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  Volume 40, Numbers 3 & 4, Fall/Winter 2012

Table of Contents

Editors' Note: Strange Magic

pp. 9-12 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0002

Introduction: The Practice of Enchantment: Strange Allures

pp. 13-23 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0008

Part I. Trans-Forms // Bending Lines of Light

Enchantment in an Age of Occupy

pp. 27-50 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0014

Speculative Realism, Visionary Pragmatism, and Poet-Shamanic Aesthetics in Gloria Anzaldúa—and Beyond

pp. 51-69 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0020

The New Laboratory of Dreams: Role-playing Games as Resistance

pp. 70-88 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0026

Poetics of Trans-Forms

Emperor Magog

p. 89 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0031

Green Flowers

pp. 90-91 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0000

Forms of Crouching

p. 92 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0006

Scenes from My Life as the Abominable Snowman

pp. 93-94 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0012


pp. 95-102 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0018

Part II. Strange Time

Silent Plasticity: Reenchanting Soviet Stagnation

pp. 105-125 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0024

Queering Utopia: Deep Lez and the Future of Hope

pp. 126-145 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0029

Black Girls Are from the Future: Afrofuturist Feminism in Octavia E. Butler's Fledgling

pp. 146-166 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0034

Melancholic Ghosts in Monique Truong's The Book of Salt

pp. 167-186 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0004

The Guy in the Blue Suit, and: Plastic Frogs, and: Charlotte Russe

pp. 187-190 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0010

A Drive-In Dreamland

pp. 191-195 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0016

Poetics of Strange Time

from Over the City

pp. 196-197 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0022

The Temptation Is

pp. 198-199 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0027

The Fir Tree Prisoner

p. 200 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0032


pp. 201-202 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0001

Part III. Power as Ambivalent Nature

Banal, Familiar, and Enrapturing: Financial Enchantment After Guatemala's Genocide

pp. 205-225 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0007

Mana and Mystification: Magic and Religion at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

pp. 226-243 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0013

The Wendy House

pp. 244-250 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0019

Helen Adam's Occult Reworkings

pp. 251-263 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0038

Negotiating Precarity: Tarot as Spiritual Entrepreneurialism

pp. 264-280 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0025

Poetics of Allure


p. 281 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0030

The Lesbian Body, for Monique Wittig

p. 282 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0036

Flyover Country

pp. 483-484 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0035


pp. 285-286 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0005

Part IV. Classics Revisited

Audre Lorde, Presente!

pp. 289-294 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0011

Of Sensual Matters: On Audre Lorde's "Poetry Is Not a Luxury" and "Uses of the Erotic"

pp. 295-300 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0017

"Uses of the Erotic" for Teaching Queer Studies

pp. 301-305 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0023

Birthing the Warrior: Poetry as Illumination

pp. 306-310 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0028

A Revelatory Distillation of Experience

pp. 311-314 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0033

Part V. Book Reviews

Magic Versus Neoliberalism: Riots Against Everywhere

pp. 317-325 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0003

Dis/enchantment: Locating Modernity Between Secularism and "The Sacred"

pp. 326-333 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0009

Alien Connections: Recovering Contingency in Social Forms

pp. 334-338 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0037

What's the Matter?

pp. 339-345 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0015


Ode to an Anatomical Venus

pp. 346-352 | DOI: 10.1353/wsq.2013.0021

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