Maggie Nelson interviewed by Arne de Boever

By Arne De BoeverMarch 31, 2012

    Maggie Nelson interviewed by Arne de Boever

    Maggie Nelson and Arne de Boever are colleagues at CalArts; they talk about Nelson's new book, The Art of Cruelty: A Reckoning a wide-ranging examination of notions of cruelty and the way cruelty has functioned in literary and artistic culture.


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    Arne De Boever teaches American Studies in the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts, where he also directs the MA Aesthetics and Politics program. He is the author of States of Exception in the Contemporary Novel (2012) and Narrative Care (2013) and editor of Gilbert Simondon: Being and Technology (2012) and The Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism: Vol. 1 (2013). He edits Parrhesia: A Journal of Critical Philosophy and the critical theory/philosophy section of the Los Angeles Review of Books. He is also a member of the boundary 2 collective and an Advisory Editor for the Oxford Literary Review.

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