Features

What did A Room Of One’s Own really mean to modernist women?

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Literary modernism and new accommodation in interwar London have twinned histories.

An Economy of Tigers

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Big cats being trafficked through rural towns near the border of the American south was just plain realism.

On Taking Charge

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“Being all-natural is all very nice and good,” my doctor says as she shoves the EXIT door for me. She shakes her head, “but there comes a point when you need to take charge.”

The MeToo Noir?

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99 River Street – both the film and the critical reaction to it – serves to encapsulate the various strategies that we’ve seen deployed in the backlash to the Me Too movement – from denial to willed blindness to mockery.

Should We Believe in Autofiction?

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What if there is a great distance between an author’s real life and the way it’s represented on the page? What kind of accountability, if that’s the case, should the reader expect from the author?

Travelvet

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Even if we go nowhere, even if we staycate, our escape is always into rather than out from under the imperial gaze.

Gnats

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A drill-rig in the pasture. The intaglio of ditches in the valley. The person you sleep beside in bed. A life is a kind of dirt.

How White Racists Dream: Metapolitics and Fascist Publishing

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To understand these publishers, these people, is to understand how white nationalism functions.

Charming (to Some) Estelle

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There is no clear evidence that Lida Senior’s eldest child dismissed, disbelieved or, heart of hearts, disagreed with the opinion that she lacked beauty capital in its fullest payload sense. As such, and if so, charming for Estelle Oldham Franklin Faulkner would have to do the trick.

Positions of the Sun — Lyn Hejinian

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Does Language poetry have a public? If not, and for want of one, whose interests does it serve instead?