From the Quarterly

Full Stop Quarterly: Winter 2020

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In this issue we look at and beyond all sorts of crisis-bred monsters.

Mind Melding Across the Genre Divide

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To choose the “we” narrator is inherently political. The collectively narrated novel is fairly new—to literary realism, anyway.

Narcissus and Lethe

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Most of the time we become through ambivalence—not caring either way—in an ill-fitting place of unfulfilled desire. Essays on ambivalence and forgetting.

Hyperstitional Theory-Fiction

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A generation of highly original thinkers whose commitment to their work was not limited to the fickle favors of the research and education sector. An all-too-brief introduction.

Dionysus-Sardanapalus

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The statue was renamed, or named twice: the Dionysus-Sardanapalus. Each name is a mirror of itself and the opposite. The statue embodies the unstable relationship between history, narrative, and artifact.

Winter Dreaming

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To write fan-fiction is to re-write, to bend time, to insert oneself into a queer narrative that is both already-impossible and newly-possible through the projection of desire onto fictional proxies.

Native Tongue Trilogy – Suzette Haden Elgin

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A forgotten classic of feminist dystopian fiction, the NATIVE TONGUE trilogy is a brilliant illustration of how writers might use genre to grapple with the problems of patriarchy.

Zones of Darkness

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Our thoughts about the mind or our minds themselves? Popular science at the edge of meaning.

The Full Stop Reviews Supplement #6

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This issue of the Full Stop Reviews Supplement is about exploring some of the infrastructures of reading.

Full Stop Quarterly: Genre Expectations

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This issue of the Full Stop Quarterly is about genre, its limits, and the liberatory potential we discover at the edges of generic forms.