Phantoms of Self and Other

A review and interview with Christian Kiefer

Justin Lee
Oct 21, 2019 · 11 min read
American troops supervise the movement of Japanese Americans from their homes on the American west coast to 10 specially built camps after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbour during World War II. | Credit: Hulton Deutsch (Getty)

“To worry or to smile, such is the choice when we are assailed by the strange; our decision depends on how familiar we are with our own ghosts.”

— Julia Kristeva, Strangers to Ourselves