About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
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Category Archives: English 575 New Historicism (Winter 2007)
I’m writing my final paper for English 575 (it’s finishing up nicely), and I just read: An entire book could and should be devoted to the influential sensibility showcased in Fag Rag. (7) Hmmmm… Moore, Patrick. Beyond Shame: Reclaiming the … Continue reading
And I love it even more when I decide, what the heck, I’ll go back to the library’s website and do a new search with a different keyword, and lo and behold: Brouwer, Daniel. “Counterpublicity and Corporeality in HIV/AIDS Zines.” … Continue reading
On New Historicism: Does this mean that we have constituted ourselves as, in the words of a detractor, “the School of Resentment”? Not at all: we are, if anything, rather inclined to piety. Nonetheless, any attempt at interpretation, as distinct … Continue reading