Issue 1.1

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Introduction to “Cultural Politics and Material Experiences”
by Benjamin Mangrum and Katherine Walker


“Hope” in The People, Yes: Carl Sandburg at the Intersection of Poetry and Politics
by Tasha Golden

Reclaiming the Commodified Body: The Stories of Saartjie Baartman and Josephine Baker in the Poetry of Elizabeth Alexander
by Marta Werbanowska

Consumer Ideology and the Violent Subject: The Murderous Consequences of 1980s Advertising in Bret Easton Ellis’s American Psycho
by Adam Szetela

Book Reviews

Art and the Artist in Society edited by José Jiménez-Justiniano, Elsa Luciano Feal, and Jane Elizabeth Alberdeston
reviewed by Vartan P. Messier

Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination by Sarah Schulman
reviewed by Kim Emery

Animacies: Biopolitics, Racial Mattering, and Queer Affect by Mel Y. Chen
reviewed by Christina Lee

Feminist Rhetorical Practices: New Horizons for Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies by Jacqueline Jones Royster and Gesa E. Kirsch
reviewed by April Cobos

The Duke, the Longhorns, and Chairman Mao: John Wayne’s Political Odyssey by Steven Travers
reviewed by Clint Peters



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