aspeers 11 (2018)

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Katja Schmieder
Sebastian M. Herrmann
2018 EditorsIntroduction: Starting Off a New Decade: On Alternatives, Contestations, and an Infinity of Possibility
Léa PitschmannThe Heterosexual Economy in Uncle Tom’s Cabin: The Threatening Presence of the Taboo in the Domestic Novel
Katharina Szkarlat“Now Fact Has Become Opinion”: ‘Fake News’ and the Search for Truth in The Daily Show
Annabel FriedrichsSewing Modernity: How the Sewing Machine Allowed for a Distinctively Feminine Experience of Modernity
Marie DückerComing of Age in the Context of Hyperemotional Listening and Cognitive Mapping: Navigating the Emotional Landscape in Jay Asher’s Thirteen Reasons Why
Caroline LyleAfropolitanism for Black Women: Sexual Identity and Coming to Voice in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Americanah
Donald E. PeaseVisions of America: An Interview with Professor Donald E. Pease

Editorial Team

The 2017 editors are Jake William Gordon, Hedwig Lieback, Theresa Rieger, Judith J. Schreier, David McLean Shoup, Alina Theune, Eric R. Walther.

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