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Book Review of Liam MacSheoinin’s GEORGE W. BUSH BUYS COKE IN MID-ETERNITY

An Agenbite of Inwit & Other Wits as Well by Duff Brenna “Hedonic Engineer” Brian Jordan has wandered off the straight path and is nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita (midway along the journey of life), when he falls … Continue reading

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An Uneasy Revelry: a review of Before Saying Any of the Great Words

An Uneasy Revelry by Okla Elliott “Unease in the ochre-filled skies, unease in the silky /labyrinth of the gut, unease / in the artist’s double, triple nibs” —David Huerta, “Song of Unease” Since many American readers may not be familiar … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond the Surfaces in David Lipsky’s Although of Course You End up Becoming Yourself: a Road Trip with David Foster Wallace (a Not-Really Review by Raul Clement)

I. Let’s judge a book by its cover, shall we? The book in question is David Lipsky’s Although of Course You End up Becoming Yourself: a Road Trip with David Foster Wallace, and it is the first work resembling a biography … Continue reading

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The Cognitive Turn in Theory and Cultural Studies: A Review of Patrick Colm Hogan’s Understanding Nationalism

[The following review-essay was originally published in Inside Higher Education.] The Cognitive Turn in Theory and Cultural Studies: A Review of Patrick Colm Hogan’s Understanding Nationalism by Okla Elliott 1. Academic Triangulation: An Analysis of the Paratextual Aspects of Understanding … Continue reading

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Book Review of Curtis Smith’s BAD MONKEY

Spending/Reading Politically: Curtis Smith’s Bad Monkey by Raul Clement Historically speaking, I don’t read much work from small presses and journals.  I am well aware of the arguments against this: 1) as an aspiring professional, I should support the industry … Continue reading

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