“The Meadow and the Archive” is a short fictional story about a government archives branch operating in a totalitarian empire in which components of the natural world have been eradicated. Archivists observe and assist a woman whom manages to liberate an important element from a particular collection. It is hoped that this element will contain the beginnings of a wilderness that the empire has systematically worked to destroy. The transaction also offers hope for other subversive modes of archival use.
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"The Meadow and the Archive,"
disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory: Vol. 27, Article 13.
Available at: https://uknowledge.uky.edu/disclosure/vol27/iss1/13