Citing the pronounced lack of academic engagement with Middlesex since its publication and riffing on the novel’s recounting of the demise of the auto industry in Detroit, Mazzolini examines how cycles of obsolescence and currency work within academic discourse and ultimately advocates for the novel’s potential for examining the material and affective nature of relevance itself.
"Materialism’s Affective Appeal,"
The Goose: Vol. 17
, Article 52.
Available at: https://scholars.wlu.ca/thegoose/vol17/iss1/52