Liberating the Canon: An Anthology of Innovative Literature

Liberating the Canon An Anthology of Innovative Literature If there were a literary avant garde that were relevant now it would be what the queers and their allies are doing at the intersections across disciplines This avant garde would be inclusive racia

  • Title: Liberating the Canon: An Anthology of Innovative Literature
  • Author: Isabel Waidner
  • ISBN: 9781999924508
  • Page: 182
  • Format: Paperback
  • If there were a literary avant garde that were relevant now, it would be what the queers and their allies are doing, at the intersections, across disciplines This avant garde would be inclusive, racially and culturally diverse, migrants galore, predominately but not exclusively working class, transdisciplinary, gender queer and politically clued up left Isabel Waidne If there were a literary avant garde that were relevant now, it would be what the queers and their allies are doing, at the intersections, across disciplines This avant garde would be inclusive, racially and culturally diverse, migrants galore, predominately but not exclusively working class, transdisciplinary, gender queer and politically clued up left Isabel WaidnerLiberating the Canon is an edited anthology capturing the contemporary emergence of radically innovative and nonconforming forms of literature in the UK and US Historically, sociopolitical marginalisation and avant garde aesthetics have not come together in UK literature, counterintuitively divorcing outsider experience and formal innovation Bringing together intersectional identity and literary innovation, LTC is designed as an intervention against the normativity of literary publishing contexts and the institution Innovative Literature as such More widely, if literature, any literature, can act as a mode of cultural resistance and help imagine a progressive politics in Tory Britain and beyond, it is this.Edited by Isabel Waidner, Liberating the Canon includes contributors working at the intersections of prose, poetry, art, performance, indie publishing and various subcultural contexts Mojisola Adebayo, Jess Arndt US , Jay Bernard, Richard Brammer, Victoria Brown, SJ Fowler, Juliet Jacques, Sara Jaffe US , Roz Kaveney, R Zamora Linmark US , Mira Mattar, Seabright D.Mortimer, Nat Raha, Nisha Ramayya, Rosie Snajdr, Timothy Thornton, Isabel Waidner, Joanna Walsh and Eley Williams.

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    • Paul Fulcher says:

      The child was supposed to add commas and full-stops and semicolons and God-knows- what-else in the correct places so that the writing’s meaning might be carved into easier-to-swallow pieces.Eley Williams, The Flood and the Keeper. The Guardian recently featured an important article in response to two newer book prizes, the Jhalak Prize and the Republic of Consciousness Prize. The headline "Awards for women, writers of colour, small presses – why are there so many books prizes?" might have ap [...]

    • Neil says:

      "Liberating the Canon (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2018) is an edited anthology capturing the contemporary emergence of nonconforming and radically innovative literatures in the UK and beyond."These are the opening words of Isabel Waidner's introduction to her collection which pulls together contributions from multiple sources, including Waidner herself. What follows is wide variety of pieces. Some of them are straightforward narratives, some of them I struggle to make sense of even after a couple of r [...]

    • Tim says:

      Review to follow

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