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The indigestible and the opaque

Since our discussion on Tuesday, I have returned again and again to the following quote from “Interview with an Empire” by M. NourbeSe Philip: “And if the reader stumbled, stopped and started again. If s/he choked, and gagged on the … Continue reading

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Daffodils and an Empire

In “Interview with an Empire,” M. NourbeSe Philip, seemingly by means of digression, devotes significant space to unpacking the image of daffodil as made famous by the english romantic lyric poet William Wordsworth (see “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”). … Continue reading

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