Public Frugality? Political Domestic Economies of Waste and Labor

Cécile Roudeau

Université Paris-Diderot

Cécile Roudeau is Professor of American Literature at Université Paris-Diderot (Paris VII). Her first book La Nouvelle-Angleterre: Politique d’une écriture [New England: Writing in and out of the Political] (Presses Universitaires de Paris Sorbonne, 2012) revisited New England regionalism and its articulation with gender and place. Her more recent work has appeared in the edited volume Transatlantic Conversations and is forthcoming in Whitman/Dickinson:A Colloquy (U of Iowa P.) and William James Studies. She is at work on a book-length study of the fictional commons in 19th-century American literature.


Cécile Roudeau’s exploration of domestic economies begins the panel’s examination of the possibilities inherent in recycling as a category of analysis. The injunction that nothing should go to waste underwrites works like... [ view full abstract ]


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P70 » Recycling: Poetics of Materiality and Repetition (10:15 - Saturday, 24th March, Enchantment E)

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