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Catalysis: Experimental poetry and the sciences
Catalysis: Experimental Poetry and the Sciences examines how twentieth-century American poets engage with the physical world and the scientific ideas used to explore, describe, and explain it. The investigative practices ...
Haunted heritage: History, memory, and violence in the drama of August Wilson and Suzan-Lori Parks
Ghosts, specters, and spirits visit frequently the pages of African American literature. In Haunted Heritage: History, Memory, and Violence in the Drama of August Wilson and Suzan-Lori Parks I examine the question of ...
Architectural grotesque: Impersonal affects and the new queer cinematic
Criticism on queer cinema, with its emphasis on irreverence, pastiche, and gender construction, has lost its political efficacy because the aesthetic criteria and cultural conditions in which it is received are becoming ...
The shadow of difference: Sex, race, and the unconscious
This dissertation draws on the psychoanalytic concept of sexual difference to offer a new model for reading the interrelationship between gender, sexuality, and race. I attempt to show that racial symbols (e.g., blackness ...