Amy Elias

Amy J. Elias is an associate professor in the English Department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her book Sublime Desire: History and Post-1960s Fiction (Johns Hopkins UP, 2001) concerns intersections between post-1960s historiography, the historical sublime, and literature. Her current book project is a study of the ethics of dialogue in postmodern theory, aesthetics, and contemporary art.

Metaphysics after the Western Wall Has Come Down

2002-06-01

Polymythic Personalistic Organicism, Biocentric Egalitarianism, and the Postmodern Return to Religion.

The World is Flat

2003-01-02

According to Amy Elias, Paul Maltby’s negation of the mystical Other forecloses ‘the most interesting conversation’: between a critic who does not believe in visionary moments and those writers and critics who do believe in them.

Black Postmodernism

2008-01-10

Amy J. Elias reviews Madhu Dubey’s second book Signs and Cities: Black Literary Postmodernism and gauges the argument that we can locate within literary history a distinctive African American strain of postmodernism.