Jordy Rosenberg is an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and the author of the novel, Confessions of the Fox (forthcoming from Random House’s One World imprint in June 2018), as well as the scholarly monograph, Critical Enthusiasm: Capital Accumulation and the Transformation of Religious Passion (Oxford University Press, 2011). His fiction, prose, and scholarship has appeared in The Boston Review’s “Global Dystopias” special issue (edited by Junot Diaz), Avidly, The Common, Salvage Quarterly, Fence, Theory & Event, Radical History Review, and PMLA, among other places.
The Daddy Dialectic
Dreams and their ilk (fantasy, literature, language) are a zone of unsurrender. Struggle’s companion and consolation. Consolations don’t have to be gentle....