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X is for Xenophobia 

I once wrote a snarky poem comparing New York City tourists to tree branches scraping your face in a slasher movie. They both only exist to get in your way. It wasn’t one of my better poems (the baseball bat poem I posted earlier, on the other hand, was) (I did think the extended metaphor/couplet …

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W is for Walter Benjamin 

On the first day of class, I brought up Walter Benjamin’s essay “On Some Motifs in Baudelaire,” which is a lot about aesthetic experiences (and the loss thereof). In the introduction to Performing Live, Shusterman brings up Benjamin, too. I checked the citations in the back of the book, and it looks like he’s referencing …

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