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Reading for Queer Openings: Moving. Archives of the Self. Fred Wah.
(Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2020)
Fred Wah is a writer of the contemporary, not the archive. He writes poetry “as a way of reading and thinking” (Faking It 1). I read his poetry as a way of thinking and writing. My focus therefore is on “the archive effect” ...
A Queer Response to Caroline Bergvall's Hyphenated Practice: Toward an Interdependent Model of Reading
(Edinburgh University Press, 2020)
When literary critics approach highly experimental works, we are confronted with a problem: it is not clear to us what the work means. Readers of such work often find themselves bereft. We don’t know what to do when we ...