A Life Two-Fold in Thee—Paper Cycling in the Fascicles

Dorri Beam

Syracuse University

Dorri Beam is Associate Professor of English at Syracuse University. She is the author of Style, Gender, and Fantasy in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Cambridge UP, 2010). Recent articles treating sexuality, aesthetics, and social theory have appeared in ESQ, American Literature’s Aesthetic Dimensions, Toward a Genealogy of Women and Transcendentalism, and Margaret Fuller’s Circles. She is currently at work on a new book entitled Sex and the Series: Social Form and Literary Experiment in the American "Age of Fourier."


Shifting from state practice to poetic practice, Dorri Beam explores the systems of relation of Emily Dickinson’s poetry, arguing that the material base of the fascicles becomes a condition for how it works; the poetry meets... [ 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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