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Writing from Below: Death and the Maiden (issue 2)

We're very pleased to announce the publication of a new issue of Writing from Below. This special issue remixes Death and the Maiden, examining the motif and other associated themes and subjects through a range of critical and creative works, and across a diverse disciplinary perspectives.

Death and the Maiden

This special issue of Writing from Below remixes Death and the Maiden, examining the motif and other associated themes and subjects through a range of critical and creative works.

Image credit: Natalie Pirotta. 2014. Death and the Maiden 1. Oil on canvas. 8x10 inches. Private collection. Image courtesy Juliane Roemhild.

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Table of Contents

Editorial
"The Woman is Perfected": Critical and Creative Reflections on Death and the Maiden - Stephen Abblitt, Natalie Pirotta, Hannah Schurholz    

Commissioned Works
Anna Karenina Remix: Death, desire, and the space in-between - Natalie Pirotta
     
Special Issue
Coffin Calendar Girls: A New Take on an Old Trope - Christina Welch
Death and Photographs: “El Día del Muerto/Day of the Dead” - Suzanne E Hermanoczki     
The Dead Girl in Feminism: A Transformation in Five Acts - Hannah Ky McCann     
Fragments from a myth-carriage - Hayley Singer     
My Lover’s Eyes - Evelyn Irina Tsitas     
‘If you were less pretty I think I should be very much afraid of you’: A Female Personification of Death in Irish Gothic Literature - Donna Mitchell     
Vampiric Hymenoplasty - Jane Kubiesa     
Raising Our Voice: perspectives on suicide in the LGBTI community - Andrew Blythe, Sally Morris, Michelle Mars     
Two Poems: "Fallen" and "The Shave" - Zoe Brigley Thompson     

Articles
Editorial: what comes out, next - Zoe Thomas     
Ramah Robot, Brain Mother - Judy Lattas     
Re-reading Sexuality as a Life-Practice: A Conversation between Peter Banki and Nikó Antalffy - Peter Jason Banki, Nikó Antalffy     
Preliminary Materials Toward a Theory of the Female Intellectual - Zoya Brumberg     
The Queer Faces of Eve: Witnessing Theories in Sedgwick’s Dialogue On Love - Eden Elizabeth Wales Freedman     
The Visitor - Michael James Coombes     
Masculine Hegemony and Resistance in Chinese Language - Wing Bo Anna Tso     
Bygones - Julia Ruth Prendergast     

Reviews
Queering time and memory through reading After Homosexual - Margaret Mayhew     
Review: Australian Poetry Journal - Ania Walwicz     
Queer/Her/Body/Being/Born: A White Girl Reads White Girls - Anastasia Kanjere     
Feminin/Feminin - Aimee Leigh Gumina     
Intimacy, Violence and Activism - Jordy Silverstein     
Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive - Bronwyn Wilson    

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