This essay explores how the “heat of composition” is inexorably linked to ethos and also how writers, student or otherwise, might seek to create and intensify pleasure through a sustained textual becoming. I consider how this ethics of affect is an unfolding, an exteriorization of the intensities and forces of becoming writers, student or otherwise, who engage with the movements of desire.
Heather Palmer; The Heat of Composition. Pedagogy 1 October 2010; 10 (3): 491–509. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-2010-004
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