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The Aestheticization of Production
The Aestheticization of Production interweaves the interpretation of politics with the politics of interpretation, and philosophy with poetics, in order to define a pernicious continuity in the rhetorical utility of culture ...
Ordinary transcendence: Christianity, authority, and crisis in American literature and culture, 1865–1990
This dissertation examines representations of social authority in popular culture at times of crisis in the United States since the Civil War. My analysis focuses on popular depictions of Jesus as an ideal leader whose ...
Apostate, sing this world forth: Avant-mythopoetic encounters with doubt, chaos, and community
Apostate, Sing This World Forth: Avant-Mythopoetic Encounters with Doubt, Chaos, and Community uses concepts from chaos theory to articulate connections between innovative poetics and the ancient activity of mythmaking. ...
Shuttling the archive: Mediterranean crossings, impossible mourning, ghostly navettes
In this dissertation project I look at the politics of memory and mourning as read through the trope of the archive. In doing this, I use the navette or shuttle as a form of transit and as a reading methodology in order ...