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Book review: Dear science and other stories by Katherine McKittrick

Nguyen, Anna (2021) Book review: Dear science and other stories by Katherine McKittrick. LSE Review of Books (27 May 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In Dear Science and Other Stories, Katherine McKittrick positions Black storytelling ‘as a way to hold on to the rebellious methodological work of sharing ideas in an unkind world’. Exploring how Black creatives have always used such interdisciplinary and rebellious methodologies to invent ways of living outside of prevailing knowledge systems, this richly poetic and sonically-driven project constructs a theory and method of storytelling, demonstrates reading practice as a way to undo discipline and embodies the reimagination of the academic text as a genre, writes Anna Nguyen. Dear Science and Other Stories. Katherine McKittrick. Duke University Press. 2021.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
E History America > E151 United States (General)
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2021 10:30
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2021 10:30
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/111349

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