In this first "500 Word Review," I look at how Emily Apter's UNEXCEPTIONAL POLITICS (Verso, 2018) catalogues the smaller, quieter moments of political action.
My Entire Dissertation Summed Up in One Lyn Hejinian Sentence
Yup. Now that I've found this, there's really no reason to keep writing.
Poetry, Politics, and Wilco
I wonder why we listen to poets When nobody gives a fuck —Wilco, “Ashes of American Flags” In “Ashes of American Flags,” Wilco engages in a project akin to that of the language poets from the 1960s and 70s: the juxtaposition of artistic sentiment with capitalist ideology as a means of critiquing a prevailing social … Continue reading Poetry, Politics, and Wilco