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Published : 2022-10-01


Partyka, J. (2022) “Making things happen: Literature as a means of dismantling silence, shame, and stigma [Review of #MeToo and Literary Studies. Reading, Writing, and Teaching about Sexual Violence and Rape Culture, edited by Mary K. Holland and Heather Hewett, Bloomsbury”, Crossroads. A Journal of English Studies, (37). doi: 10.15290/CR.2022.37.2.07.

Jacek Partyka  j.partyka@uwb.edu.pl
University of Białystok  Poland
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0734-6138

Jacek Partyka is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Philology, University of Białystok, Poland, where he teaches courses in the history of American literature, intertextuality, and comparative studies. His research interests center on American late modernist and postmodernist poetry (Charles Reznikoff, Louis Bogan, Elizabeth Bishop, Susan Howe), literary representations of genocide (Edward Lewis Wallant, Cynthia Ozick, Charles Reznikoff), W.H. Auden’s reinvention of himself as a new poet in the US, and the literature of the Jewish diaspora in New York City. He has recently published Disarchiving Anguish: Charles Reznikoff and the Modalities of Witnessing (2021).