Figure 1. Aranye Fradenburg delivering her plenary address at the 1st Biennial Meeting of the BABEL Working Group, Austin, Texas [Nov. 2010] [note: punctum books will be publishing a collection of essays by Aranye Fradenburg, Staying Alive, in late 2012/early 2013] by EILEEN JOY . . . obscure / forces are at work /[…]
Read Marion Turner’s review of Dark Chaucer in Studies in the Age of Chaucer HERE. Although widely beloved for its playfulness and comic sensibility, Chaucer’s poetry is also subtly shot through with dark moments that open into obscure and irresolvably haunting vistas, passages into which one might fall head-first and never reach the abyssal bottom,[…]
Animal, Mineral, Vegetable examines what happens when we cease to assume that only humans exert agency.