Introduction 1. Before (and After) Longinus 2. Sublimity in the Eighteenth Century 3. Burke: A Philosophical Enquiry 4. Kant: The Analytic of the Sublime 5. The Romantic Sublime 6. The Sublime is Now: Derrida and Lyotard 7. From the Sublime to the Ridiculous: Lacan and Zizek Afterword Glossary Bibliography
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