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Permanent Revolution by Gail Scott Virtual Book Launch
May 29, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
Join us to celebrate the virtual launch of Permanent Revolution by Gail Scott! Featuring readings by the author and an interview moderated by special guest Lisa Robertson. Hosted by Margaret Christakos.
Free to attend. With live captions
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About Permanent Revolution:
“A writer may do as she pleases with her epoch. Except ignore it.”
From iconic feminist writer Gail Scott comes Permanent Revolution, a collection of new essays gathered alongside a recreation of her groundbreaking text, Spaces Like Stairs. In conversation with other writers working in queer/feminist avant-garde trajectories, including l’écriture-au-féminin in Québec and continental New Narrative, these essays provide an evolutionary snapshot of Scott’s ongoing prose experiment that hinges the matter of writing to ongoing social upheaval. Scott herself points to the heart of this book, writing, “Where there is no emergency, there is likely no real experiment.”
With a Foreword by Zoe Whittall and an Afterword by Margaret Christakos.
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