Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena" (1953)
Cary Wolfe, "Human, All Too Human: 'Animal Studies' and the Humanities" (2009)
---, "In the Shadow of Wittgenstein's Lion: Language, Ethics, and the Question of the Animal" (2003)
Craig Womack, "There Is No Respectful Way to Kill an Animal" (2013)
Constance Fenimore Woolson, "Miss Grief" (1880)
William Wordsworth, "Her Eyes Were Wild"
---, "Laodamia" (1815)
---, "Surprised by Joy"
---, "Three Years She Grew in Sun and Shower" (1800)
Richard Wright, "American Negroes in France" (1951)
William Butler Yeats, Sophocles' King Oedipus (1928)
---, "The Wild Swans at Coole"
Howard Zinn, "Artists in Times of War" (2003)
Slavoj Zizek, on City Lights (2008)