titles for review

b2o will consider proposals for reviews or review essays of the following books received.

Prospective authors should send a query note to boundary2@pitt.edu indicating the books in which they are interested, current position, and interest/expertise in the subject of the proposed review. Rather than sending a list of titles that interest them, we strongly encourage authors to discuss their angle into one or two of the works.

Titles for Review

Abensour, Miguel. 2017. Utopia: From Thomas More to Walter Benjamin. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Ahuja, Neel. 2016. Bioinsecurities: Disease Interventions, Empire, and the Government of Species. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Amin, Kadji. 2017. Disturbing Attachments: Genet, Modern Pederasty, and Queer History. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Anderson, Amanda. 2016. Bleak Liberalism. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Anker, Elizabeth S., and Rita Felski, eds. 2017. Critique and Postcritique. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Austen, Jane. 2017. Teenage Writings. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.

Belew, Kathleen. 2018. Bring the War Home: The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP.

Blanton, Ward, Clayton Crockett, Jeffrey W. Robbins, and Noelle Vahanian. 2016. An Insurrectionist Manifesto: Four New Gospels for a Radical Politics. New York: Columbia UP.

Boluk, Stephanie, and Patrick Lemieux. 2017. Metagaming: Playing, Competing, Spectating, Cheating, Trading, Making, and Breaking Videogames. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Bouteldja, Houria. 2017. Whites, Jews, and Us: Toward a Politics of Revolutionary Love. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Brandell, Amy L. 2016. Against Citizenship: The Violence of the Normative. Bloomington, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Broinowski, Adam. 2016. Cultural Responses to Occupation in Japan: The Performing Body During and After the Cold War. New York: Bloomsbury.

Brown, Kimberly Juanita. 2015. The Repeating Body: Slavery’s Visual Resonance in the Contemporary. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Brundson, Charlotte. 2018. Television Cities: Paris, London, Baltimore. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

C., Javier Sanjiés. 2013. Embers of the Past: Essays in Times of Decolonization. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Cameron, Sharon. 2017. The Bond of the Furthest Apart: Essays on Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Bresson, and Kafka. University of Chicago Press.

Cavarero, Adriana, and Angelo Scola. 2015. Thou Shalt Not Kill: A Political and Theological Dialogue. Trans. Margaret Adams Groesbeck and Adam Sitze. New York: Fordham UP.

Chaudhuri, Amit. 2017. Literary Activism: Perspectives. New York and Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.

Cherniavsky, Eva. 2017. Neocitizenship: Political Culture After Democracy. New York: NYU Press.

Chion, Michel. 2016. Sound. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Choe, Youngmin. 2016. Tourist Distractions: Traveling and Feeling in Transnational Hallyu Cinema. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Chung, Hye Jean. 2018. Media Heterotopias: Digital Effects and Material Labor in Global Film Productions. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Cohen, Kris. 2017. Never Alone, Except For Now. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Commander, Michelle D. 2017. Afro-Atlantic Flight. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Craib, Raymond B. 2016. The Cry of the Renegade. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.

Day, Iyko. 2016. Alien Capital: Asian Racialization and the Logic of Settler Colonial Capitalism.  Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Del Mar, David Peterson. 2017. African American: From Tarzan to Dreams From My Father – Africa in the US Imagination. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Derrida, Jacques, trans. Philip Lynes. 2017. Advances. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Desjardins, Mary R. 2015. Recycled Stars: Female Film Stardom in the Age of Television and Video. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

D’Iorio, Paolo. 2016. Nietzsche’s Journey to Sorrento: Genesis of the Philosophy of the Free Spirit. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Donadey, Anne, ed. 2017. Approaches to Teaching the Works of Assia Djebar. New York: Modern Language Association of America.

Edwards, Erin E. 2018. The Modernist Corpse: Posthumanism and the Posthumous. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Eidsheim, Nina Sun. 2015. Sensing Sound: Singing and Listening as Vibrational Practice. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Ellis, Nadia. 2015. Territories of the Soul: Queered Belonging in the Black Diaspora. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Engel, Amir. 2017. Gershom Scholem: An Intellectual Biography. Chicago, IL: University o Chicago Press.

Epstein, Andrew. 2016. Attention Equals Life: The Pursuit of the Everyday in Contemporary Poetry and Culture. New York and Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.

Evans, K. L. 2017. One Foot in the Finite: Melville’s Realism Reclaimed. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP.

