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Taylor H Black

Assistant Professor of English
Box 90015, Durham, NC 27708
401 Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708

Selected Publications

Style A Queer Cosmology

Book · October 17, 2023 "Style: A Queer Cosmology considers artists and critics whose work defines style as that which eludes paraphrase or social scientific categorization; rather, they show style to be the attributes that make us all more like ourselves and less ... ... Cite

Mixed Signals: On the Speed and Sound of Bob Dylan's Performance

Journal Article Letterature d'America · September 15, 2022 Open Access Cite

“Useful Idiots: Flannery O’Connor and the Curse of Superiority”

Journal Article Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory · September 2022 Full text Open Access Cite

Folk and Blues Methods in American Literature and Criticism

Journal Article Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature · April 20, 2022 Bob Dylan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in the fall of 2016. News of this drew predictable reactions from fans and naysayers who, each in their own way, either praised or lamented the judgment of the Nobel Committee’s decision to honor a songwr ... Open Access Link to item Cite

The Homosexual and His Future (Cather, Clementi and Crisp)

Chapter · July 30, 2021 This highly original collection is a far cry from the demand on the literary humanities to offer the soothing hum of theory to a world of breaks, crises and pain. Instead, it exemplifies a way ahead for the critical humanities. ... Cite

The Butch Throat: A Roundtable

Journal Article Journal of Popular Music Studies · December 4, 2018 Full text Open Access Cite

Late Bloom

Journal Article Journal of Popular Music · 2018 Cite

Ballad of an Untimely Man: Bob Dylan at the Hollywood Bowl

Journal Article American Quarterly · June 2013 Full text Cite

Everything That Rises Must Converge: Amy Ray's Lung of Love

Journal Article Journal of Popular Music Studies · 2013 Cite

World Without Tears: A Devtional

Journal Article Women's Studies Quarterly: Ruin · 2011 Cite