E. Neven / L. Herman / Bart Vervaeck: Lists and Narratives: An Introduction – S. Mainberger: A List is (not) a List: Some (Non-Conclusive) Remarks on Lists and Literature – D. Van Hulle: Lists in Literary Manuscripts: Creative and Cognitive Tools in an Aesthetics of Incompletion – J. de Jong: Enumeratio, the Art of Summing Up in Speeches – V. Joosen / F. Pauwels: The Pleasures of Plenitude: Becoming a Reader Through Literary Lists – J. Collins: Literary List-making: Between the Curatorial Imperative and the Circumscribed Area – B. Sève: Words and Music: The Practice of Lists in Mozart’s Don Giovanni – M. Grishakova: The Abecedarian Imagination: On Dictionary Structures in Literature – L. Herman / B. Vervaeck: Encoding the List: Toward a Theory of Lists in Narrative – E. Neven: “Kraai, Krähe, crow, corneille, corvus”: On Reading Lists in Peeters’ Great European Novel – D. de Geest / B. Vervaeck: New ReaLists: Barbarber, Lists, and Reality – E. von Contzen: Response Essay: A List Is A List Is A List – Between the Cognitive and the Ethical in Researching Lists in Literature.
The editors: Evelien Neven recently defended her doctoral thesis on the forms and functions of lists in modern Dutch novels, thereby obtaining a PhD degree. Bart Vervaeck is a professor of Dutch Literature and narrative theory at the University of Leuven. He is the author of monographs on postmodern fiction and on literary descents into hell. Luc Herman is professor of narrative theory and American literature at the University of Antwerp.