Fazzino, Jimmy. 2016. World Beats: Beat Generation Writing and the Worlding of U.S. Literature. Lebanon, NH: Dartmouth College Press.

Finn, Ed. 2017. What Algorithms Want: Imagination in the Age of Computing. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Fischer-Hornung, Dorothea, and Monika Mueller, eds. 2016. Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi.

Forsdick, Charles, and Christian Hogsbjerg, eds. 2017. The Black Jacobins Reader. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Fuller, Matthew. 2017. How to Be a Geek: Essays on the Culture of Software. Cambridge, UK: Polity.

Gagliano, Monica, John C. Ryan, Patrícia Veiera, eds. 2017. The Language of Plants: Science, Philosophy, Literature. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Getsy, David J., ed. 2016. Queer. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Gilloch, Graeme. 2015. Siegfried Kracauer. Cambridge, UK: Polity.

Gjesdal, Kristin, ed. 2018. Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler. New York and Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.

Grewal, Inderpal. 2017. Saving the Security State: Exceptional Citizens in Twenty-First Century America. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Hanna, Monica,, Jennifer Harford Vargas, and José David Saldívar, eds. 2016. Junot Díaz and the Decolonial Imagination. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Hardy, Thomas. 2016. Jude the Obscure [3rd ed.]. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.

Harrison, Peter. 2017. The Freedom of Things: An Ethology of Control. Fair Lawn, NJ: Transformative Studies Institute.

Hayles, N. Katherine. 2017. Unthought: The Power of the Cognitive Nonconscious. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Heinrich, Ari Larissa. 2018. Chinese Surplus: Biopolitical Aesthetics and the Medically Commodified Body. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Hidalga, Jesús Blanco. 2017. Jonathan Franzen and the Romance of Community: Narratives of Salvation. New York: Bloomsbury.

Honig, Bonnie. 2017. Public Things: Democracy in Disrepair. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.

Hunt, Alastair, and Stephanie Youngblood, eds. 2016. Against Life. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP.

Isbister, Katherine. 2016. How Games Move Us: Emotion by Design. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Jameson, Fredric. 2015. The Ancients and the Postmoderns: On the Historicity of Forms. New York: Verso.

Kang, Jaeho. 2014. Walter Benjamin and the Media: Theory and Media. Cambridge, UK: Polity.

Kaul, Suvir. 2017. Of Gardens and Graves: Kashmir, Poetry, Politics. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Kelly, Michael. 2017. A Hunger for Aesthetics: Enacting the Demands of Art. New York: Columbia UP.

Keren, Michael. 2015. Politics and Literature at the Turn of the Millennium. Calgary, Canada: University of Calgary Press.

Koschorke, Albrecht. 2017. On Hitler’s Mein Kampf. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Kotef, Hagar. 2015. Movement and the Ordering of Freedom: On Liberal Governances of Mobility. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Kuiken, Kir. 2014. Imagined Sovereignties: Toward a New Political Romanticism. New York: Fordham UP.

Kulik, Don, and Jens Rydstöm. 2015. Loneliness and Its Opposite: Sex, Disability, and the Ethics of Engagement. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Landsberg, Alison. 2015. Engaging the Past: Mass Culture and the Production of Historical Knowledge. New York: Columbia UP.

Lane, Richard. J. 2016. The Big Humanities: Digital Humanities/Digital Laboratories. New York: Routledge.

Lee, Charles T. 2016. Ingenious Citizenship. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Lennon, Brian. 2018. Passwords: Philology, Security, Authentication. Cambridge, MA and London, UK: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Lezra, Jacques. 2017. Untranslating Machines: A Genealogy for the Ends of Global Thought. London and New York: Rowman and Littlefield International.

Li, Jie, and Enhua Zhang, eds. 2016. Red Legacies in China. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP.

Liu, Petrus. 2015. Queer Marxism in Two Chinas. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Mailloux, Steven. 2017. Rhetoric’s Pragmatism: Essays in Rhetorical Hermeneutics. University Park, PA: Penn State UP.

Marran, Christine L. 2017. Ecology Without Culture: Aesthetics for a Toxic World. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Martel, James. R. 2017. The Misinterpellated Subject. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

McGowan, Todd. 2016. Capitalism and Desire: The Psychic Cost of Free Markets. New York: Columbia UP.

McGowan, Todd. 2017. Only a Joke Can Save Us: A Theory of Comedy. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP.

