Assorted Sources, Salvage

Note: These works are posted for pedagogical use only, for the students of ENG 4300 at Wright State Univerisity.

Evan Calder Williams “Salvage.”

Interview with China Miéville with ideas on salvage.

Anna Tsing, from The Mushroom at the End of the World.

Lauren Berlant, Introduction to Cruel Optimism.  Note: those of you working on notions of “sentimental salvage” may find Berlant’s ideas useful. This review of Berlant’s book may also be helpful.

Zachary Samalin “Plumbing the Depths, Scouring the Surface Henry Mayhew’s Scavenger Hermeneutics.”

Alan Lovegreen “Salvage Value: Corporate Singularities and Post-Scarcity Affective Labor”

“George Orwell’s Real-Life Scavenging and Nineteen Eighty-Four.”

Mary Douglas, Purity and Danger: An Analysis of Concepts of Pollution and Taboo.

Evan Calder Williams: Combined and Uneven Apocalypse

Zac Bronson “Reproduce, Reuse, Recycle: the End of the Future, Salvage, and China Miéville’s Railsea.”

Jacob W. Gruber “Ethnographic Salvage and the Shaping of Anthropology.”

Steven J. Jackson “Rethinking Repair.”

Joshua Reno “Your Trash Is Someone Else’s Treasure The Politics of Value at a Michigan Landfill.”