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Attending to AIDS: Elegy's Rendez‐vous with Testimonial  

Ross Chambers

This article mentions the complicated relationship between elegy and the longing for aesthetic redemption; however, such longing is rarely distant from anger and rage, and therefore never ... More

The Contemporary Anti‐Elegy  

R. Clifton Spargo

This article describes the measure of the elegy's self-subversions through history, but finds that in its contemporary form it has reached an apex of resistance that plays out in the realm ... More

Kaddish: Jewish American Elegy Post‐1945  

Maeera Y. Shreiber

This article considers the subject of survival, focusing on the continuation of Jewish rituals of mourning and memory in Jewish poetry. Poets such as Charles Reznikoff, Allen Ginsberg, and ... More