This story migrates through the cracks of enclosures that are built in reactive resistance to the movement of what is always already there. Turbulence drops the author in divergent times and spaces as she seeks to find ways of being with others, forming emergent collectivities in the wild, after having been ousted by Oedipus. But as the author tries in vain to enclose meaning in the movement, she learns there is value in dispossession.
Ousted by Oedipus
Fiona Alana Murray is Lecturer in the School of Health in Social Science at the University of Edinburgh. This essay, in its original form, was presented at the Capacious Affect Inquiry/Making Space Conference at Millersville University in Lancaster, PA, in August 2018. Correspondence to: Fiona Alana Murray, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh, Medical School, Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, UK. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Fiona Alana Murray; Ousted by Oedipus. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research 1 December 2018; 7 (4): 18–24. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/dcqr.2018.7.4.18
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