ADAM FRANK is Associate Professor in the Dept. of English at UBC. His essays on affect studies and American literature have appeared in ELH, Criticism, Critical Inquiry, and elsewhere. His books include Transferential Poetics, from Poe to Warhol (Fordham UP, forthcoming in 2014) and, as co-editor with Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Shame and Its Sisters: A Silvan Tomkins Reader (Duke UP 1995). He has also written and produced two full-length recorded audiodramas, Overpass! A Melodrama (alien8recording 2007) and Some Mad Scientists .