Encircling Black and Blue

  title={Encircling Black and Blue},
  author={Carol Mavor and Peggy Phelan and Amy Ruth Buchanan},
Abstract“Encircling Black and Blue” is Peggy Phelan's poetic response to Carol Mavor's recent book, Black and Blue: The Bruising Passion of Camera Lucida, La Jetee, Sans soleil, and Hiroshima mon amour (Duke University Press, 2012). In the spirit of Roland Barthes, Phelan's neither-nor piece (which is neither criticism, nor poetry—neither oral, nor written) is a “writing aloud” prose poem. Literally extending her memories and passions into Black and Blue, Phelan's writing is one with Mavor's… CONTINUE READING

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