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The deconstruction of institutional politics
Simon Wortham

university that have so occupied sections of the US media reflecting on questions of higher education during the last decade or so. In particular, Kamuf examines ways in which deconstruction is positioned at the very limits of coherence of this public discourse of the university: it is accused of being too political and not political at all by opponents on either side of the PC war

in Rethinking the university
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‘Passing’ fads?: recent controversies of authenticity and authorship
Sinéad Moynihan

reiterate her support. However, she subsequently did an about-turn, invited Frey, a representative of his publisher and several prominent members of the US media onto her show, apologised publicly for her defence of Frey and mounted an assault on Frey and the Doubleday representative. Editions of A Million Little Pieces, still marketed as a memoir, are now prefaced with ‘A Note to the Reader’ in which Frey acknowledges having ‘embellished many details about [his] past experiences, and altered others in order to serve what [he] felt was the greater purpose of the book

in Passing into the present
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Euro-American orphans, gender, genre, and cultural memory
Maria Holmgren Troy, Elizabeth Kella and Helena Wahlström

’ brings the orphan child into our own times, introducing a situation where the formative national disaster has already occurred. In the US media coverage of the events of September 11, 2001, the deaths of men or fathers were Literary kinships 103 given much space, and were typically linked to hero status, whereas women or mothers typically figured as the bereaved.27 Throughout his novel, Cunningham focuses on the figure of the bereaved woman, thereby drawing on imagery from media, and he privileges the boy child as the embodiment of parental loss. Partly, this is

in Making home