About Kara Thompson

Kara Thompson is an assistant professor English and American Studies at the College of William and Mary. Her book 'Blanket' is forthcoming from Bloomsbury Press in 2017. She is currently finishing a book about time and settler colonialism.
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Fracking and the Art of Subtext
8 years ago

Fracking and the Art of Subtext

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Extractive industries condition and are conditioned by narrative structures. The constantly fluctuating demand and supply of “natural” resources begs for a certain kind of narrative energy. Whether striking gold or …
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