"Sedgwick's emphasis is on generating concepts that add to the complexity and inclusiveness of our representations, rather than trying to prescribe the right revolutionary path." Melissa Gregg reviews Eve Sedgwick's Touching Feeling.
Ken Hirschkop questions whether poststructuralism and self-referentiality offer workable alternatives to the military 'World
Target' that, according to Rey Chow, provides the framework for knowledge production in Departments of Comparative Literary Studies.
One of a series of eco-critical reviews, Stephen Dougherty explores the new ways that "matter is made to matter" in Ira Livingston's writing on science and literature. The payoff of an ecocriticism grounded in the materiality of language itself, can bee seen by the strong political positioning toward the end of Dougherty's essay.
Linda Brigham works through Embodying Technesis by Mark Hansen.
Linda Brigham offers a Deleuzean take on Independence Day.