McKittrick, Katherine. 2014. Sylvia Wynter: On Being Human as Praxis. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

McLean, Stuart. 2017. Fictionalizing Anthropology: Encounters and Fabulations on the Edge of the Human. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Merback, Mitchell B. 2017. Perfection’s Therapy: An Essay on Albrecht Dürer’s Melencolia I. New York: Zone Books.

Miller, J. Hillis. 2014. Communities in Fiction. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.

Miller, J. Reid. 2016. Stain Removal: Ethics and Race. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.

Morris, Rosalind C., & Daniel H. Leonard. 2017. The Returns of Fetishism: Charles de Brosses and the Afterlives of an Idea. University of Chicago Press.

Moten, Fred. 2017. Black and Blur. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Mufti, Nasser. 2017. Civilizing War: Imperial Politics and the Poetics of National Rupture. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP.

Murray, Janet H. 2017. Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. Updated second edition.

Mutter, Matthew. 2017. Restless Secularism: Modernism and the Religious Inheritance. New Haven, CT: Yale UP.

Novak, David, and Matt Sakakeeny. 2015. Keywords in Sound. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

O’Gorman, Marcel. 2015. Necromedia. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Panagia, Davide. 2018. Rancière’s Sentiments. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Parisi, David. 2018. Archaeologies of Touch: Interfacing with Haptics from Electricity to Computing. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Patterson, Christopher B. 2018. Transitive Cultures: Anglophone Literature of the Transpacific. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers UP.

Peterson, Christopher. 2017. Monkey Trouble: The Scandal of Posthumanism. New York: Fordham UP.

Pettmann, Dominic. 2017. Creaturely Love: How Desire Makes Us More and Less Than Human. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Pias, Claus. 2017. Computer Game Worlds. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Pinkard, Terry. 2017. Does History Make Sense?: Hegel on the Historical Shapes of Justice. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP.

Porter, Horace. 2015. Dreaming Out Loud: African American Novelists at Work. Iowa City, IA: University of Iowa Press.

Rabinow, Paul. 2017. Unconsolable Contemporary: Observing Gerhard Richter. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Radano, Ronald, and Tejumola Olaniyan. 2016. Audible Empire: Music, Global Politics, and Critique. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Rangan, Pooja. 2017. Immediations: The Humanitarian Impulse in Democracy. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Rivero, Yeidy M. 2015. Broadcasting Modernity: Cuban Commercial Television, 1950-1960. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Roberts, Brian Russell, and Keith Foulcher, eds. 2016. Indonesian Notebook: A Sourcebook on Richard Wright and the Bandung Conference. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Roof, Judith. 2016. What Gender Is, What Gender Does. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Rosello, Mireille, and Sudeep Dasgupta, eds. 2015. What’s Queer About Europe? Productive Encounters and Re-Enchanting Paradigms. New York: Fordham UP.

Ruffel, Lionel. 2018. Brouhaha: Worlds of the Contemporary. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Ruyer, Raymond. 2016. Neofinalism. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Sacks, Jeffrey. 2015. Iterations of Loss: Mutilation and Aesthetics from Al-Shidyaq to Darwish. New York: Fordham UP.

Sahota, G. S. 2018. Late Colonial Sublime: Neo-Epics and the End of Romanticism. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP.

Salaita, Steven. 2016. Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Sale, Stephen, and Laura Salisbury. 2015. Kittler Now: Current Perspectives in Kittler Studies. Cambridge, UK: Polity.

Sammond, Nicholas. 2015. Birth of an Industry: Blackface Minstrelsy and the Rise of American Animation. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Sánchez, Lurgio Gavilán. 2015. When Rains Became Floods: A Child Soldier’s Story. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Sanders, Joe Sutliff. 2017. A Literature of Questions: Nonfiction for the Critical Child. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Saussy, Haun. 2017. Translation as Citation: Zhuangzi Inside Out. New York and Oxford: Oxford UP.

Scappettone, Jennifer. 2016. Killing the Moonlight: Modernism in Venice. New York: Columbia UP.

Schoonover, Karl, and Rosalind Galt. 2016. Queer Cinema in the World. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Schreier, Benjamin. 2015. The Impossible Jew: Identity and the Reconstruction of Jewish American Literary History. New York: New York UP.

Schuller, Kyla. 2017. The Biopolitics of Feeling: Race, Sex, and Science in the Nineteenth Century. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Seltzer, Mark. 2016. The Official World. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Shapiro, Michael J. 2018. The Political Sublime. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Sharpe, Christina. 2016. In the Wake: On Blackness and Being. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Shaw, Lytle. 2012. Fieldworks: From Place to Site in Postwar Poetics. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press.

