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Colin Dickey

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Colin Dickey is an American author, curator, and critic whose work deals with ghosts, death, and haunting, and explores how these symbols function as metaphors. He was the Managing Director of the Morbid Anatomy Museum and is a member of The Order of the Good Death. He currently teaches at National University
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White Magic
Elissa Washuta - Apr 27, 2021
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Throughout her life, Elissa Washuta has been surrounded by cheap facsimiles of Native spiritual tools and occult trends, “starter witch kits” of sage, rose quartz, and tarot cards packaged together in paper and plastic. Following a decade of abuse, addiction, PTSD, and heavy-duty drug treatment for a misdiagnosis of bipolar disorder, she felt drawn...
Colin Dickey
Mar 06, 2021
This book is amazing,@elissawashuta.      source
The Sobbing School
Joshua Bennett - Sep 27, 2016
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Selected by Eugene Gloria as a winner of the National Poetry Series    The Sobbing School, Joshua Bennett’s mesmerizing debut collection of poetry, presents songs for the living and the dead that destabilize and de-familiarize representations of black history and contemporary black experience. What animates these poems is a desire to assert life, a...
Colin Dickey
Jan 02, 2021
These were my favorite books read in 2020: @SirJoshBennett, The Sobbing School @aminamemory, Indelicacy M Cappello, Lecture M Davey, Index Cards A Kavan, Machines in the Head Kluge/Richter, Dispatches from Moments of Calm @Lenora_DW, Fire on the Water F Wilderson, Afro-pessimism      source
Fire on the Water
Sailors, Slaves, and Insurrection in Early American Literature, 1789-1886 (Transits
Lenora Warren - Jun 07, 2019
Lenora Warren tells a new story about the troubled history of abolition and slave violence by examining representations of shipboard mutiny and insurrection in late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Anglo-American and American literature. Fire on the Water centers on five black sailors, whose experiences of slavery and insurrection either in...
Colin Dickey
Dec 30, 2020
Closing out an intolerable year with a stellar book: @Lenora_DW’s Fire on the Water: Sailors, Slaves, and Insurrection in Early American Literature, 1789-1886      source