On burning, saving and stealing letters

New Formations - ISSN 0950-2378
Volume 2009 Number 67

On burning, saving and stealing letters
Margaretta Jolly pages -


Reflecting on her research for her book on letters written during the period of second wave feminism, Jolly explore the levels of negotiation and compromise involved in the publication of personal letters. Stressing the power of letters as material objects, she considers how they work within systems of exchange, both as a synecdoche for the body and as a site of absence and presence.

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