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At One End
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At One End

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Literary Nonfiction. LGBTQIA Studies. AT ONE END collects excerpts from a longer science fiction epic composed in a hybrid autofiction style, a mediation or recuperation of traumatic memory: "the trans body, here, my trans body represents an attempt...

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of colour
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of colour

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Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. Art. OF COLOUR is an experimental essay about color, hybridity, and art-making. It is a memoir of Agyemaa Agard's coming to North America and encountering binaries of black and white within global anti-blackness. It is a...

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The War Requiem
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The War Requiem

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Literary Nonfiction. THE WAR REQUIEM blends memoir, research, and historical fiction in order to explore Benjamin Britten’s dynamic piece of choral and orchestral music, War Requiem, Op. 66. Written to commemorate the new Coventry Cathedral’s consec...

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Litany for the Long Moment
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Litany for the Long Moment

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Literary Nonfiction. Asian & Asian American Studies. The orphan at the center of LITANY FOR THE LONG MOMENT is without homeland and without language. In three linked lyric essays, Arnold attempts to claim her own linguistic, cultural, and aesthetic ...

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Of Sphere
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Of Sphere

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Literary Nonfiction. Women's Studies. A lyric meditation on affect, relationality, and environment, OF SPHERE conjures a self and world that both bloom and fall apart. Given this continually unfastening attempt to make a cosmos—to equip, adorn, dres...

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Ideal Suggestions: Essays in Divinatory Poetics
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Ideal Suggestions: Essays in Divinatory Poetics

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Literary Nonfiction. Film. Religion & Spirituality. How does one participate (read and write) from within the membranous precinct between our multiple bodies, from within the larger rhizomic field of resonances, where much is sounding and also unsou...

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this is the fugitive
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this is the fugitive

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Literary Nonfiction. Poetry. LGBT Studies. THIS IS THE FUGITIVE is an essay in the form of a prose poem, an assay with the content of a reflection, an esse that is driven out but bending back. Through the lenses of Georg Büchner's life and works (Wo...

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Singing in Magnetic Hoofbeat: Essays, Prose Texts, Interviews and a Lecture 1991-2007
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Singing in Magnetic Hoofbeat: Essays, Prose Texts, Interviews and a Lecture 1991-2007

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Literary Nonfiction. African American Studies. Edited and with an Introduction by Taylor Brady. Afterword by Andrew Joron. One of the most prolific and original figures in the field of contemporary literature, Will Alexander is known worldwide for h...

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A Prank of Georges
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A Prank of Georges

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Literary Nonfiction. Hybrid Genre. Essay. "For William Carlos Williams a poem is a small or large machine made out of words. Thalia Field and Abigail Lang have taken this proposition seriously, yet playfully. Their luminous pas de deux ludically con...

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The Age of Virtual Reproduction
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The Age of Virtual Reproduction

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Literary Nonfiction. Spring Ulmer's THE AGE OF VIRTUAL REPRODUCTION disrupts and redefines established patterns of seeing as she looks both at and beyond suffering and slaughter for an ethical way to live. Relentlessly in relation and in isolation, ...

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Adorno's Noise
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Adorno's Noise

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Cultural Writing. Essays. ADORNO'S NOISE is a collection of experimental, poetic, and conceptual essays that "once again proves how necessary an encounter with [Harryman's] writing has become for us today" (Avital Ronell). ADORNO'S NOISE takes a stu...

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Griffin
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Griffin

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Cultural Writing. Essays. For over two decades now, Albert Goldbarth has been cultivating his own hybrid essay variety. A marriage of warmth and intelligence, his essays are narratively driven but poetically lyrical, and openly personal while remain...

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I, Afterlife: Essay in Mourning Time
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I, Afterlife: Essay in Mourning Time

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Poetry. Essays. Much admired by her contemporaries for her experiments in poetic form, Kristin Prevallet now turns those gifts to the most vulnerable moments of her own life, and in doing so, has produced a testament that is both disconsolate and po...

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The Body: An Essay
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The Body: An Essay

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Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Comprised of footnotes to a nonexistent text, THE BODY: AN ESSAY is a meditation on absence, loss and disappearance that offers a guarded "narrative" of what may or may not be a love letter, a dream, a spiritual autobiog...

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