Read my new essay, “Woolf in the Background: Distance as Visual Philosophy, Then and Now,” a chapter in the now-released collection on Mobility, Spatiality, and Resistance in Literary and Political Discourse. In this essay, I establish Woolf’s perceptive technique of “toggling” between foregrounds and backgrounds in Orlando. This way of writing reinforces and illustrates Woolf’s greater ontology of depth and betweenness:
Join the Hurston Fall Webinar Series hosted by The University of Kansas. The starting webinar on October 1st hosts acclaimed biographer Valerie Boyd in her discussion of “The Afterlife of a Biography.” Free Registration and Open Admission.
Noon-1:30 p.m. Oct. 1