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Postmodernism? Or Social Control?

“The writer is meant to be the faithful witness of everyman and should therefore be neither within society nor without.” —John Ralston Saul[1] Are the techniques of postmodernism in literature truly revolutionary? Or just another subtle mode of social control? Putting … Continue reading

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Poetics as Ecosystem: The End of Abstraction

Poetics as Ecosystem: The Edge Effect In discussion with Anne Champagne, an astute eco-feminist and longtime environmentalist, I raised the idea of punk music as a force that shook up the music industry in the late 1970s being analogous to … Continue reading

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