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

Table of Contents

Editors' Note: Strange Magic

pp. 9-12
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Introduction: The Practice of Enchantment: Strange Allures

pp. 13-23
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Part I. Trans-Forms // Bending Lines of Light

Enchantment in an Age of Occupy

pp. 27-50
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Speculative Realism, Visionary Pragmatism, and Poet-Shamanic Aesthetics in Gloria Anzaldúa—and Beyond

pp. 51-69
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The New Laboratory of Dreams: Role-playing Games as Resistance

pp. 70-88
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Poetics of Trans-Forms

Emperor Magog

p. 89
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Green Flowers

pp. 90-91
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Forms of Crouching

p. 92
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Scenes from My Life as the Abominable Snowman

pp. 93-94
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Mythopoeia

pp. 95-102
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Part II. Strange Time

Silent Plasticity: Reenchanting Soviet Stagnation

pp. 105-125
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Queering Utopia: Deep Lez and the Future of Hope

pp. 126-145
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Black Girls Are from the Future: Afrofuturist Feminism in Octavia E. Butler's Fledgling

pp. 146-166
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Melancholic Ghosts in Monique Truong's The Book of Salt

pp. 167-186
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The Guy in the Blue Suit, and: Plastic Frogs, and: Charlotte Russe

pp. 187-190
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A Drive-In Dreamland

pp. 191-195
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Poetics of Strange Time

from Over the City

pp. 196-197
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The Temptation Is

pp. 198-199
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The Fir Tree Prisoner

p. 200
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Nest

pp. 201-202
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Part III. Power as Ambivalent Nature

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

pp. 205-225
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Mana and Mystification: Magic and Religion at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

pp. 226-243
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The Wendy House

pp. 244-250
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Helen Adam's Occult Reworkings

pp. 251-263
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Negotiating Precarity: Tarot as Spiritual Entrepreneurialism

pp. 264-280
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Poetics of Allure

Gurney

p. 281
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The Lesbian Body, for Monique Wittig

p. 282
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Flyover Country

pp. 483-484
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Enchantment

pp. 285-286
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Part IV. Classics Revisited

Audre Lorde, Presente!

pp. 289-294
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Of Sensual Matters: On Audre Lorde's "Poetry Is Not a Luxury" and "Uses of the Erotic"

pp. 295-300
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"Uses of the Erotic" for Teaching Queer Studies

pp. 301-305
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Birthing the Warrior: Poetry as Illumination

pp. 306-310
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A Revelatory Distillation of Experience

pp. 311-314
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Part V. Book Reviews

Magic Versus Neoliberalism: Riots Against Everywhere

pp. 317-325
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Dis/enchantment: Locating Modernity Between Secularism and "The Sacred"

pp. 326-333
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Alien Connections: Recovering Contingency in Social Forms

pp. 334-338
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What's the Matter?

pp. 339-345
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Coda

Ode to an Anatomical Venus

pp. 346-352
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