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Cruel Optimism (3?): Slow Death, temporality, dreams, and Julie Doucet's My Most Secret Desire.

This is going to be rambly in the way that only notes towards possible (!) dissertation chapter content can be. Basically: the outline I wrote two years ago for this chapter is now a very nice list of stuff I am no longer interested in writing about. 252 more words

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Cruel Optimism 2, Intuitionists

Okay, I think I’ve begun to concretize my way into Doucet’s text through Berlant: both are interested in the present’s ongoing condition. Huge revelation. You’re welcome. 485 more words

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Cruel Optimism

Lately, I’ve been stuck in my dissertation/career writing. I’m working on finishing an article, but progress has been slow going, and I feel like I’ve been slogging away at it forever. 580 more words

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