The Clearning by JJJJJerome Ellis
Poetry & Fiction Wendy's Subway
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The Clearning by JJJJJerome Ellis
Poetry & Fiction Wendy's Subway
$25.00
JJJJJerome Ellis’s The Clearing asks how stuttering, blackness, and music can be practices of refusal against hegemonic governance of time, speech, and encounter. Taking his glottal block stutter as a point of departure, Ellis figures the aporia and the block as clearing to consider how dysfluency, opacity, and refusal can open a new space for relation. Stemming from Ellis's essay "The clearing: Music, dysfluency, Blackness, and time,” published in 2020 in the Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice Studies (Volume 5, Issue 2) the present volume transcribes and translates his investigation across genres and media, turning to the page to ask: How can a book bear the trace of music, and the racialized, disabled body? Can a book be not just a manuscript, but a glottoscript? Ellis opens space for thinking liberation theoretically, historically, and lyrically.

Author: JJJJJerome Ellis
Year: 2021
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 10 x 13 in.
Cover: Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-7359242-5-0
Language: English