Volume 44, Numbers 1 & 2, Spring/Summer 2016

Table of Contents

Editors’ Note

pp. 9-13
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Introduction: Survival, From the Other End of the Telescope

pp. 14-29
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Part I. Survival Lenses

The Veering Escapology of Sharon Hayes and Patty Hearst

pp. 33-51
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Suicide and Survival in the Work of Kara Walker

pp. 52-72
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How to Survive: AIDS and Its Afterlives in Popular Media

pp. 73-92
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Part II. Untimely Survivors

Who Is Chandni bibi?: Survival as Embodiment in Disaster Disrupted Northern Pakistan

pp. 95-110
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“In This Told-Backward Biography”: Marianne Moore Against Survival in Her Queer Archival Poetry

pp. 111-127
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The Subjects of Survival: The Anti-Intersectional Routes of Breast Cancer

pp. 128-151
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Vision and Precarity in Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis

pp. 152-167
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Part III. the Mesh: Survival In-Between

Ornamenting the Unthinkable: Visualizing Survival under Occupation

pp. 171-187
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Special Affects: Mermaids, Prosthetics, and the Disabling of Feminine Futurity

pp. 188-204
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Surviving Codespace: Tracing Lived Space through Digital Literary Writing

pp. 205-221
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The Story of Oil

pp. 222-225
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Visual Marginalia: Marina Zurkow’s Immortal Trash

pp. 226-251
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Artist Statement

pp. 250-251
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Part IV. Classics Revisited: Valerie Solanas’s Scum Manifesto

Spitfire and Sass: Valerie Solanas’s “A Young Girl’s Primer” and the Creative Possibilities of a Survival Self

pp. 255-267
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Kill Daddy: Reproduction, Futurity, and the Survival of the Radical Feminist

pp. 268-282
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Part V. Poetry

A Conversation with My Mother

pp. 285-286
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Anecdotes, an Aphorism from Billy Bob Thornton

pp. 287-288
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Sex Ed

pp. 289-291
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Cold Pastoral, and: Nuts

pp. 292-294
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Dear Alison, and: Dear Alison

pp. 295-296
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Rana Plaza

pp. 297-300
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Next Witness, and: Sunset Limited

pp. 301-303
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Part VI. Prose

My Own Chimera

pp. 304-305
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Where We’ll Leave This for Now

pp. 309-313
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Hearing Voices

pp. 314-318
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Part VII. Book Reviews

The Mothership Strikes Back

pp. 321-325
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Posthuman Fantasies

pp. 326-330
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Playful Paws

pp. 331-335
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Aesthetics, Ethics, and Objects in the Anthropocene

pp. 336-338
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Part VIII. Alerts and Provocations

The Queer Art of Survival

pp. 341-346
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