Shelley, Mary. 2017. Frankenstein, Annotated for Scientists, Engineers, and Creators of All Kinds. Eds. David H. Guston, Ed Finn, and Jason Scott Robert. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Siddell, Gillian, and Ellen Waterman, eds. 2016. Negotiated Moments: Improvisation, Sound, and Subjectivity. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Silber, Joan. 2009. The Art of Time in Fiction. New York: Graywolf Press.

Simondon, Gilbert. 2016. On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Singh, Julietta. 2018. Unthinking Mastery: Dehumanism and Decolonial Entanglements. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Solovieva, Olga V. 2017. Christ’s Subversive Body: Practices of Religious Rhetoric in Culture and Politics. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP.

Song, Min Hyoung. 2013. The Children of 1965: On Writing, and Not Writing, as an Asian American. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. 2013. An Aesthetic Education in the Era of Globalization. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP.

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty. 2014. Readings. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Star, Orin, ed. 2015. Writing Culture and the Life of Anthropology. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Stavans, Ilan, and Joshua Ellison. 2015. Reclaiming Travel. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Steinweg, Marcus, and Thomas Hirschhorn. The Terror of Evidence. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Stewart, Jeffrey C. The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke. New York and Oxford: Oxford UP.

Streeby, Shelley. 2013. Radical Sensations: World Movements, Violence, and Visual Culture. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Szendy, Peter. 2013. Kant in the Land of Extraterrestrials: Cosmopolitical Philosofictions. New York: Fordham UP.

Taylor, Diana. 2016. Performance. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Thain, Alanna Michael. 2017. Bodies in Suspense: Time and Affect in Cinema. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Toal, Catherine. 2016. The Entrapments of Form: Cruelty and Modern Literature. New York: Fordham UP.

Tomarken, Edward. 2017. Why Theory: Cultural Critique in Film and Television. Manchester, UK: Manchester UP.

Tracy, Dale. 2017. With the Witnesses: Poetry, Compassion, and Claimed Experience. Montréal, QC: McGill-Queen’s UP.

Vattimo, Gianni. 2017. Of Reality: The Purposes of Philosophy. New York: Columbia UP.

Vazquez, Alexandra T. 2013. Listening in Detail: Performances of Cuban Music. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Voltaire. 2016. Candide [3rd ed.]. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.

Voyce, Stephen. 2013. Poetic Community: Avant-Garde Activism and Cold War Culture. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Waldschmidt, Anne, Hanjo Berressem, and Moritz Ingwersen, eds. 2017. Culture – Theory – Disability: Encounters between Disability Studies and Cultural Studies. Bielefeld, Germany: Verlag.

Watts, Philip. 2016. Roland Barthes’ Cinema. Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.

Weizman, Eyal. 2017. Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability. Cambridge, MA: Zone Books.

Wellmann, Janina. 2017. The Form of Becoming: Embryology and the Epistemology of Rhythm, 1760–1830. Cambridge, MA: Zone Books.

Welsh, Timothy J. 2016. Mixed Realism: Videogames and the Violence of Fiction. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Wilson, D. Harlan. 2017. J. G. Ballard. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Winters, Joseph R. 2016. Hope Draped in Black: Race, Melancholy, and the Agony of Progress. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Woloch, Alex. 2016. Or Orwell. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP.

Wolfreys, Julian. 2016. Haunted Experience: Being, Loss, Memory. Charmouth, UK: Triarchy Press.

Wright, Laura, Jane Poyner, and Elleke Boehmer. 2014. Approaches to Teaching Coetzee’s Disgrace and Other Works. New York: Modern Language Association.

Xiang, Cai. 2016. Revolution and Its Narratives: China’s Socialist Literary and Cultural Imaginaries, 1949-1966. Durham, NC: Duke UP.

Yates, Julian. 2017. Of Sheep, Oranges, and Yeast: A Multispecies Impression. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press.

Zhang, Chunjie. 2017. Transculturality and German Discourse in the Age of European Colonialism. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP.

Zimmer, Catherine. 2015. Surveillance Cinema. New York: New York UP.

Ziolkowski, Eric (ed.). 2018. Kierkegaard, Literature, and the Arts. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP.

Zola, Émile, trans. Helen Constantine. 2017. A Love Story. New York and Oxford, UK: Oxford UP.