No need to get excited. According to Julie Reiser, The Affect Theory Reader offers the reader no end of theory but little affect. Reiser suggests this points to a broader and systemic problem in any reading or theory of affect.
Author: Julie Reiser
Julie Reiser is a senior lecturer for the Professional Communication Program at Johns Hopkins University. Her latest essay, "'Thinking in Cartoons': Reclaiming Spiegelman's In the Shadow of No Towers," is forthcoming in The Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics. Prior to joining Hopkins, Julie was a full-time lecturer at Towson University where she taught American literature, creative writing, and composition courses. She can be reached at email@example.com.