Volume 24, Numbers 1-2 Materialisms

Contents

Materialisms I

CHRISTOPHER BREU
Why Materialisms Matter

LEVI R. BRYANT
Knots: Notes for a Daemonic Naturalism

ASHLEY BYOCK
Dark Matters: Race and the Antebellum Logic of Decorporation

CHRISTOPHER BREU
Identity vs. Embodiment: A Materialist Rethinking of Intersex and Queerness

NICHOLAS CHARE
Material Witness: Conservation Ethics and the Scrolls of Auschwitz

MATTHEW SCHILLEMAN
The Bureaucrat Inside: Kafka, Office Media, and the End of Authorship

MARAH NAGELHOUT
Nature and the ”Industry that Scorched it”: Adorno and Anthropocene Aesthetics

REBEKAH SHELDON
Dark Correlationism: Mysticism, Magic, and the New Realisms

Materialisms II

MARTA FIGLEROWICZ, PADMA D. MAITLAND,
AND CHRISTOPHER PATRICK MILLER
Object Emotions

JULIE BETH NAPOLIN
The Fact of Resonance: An Acoustics of Determination in Faulkner and Benjamin

LAWRENCE ZI-QIAO YANG
Tiling Over the Modern Pathos: Memory, Crisis, and the Emergence of a Taiwanese Surface

SIMON PORZAK
Pop Music and Schizophrenia: Kylie Minogue’s Telepathic Affect-Objects

WALT HUNTER
Planetary Dejection: An Ode to the Commons

CHARLES ALTIERI
Are We Being Materialist Yet?

General Articles

HELENA GURFINKEL
The Ethics of the Signifier: Wilde and Lacan

UBARAJ KATAWAL
Home and Exilic Consciousness: Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five and William Spanos’ In the Neighborhood of Zero

MATHIES G. AARHUS
Relaxing the Avant-Garde: Tan Lin and the Language-Oriented Tradition

BILLY PETERSEN
Voices without the Courage to End or the Strength to Go On: Averted Narratives in Chekhov’s ”Champagne” and Beckett’s ”The Expelled”

SPENCER MACKOFF
The Hysteric’s Wound: Productive Failure in Narrative Film

ROCHELLE RIVES
”The Voice of an Animal”: Robert Bresson and Narrative Form

KEN CORMIER
Sounding the Multitrack Imagination

AMANPAL GARCHA
Imagining a Professional Future: Cognitive Criticism in Our Era of Information Work

FRANÇOIS KIPER
The Other Spaces of La Moustache

IMAN HANAFY
Revolutionizing the Graphic Novel: A Study of El-Shafee’s Metro

Interventions

DANIELA AGOSTINHO
Big Data, Time and the Archive

HERMAN RAPAPORT
Big Data: Communicating Outside the Medium of Meaning

NICOLE SIMEK
On Data, Givens, and Generosity

Reformations

WILLIAM V. SPANOS
Retrieving Kierkegaard for the Post-9/11 Occasion: A Late Meditation on the Secular

Review Articles

BRIAN O’KEEFFE
Reading by Example

NATHAN SNAZA
Preemptive Logic and the Necessity of Animal Politics

MICHAEL MILLER
The Aesthetic (Re-)Turn: Matter and Method, or Objects and Ontology?

KEITH LESLIE JOHNSON
Sallow Earth Theory

ROBERT T. TALLY JR.
Poe’s Alien Poetics

Interviews

JEFFREY J. WILLIAMS
Change Agent:
An Interview with Tamara Draut

JEFFREY J. WILLIAMS
The Studio of Literature:
An Interview with Tom Lutz