Contents: Patrick O'Donovan/Laura Rascaroli: Introduction: Cosmopolitanism between Spaces and Practices - Nick Stevenson: European Cosmopolitan Solidarity: Questions of Citizenship, Difference and Post-Materialism - Rebecca E. Kingston: Kant and the Foundations of Modern Cosmopolitan Theory - Brian Duffy: Cosmopolitanism and Patriotism in Richard Ford's `Occidentals' - Ulrike M. Vieten: Situating Contemporary Discourses on Cosmopolitanism in Britain and Germany: Who is the Other, Anyway? - Patrick O'Donovan: The Logic of Alterity: Is it a Logical Alternative? - Lee Komito: The Experience of Virtual Communities: Cosmopolitan or Voyeur? - Andrew Cusack: The Wanderer as Weltburger: Die Harzreise and the Genesis of Heine's Cosmopolitanism - Richard Hibbitt: Paul Bourget's Critique of fin-de-siecle Cosmopolitanism - Irina Ruppo Malone: Ibsen, the Irish Revival and the Debate about Cosmopolitanism and Nationality in Irish Literature - Patrizia Piredda: Cosmopolitanism as Freedom in Alberto Savinio's Work - Barbara Geraghty: The Dangers of Cosmopolitanism: Okinawa, China and the US in Oshiro Tatsuhiro's The Cocktail Party - Niamh Doheny: Cosmopolitan Belonging and African-American Identity in the 1920s and 1930s: The Films of Oscar Micheaux - Wilfried Raussert: Between Ethical and Aesthetic Cosmopolitanism: Performance Art and Cultural Critique - Michael G. Kelly: Poetic Utterance and the Cosmopolitan Indisposition: On Gherasim Luca - Stefano Baschiera: Provincial Towns and European Metropolises: The Province in Italian New Wave Cinema - Ewa Mazierska: Citizens of the World versus Hapless Emigrants: The Lives and Films of Roman Polanski and Jerzy Skolimowski - Laura Rascaroli: Home and Away: Nanni Moretti's The Last Customer and the Ground Zero of Transnational Identities - Vera Sheridan: The Inadvertent Cosmopolitan: A Refugee Tale from Hungarian to English.
Patrick O'Donovan is Professor of French at University College Cork. He was formerly a Fellow of King's College, Cambridge. He has published widely on French literature and thought since 1789. He held a Government of Ireland Research Fellowship in 2002-3. Laura Rascaroli is Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at University College Cork. She has published widely on modern and contemporary European cinema and film theory. She was a Government of Ireland Research Fellow in 2002-3.