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Merve Emre @mervatim Oxford, Berlin (2020-21)

Professor, critic, fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (20-21)

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Joined Twitter 10/4/13


@BaskinJon @namwalien @FluentMundo @a_n_a_berg @nytimes Jon—about to sound like a broken record—have you read Guill… https://t.co/ysbnmWpf50 @meznaqato @gabrielwinant @a_n_a_berg @BaskinJon Yes. I’ve been researching a chapter recently on the rise of priso… https://t.co/NlIMG6twRt @gabrielwinant @a_n_a_berg @BaskinJon Oh yes! Actually here’s another great piece you might want to check out: https://t.co/a02Qgd7ctE @a_n_a_berg @BaskinJon Put differently, critique is not the reason English enrolments are declining. Here is a very… https://t.co/ZFM9dEd87v @a_n_a_berg @BaskinJon I agree with everything you’re saying about the importance of free education to achieving an… https://t.co/jdawYoLvND @gabrielwinant @heideggrrrl @re_colston @xlorentzen Becca, this might be helpful to understanding Alex’s claim: https://t.co/jdn2Sgecbu @a_n_a_berg @BaskinJon I’m not saying you’re invested it in—rather, that that may be the only market left for it, u… https://t.co/DaJ1sxGO0m @gabrielwinant @a_n_a_berg @BaskinJon *what Gabe says, whoops @gabrielwinant @a_n_a_berg @BaskinJon Yes, I agree with what Gabe. It seems like there’s a mismatch in the article… https://t.co/Ojkx8nDql2 @BiellaColeman @BaskinJon @a_n_a_berg I take the authors to be offering an account of how people *perceive* the pol… https://t.co/YsF9uUlnVX @a_n_a_berg @BaskinJon I’m not saying those aren’t strategic alliances to form—they very well might be. But I think… https://t.co/InRHE6NbSd @a_n_a_berg @BaskinJon Middle class and/or college bound high school students, right? And the retiree programs are… https://t.co/ecpiWk65u3Whoops, forgot to tag the authors, @BaskinJon and @a_n_a_berg—thank you for this gem, which is going straight into the intro of my book.Intrigued by this piece (with which I disagree) for its suggestion that extending a humanities education to other s… https://t.co/SaExD5emu5We proudly unveil the new restoration of Werner Schroeter's hallucinatory, criminally overlooked adaptation of Inge… https://t.co/v6QYnn2m6R
Retweeted by Merve Emre @cejarvis @dustin82 Ah, see, I thought the title was a riff on “exquisite corpse,” but she’s talking about an earlier period. Fascinating.We're still thinking about this Ferrante panel with @mervatim, @KHill0, & Ann Goldstein... which means we're thinki… https://t.co/5XYC6lt25B
Retweeted by Merve Emre @diananewby Oh man! That is totally something I didn’t think of! Thank you, Diana! Writing you into my annotations now. @RachelGenn @sallywickenden This is amazing—the soft, seamless counterpoint to the disarticulated claws. @hering_david Dali’s “The New Colours of Spectral Sex Appeal” from André Breton’s Anthology of Black Humour. @laurenhaldeman Ah yes. Men! Forcing spectral smiles from women since 1930.Also falsies, but backwards. https://t.co/8Tjd8I5RVeI was this many years old when I learned how to become spectral, & the answer, it turns out, is claws. https://t.co/8PCzRRcxAW @Alex_Lily Yes! I said this somewhere else on the thread, but a couple of pages later in the MS, she’s trying to th… https://t.co/FWTDaHVpOG @LarryMarzell In that case, she might get a kick out of the book! @YasmineShamma Hahaha I’m so sorry, I imagine this is v triggering. @Jarona7 Oh yes! Loads. In the MS of "The Hours," the zoo becomes the occasion for lots of commentary on Darwin tha… https://t.co/DUM7bWxdXT @eva_von_c A little later on in the MS, she tries to come up with "pet names" that Rezia & Septimus use for each ot… https://t.co/wFItIIJkpX @Jarona7 It's possible these are animals she spotted at the London Zoo, which at one point housed a Sumatran rhinoc… https://t.co/lwfptxqtSd @elgrffths You are the Leonard in the relationship, then. @elgrffths Are you tagging yourself?Good morning to no one except the animals listed without explanation by Virginia Woolf in the manuscript of "The Ho… https://t.co/WwbTNiEsAb @zumhagenyekple @tylercurtain I want to unsee this, but I also want to ... be this? @cejarvis @tallsasian @V21collective Oh because of *waves hands vaguely* politics? @peligrietzer 1 & 2, which I think of as a single long season, are the best. 3 and 4 are tied for the worst. 5 is redemptive. @gloriafisk Sort of my whole thing: https://t.co/JdqWEmyOzG @zumhagenyekple @tylercurtain Oh. My. God.
10/22
2020
@cejarvis @V21collective Ha no but that—DAMAGE, singular—is a *great* movie. @cejarvis No need for concern!—I think it’s the most interesting show of the last decade, & I had a good argument w… https://t.co/bSulQp1e4CCan’t sleep; rewatching DAMAGES (?) @kjavadizadeh I’m so sorry. It’s time to move on. https://t.co/WRPghIWEvr @tylercurtain I have never eaten a “large breakfast” in my life how dare you. @tylercurtain Wait. You realise what this means, don’t you? https://t.co/dTe4eKnGdD @tylercurtain Bespoke, obvi.Very excited for the day I can wear a man’s hands as a bralette & give a talk.“As a twenty-year-old philosophy student, she had one mission: to destroy Martin Heidegger” https://t.co/O68ausbsAr
