Illocality Book Pdf
Beginning last October, several women sent letters about their personal experiences with Massey to his publishers, including Wesleyan University Press (a Wesleyan representative said that the press first received an anonymous note about Massey's behavior in December). Wesleyan was set to publish his latest book, What Follows, this fall. The women hoped that sharing their testimonies might persuade the publishers not to work with Massey anymore.
Illocality book pdf
Joseph Massey is the author of Areas of Fog (Shearsman Books, 2009) and At the Point (Shearsman, 2011), To Keep Time (Omnidawn, 2014) and Illocality (Wave Books, 2015), as well as a number of chapbooks.
Meredith L. McGill is Associate Professor of English and Director of the Center for Cultural Analysis. She is the author of American Literature and the Culture of Reprinting, 1834-1853 (2003), a study of nineteenth-century American resistance to tightening control over intellectual property. This book charts the effect of a decentralized mass-market for print on the development of a national literature, with particular focus on the writing and careers of Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. She recently edited a collection of essays, The Traffic in Poems: Nineteenth-Century Poetry and Transatlantic Exchange, in which a variety of scholars seek to model ways of understanding nineteenth-century poetry within a transatlantic frame. She is currently working on a study of the circulation of poetry in the antebellum United States. Her research interests include the history of the book in American culture, American poetry and poetics, law and literature, literary theory, new media and the history of media shift.