Posts tagged Death of the Author
The Personal, the Political, and the Academic: Maggie Nelson's The Argonauts

Kneading together memoir, academic writing, and social criticism, Maggie Nelson gives a new meaning to "The personal is political." How does Nelson use her experience to present social issues, and how does Deleuze's perception of phenomenology play a part in this? 

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The Author Is Not Dead: Karl Ove Knausgaard

Two weeks ago, Karl Ove Knausgaard was at the Edinburgh Book Festival presenting his new project: a season quartet starting with the newly released AUTUMN. But his previous work, MY STRUGGLE, seems to be at the epicenter of a growing movement in literature today. The first in a series of articles on this movement, we take here a closer look at one of its major proponents. 

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