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    Reading Redaction: Symptomatic Metadata, Erasure Poetry, and Mark Blacklock’s I’m Jack

    Eve, Martin Paul (2019) Reading Redaction: Symptomatic Metadata, Erasure Poetry, and Mark Blacklock’s I’m Jack. Critique: Studies In Contemporary Fiction , ISSN 0011-1619. (In Press)

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    Abstract

    In this article, through a reading of Mark Blacklock’s 2015 novel, I’m Jack, alongside the history of erasure poetry, I suggest that an apt literary-critical metaphor for reading redaction in contemporary literature comes from the term “metadata”. The article schematizes the ways in which redaction can work in literary contexts and points to the modalities through which supposedly blank surfaces are, in fact, textured depths that can be read.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Arts > English and Humanities
    Depositing User: Martin Paul Eve
    Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2018 13:08
    Last Modified: 15 Dec 2018 13:16
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/25540

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