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What Fucking Clayton Pettet Teaches Us About Cultural Rhetorics

Production Credits

Reviewers: Alexandra Hidalgo, Malea Powell, and Daisy Levy
Production Editor(s): Alexandra Hidalgo and Phil Bratta
Copyeditor(s): Phil Bratta
Editorial Assistant(s): Lauren Brentnell and Hannah Espinoza
Layout Designer(s): Becca Hayes, Casey Miles, Jon M. Wargo, Kathleen Livingston

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@les_hutchinson. “by positioning himself in his own expectations of Pettet’s art, @wargojon questions about what interested him in this work #CRcon #j7.” Twitter, 1 Nov. 2014, 4:55 p.m.

—. “How can we theorize of the virginal seal that doesn’t break? #CRcon #j7.” Twitter, 1 Nov. 2014, 4:56 p.m.

—. “What are the geographies of shame? How does this define spatial affect? #CRcon #j7.” Twitter, 1 Nov. 2014, 4:57 p.m. 

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