Retweeted by Merve EmreI consider something a "favourite" if I wish I'd written it as much as it inspires me to create something. There is… https://t.co/iMfqKeXpAw
Retweeted by Merve EmreRecordando a Ingeborg Bachmann: https://t.co/nQtLiynarL vía @nybooks
Retweeted by Merve EmreI was today years old when I learned how Ingeborg Bachmann died. https://t.co/wFPIAFzStt
Retweeted by Merve Emre @JonathanSchofi4 No! But I will. @LaurylTucker Just from the novel side of things: Mary McCarthy’s Groves of Acadame. The Amanda Cross novels. Jane… https://t.co/9iOUfbfyeY @GutkinLen Love to see a Northrup Frye cameo. @GutkinLen Is this the Franz we went to school with? @sarahchihaya https://t.co/VZgAQLYydo @LarryGlickman Oh wow—any chance she has the syllabus handy?Good evening to no one except Leonora Carrington (from J Moorhead’s biography of her). https://t.co/DQYATTfcS8 @knott_sarah @cadebellaigue @soratcli Narrated from the POV of the mother, I'm guessing? Not the child recalling his / her mother? @passerpiccolo This is from Helen Wussow’s typescript of “The Hours” manuscript. (Pace UP, 1997.) @CNakarado https://t.co/dam55CaDHv“It is impossible to have anything to do with inanimate objects without giving them sex, & the very stair rods have… https://t.co/p7RxxPUrdf
10/21
2020
@meademeademeade And you won’t even get a voucher for a shitty meal pack at Lenny’s Sub Shop. @steinjordan Come get me. @HamersleyAndrew Haha.How it started, how it ended, etc. https://t.co/oEFZo0UlSoVoted; felt nothing. @enchantedboat @nybooks Thank you for reading it! @OmairTAhmad @bismay_inc @MasalaBai Yeah! Bachmann’s juridical imagination is fascinating for the questions it asks… https://t.co/k1HkZablmz @bismay_inc @OmairTAhmad Thank you, both!"To read her life alongside her art is to hear her speak of how love can turn to ashes in one’s mouth, how, in the… https://t.co/RmBCIxjyxp
Retweeted by Merve EmreMy amazing co-fellow @drhakanceylan has designed what he calls “cellborgs,” cellular cyborgs for the targeted trans… https://t.co/uSJ66lGGrJ @tmbejan Congratulations!!!Two 2-year lectureships in the Department of English at Uppsala University, in World Literature & American Literatu… https://t.co/E7d0XXGo5J
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10/20
2020
@anecdotal 📝📨📮📪📫📬📭💌El fascismo es lo primero en la relación entre un hombre y una mujer', declaró Bachmann en una entrevista [...]. Si… https://t.co/0Mmg6cFfEb
Retweeted by Merve Emre @peligrietzer “It’s only pretend” is a frequent qualifier in this household too. @kjavadizadeh @ENOgden Let’s all aspire to be the zest. https://t.co/CNdgD3B0kf @ENOgden @kjavadizadeh is circumstances. @ejlordi That would have been unfortunate for everyone involved, but I’m still jealous. @peligrietzer Yeah. It follows from a convo we had about the tooth fairy, during which he expressed concern about a… https://t.co/6DFHGnjiaq @ejlordi Not going to lie, very, very jealous. @FUJIP2011 @nybooks Muchas gracias! 🙏 @EdJorgePrats @nybooks Thank you so much!“‘Fascism is the first thing in the relationship between a man and a woman,’ Bachmann declared in an interview [...… https://t.co/CdOfuWTN3l
Retweeted by Merve Emre @QuigleyMM Ha I mean, I get it, but it’s not very clarifying. It reminds me a little of playing tennis with A, who… https://t.co/qTnWFA5eQw @ENOgden I’m the real ice, as opposed to the fake ice.In 'Malina,' @mervatim writes, the narrator details her strange affinity for mailmen: “What I owe these marsupial m… https://t.co/hncdogjfzO
Retweeted by Merve Emre @sharunasbresson @nybooks Thank you!In which @mervatim will tell you precisely why you really do need to be reading Ingeborg Bachman - for free 👇🏼 https://t.co/6tOcyxSLCv
Retweeted by Merve Emre @LyndseyStonebri 🙏❤️🙏 @ABevilacqua7 @AHAhistorians ❤️👌🏼❤️ @zumhagenyekple Love you. @lmlauramarsh @cejarvis Get copies of your doctor’s notes, testimonials from him / her about what procedures were p… https://t.co/b7taEvslR0 @lmlauramarsh @cejarvis Yes, it should be. But document everything, record every phone call, etc. @lmlauramarsh Start fighting it ASAP. It took me almost a year to reverse a charge for an ultrasound that never took place.Wow, reading this soaring essay in @nybooks about Austrian writer Ingeborg Bachmann by @mervatim is like listening… https://t.co/KfETKCnKTa
Retweeted by Merve Emre @BinaShah @nybooks Bina! This means so much. Thank you. @cejarvis Yes, it was characteristically thoughtful & elegant. And yet ... @atomicjoy @holland_tom This brought me great joy at 4:08 on a Monday, thank you!.@NewDirections, which is where you can find this: https://t.co/rf9e384tHtNow out from behind the paywall at the new & improved @nybooks website! I wrote about Ingeborg Bachmann, the greate… https://t.co/1tSM3OEcrQ
10/19
2020

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