My First Blog Post

Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken.

— Oscar Wilde.

This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.

Published by @racheledini1

Rachele Dini is Senior Lecturer in English and American Literature at the University of Roehampton. Her work lies at the intersection of waste studies, domestic space studies, and advertising history. She is the author of Consumerism, Waste, and Re-use in Twentieth-century Fiction: Legacies of the Avant-Garde (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) and “All-Electric” Narratives: Time-Saving Appliances and Domesticity in American Literature, 1945-2020 (Bloomsbury 2021), the editor of Queer Waste and Feminist Excretions: New Directions in Literary and Cultural Waste Studies (SUNY Press, 2022), and the founder of the International Literary Waste Studies Network. Her current book project, Postmillennial Nostalgia, examines the legacy of mid-century design in contemporary culture. Prior to becoming an academic, she worked for nearly a decade in market research and advertising.

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