Clark, Ben

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Rejecting the empowered reader: re-claiming authorial agency in twenty-first century, avant-garde fiction 2016 1594 This dissertation analyzes twenty-first century British avant-garde fiction and argues that a defining literary issue is the shifting dynamic between writers and readers. In particular, the dissertation examines avant-garde authors and the ways in wh...
“I want to hide my body inside of yours”: grotesque female consumption in Alexandra Kleeman and Sarah Rose Etter AND “I don’t know if you’re a detective or a pervert”: voyeuristic pleasure and disgust in Blue velvet 2020 3 This paper examines the role of consumption in Alexandra Kleeman’s You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine and Sarah Rose Etter’s The Book of X to argue that capitalism plays a dangerous role in A and Cassie’s sense of identity by entangling their bodies w...