Joyce Carol Oates recalls a racial profiling incident from the 1990’s in light of more recent and tragic events in Ferguson, MO and elsewhere, and relates it to her novel… 179 more words
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This “nest” – on our bed – on my side of the bed – is a swirl of pillows, bedclothes, a rainbow-hued quilt crocheted by my mother – books, bound galleys, copyedited manuscripts and page proofs, drafts of things I am working on – whatever I am working on, or trying to work on, each night… In the nest there is anonymity.
I’m off of my spring break and now I am back at University, what a drag! Well, if I can say anything about University, it is that I actually get stuff done while I sit in the little cement rooms, where privacy is pretty much lost and anything you do can and will be used against you if your roommate is an ass; thankfully mine is not. 514 more words
Karen Gaffney shines a different light on the Bellefleur curse in her article “Whiteness as Cursed Property: An Interdisciplinary Intervention with Joyce Carol Oates’s Bellefleur… 366 more words