ARTICLES BY meganm
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In Search of Duende: The Fits

M. Milks

11.08.16

M. Milks reports on desire and acceptance in The Fits, a film about a young dancer who begins to suffer spasms as a member of a troupe, raising important questions about the lines between sickness and art.

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Undead Poets Society: A Review of Kim Yideum’s Cheer Up, Femme Fatale

M. Milks

05.24.16

Cheer Up, Femme Fatale combines three major works by one of Korea’s poetic superstars. Megan Milks reviews.

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No Weather for Memory to Live in: A Review of Damnation

M. Milks

04.01.14

A mysterious book that pollutes everyone who comes in contact with it; a system of ordered hopelessness; the steady panic of an endless grid of noise: Damnation is a book that will make you afraid to be alone with it. Megan Milks reviews.

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Images of Kept Women by Kate Durbin

M. Milks

05.03.13

A tour through the Playboy mansion: Kate Durbin’s Kept Women as part travel brochure, part cultural archaeology.

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Reviving Our Heroines

M. Milks

12.10.12

The “madwomen” of Modernist literature come out of their cages and rattle the bars in Kate Zambreno’s Heroines.