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William Watkin
William Watkin is Professor of Contemporary Literature and Philosophy at Brunel University, West London.  He is the author of In the Process of Poetry: The New York School and the Avant-Garde, On Mourning: Theories of Loss in Modern Literature, The Literary Agamben: Adventures on Logopoiesis, Agamben and Indifference: A Critical Overview (Rowman and Littlefield International, 2014) and a forthcoming two-volume study of Alain Badiou’s Being and Event project.  He is currently writing a book on innovations in violence as a tool for the distribution of power at the global and local levels.

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Uneasy Lies the Head

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June 2015

William Watkin

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June 2015

Last October I was standing in my kitchen, waiting for espresso to trickle from the spout of our imposing machine. I kept glancing out...

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Interview

April 2017

Interview with Mark Greif

Daniel Cohen

Interview

April 2017

Since 2004, when his work started to appear in n+1, the magazine he co-founded, Mark Greif has taken contemporary...

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November 2014

The Ovenbird

César Aira

TR. Chris Andrews

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November 2014

The hypothesis underlying this study is that human beings act in strict accordance with an instinctive programme, which governs...

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Issue No. 1

(Un)timely considerations on old and current issues

Donatien Grau

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Issue No. 1

Criticism has not been doing well lately. The London Review of Books, Europe’s biggest-selling literary publication, would no longer...

 

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