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Crisis: Danger, Opportunity, and the Unknown

Crisis: Danger, Opportunity, and the Unknown r obin d . G. Kelley c risis Danger, Opportunity, and the Unknown Crisis: the decisive moment (as in a literary plot) . . . an unstable or crucial time or state of affairs in which a decisive Life, struggle, change is impending, especially one crises are with the distinct possibility of a highly undesirable outcome: a nanci fi al crisis, always the nation’s energy crisis . . . a situation that has reached a critical phase: contingent. the environmental crisis, the Opportunities unemployment crisis. Merriam–Webster Dictionar y are usually seized by those We completed this special issue of south: a scholarly journal on the fi rst anniversary of Donald Trump’s who are ready. election, an event to which all three defi nitions of “crisis” apply. When editor Sharon P. Holland pro- posed the theme of crisis : opportunit yand asked me to join her as a guest editor , Trump’s victor y was months away and still inconceivable to most of us. Needless to say, the gravity—if not the focus—of the theme shifted beneath our feet .Trump’s cam- paign traffic ked in explicit racist messaging, mobi- lizing white supremacist s (the so-called “alt-right” and “white nationalists”) of every http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Southern Literary Journal University of North Carolina Press

Crisis: Danger, Opportunity, and the Unknown

The Southern Literary Journal , Volume 50 (1) – Aug 24, 2018

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University of North Carolina Press
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Copyright © 2008 the Southern Literary Journal and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of English.
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Abstract

r obin d . G. Kelley c risis Danger, Opportunity, and the Unknown Crisis: the decisive moment (as in a literary plot) . . . an unstable or crucial time or state of affairs in which a decisive Life, struggle, change is impending, especially one crises are with the distinct possibility of a highly undesirable outcome: a nanci fi al crisis, always the nation’s energy crisis . . . a situation that has reached a critical phase: contingent. the environmental crisis, the Opportunities unemployment crisis. Merriam–Webster Dictionar y are usually seized by those We completed this special issue of south: a scholarly journal on the fi rst anniversary of Donald Trump’s who are ready. election, an event to which all three defi nitions of “crisis” apply. When editor Sharon P. Holland pro- posed the theme of crisis : opportunit yand asked me to join her as a guest editor , Trump’s victor y was months away and still inconceivable to most of us. Needless to say, the gravity—if not the focus—of the theme shifted beneath our feet .Trump’s cam- paign traffic ked in explicit racist messaging, mobi- lizing white supremacist s (the so-called “alt-right” and “white nationalists”) of every

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The Southern Literary JournalUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Aug 24, 2018

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