Secrecy and the Poetics of Witness: Mourning Fanny Ann Eddy

Abstract The arts of mourning, like the masquerade and the elegy in poetry, are cultural treasures and sources of memory beyond the silence of death. How then do we mourn as queer and same gender loving Africans in the face of state-sanctioned violence and homophobia, which have led to the deaths of LGBTI Africans from … Continue reading Secrecy and the Poetics of Witness: Mourning Fanny Ann Eddy