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Philosophy of the imagination : time, immanence and the events that wound us in Wilson Harris’s Jonestown
(2013-05-03) - Journal article,
In his fictional recreation of the People’s Temple massacre, Jonestown, Harris presents us with a protagonist who counter-actualizes the trauma that wounds him, living creatively out of the event and constructing an ...
Austen's literary alembic : Sanditon, medicine, and the science of the novel
(2016-04-01) - Journal article,
This essay examines the representation of science in Jane Austen’s unfinished novel Sanditon. It argues that this text, written in the months before Austen’s death in 1817, points to a development in her understanding of ...
Postcolonial singularity and a world literature yet-to-come
(2015-10-27) - Journal article,
This article considers the challenge posed by Gayatri Spivak to rethink world literature along postcolonial lines as an ethical encounter with alterity. Read in this way, Spivak participates in a reframing of world literature ...
Marlowe and the Greeks
(2013) - Journal article,
Marlowe's combination of lyric violence with a spirit of irony and scepticism has always seemed somewhat paradoxical, but we may find an explanation for it in his debt to Greek. Greek language learning developed in England ...
Rethinking the 'Spectacle of the Scaffold' : Juridical Epistemologies and English Revenge Tragedy
(2005-12) - Journal article,
Michel Foucault's analysis of penal torture as part of a regime of truth production continues to be routinely applied to the interpretation of English Renaissance drama. This paper argues that such an application misleadingly ...
When King Arthur met the Venus : Romantic Antiquarianism and the Illustration of Anne Bannerman’s “The Prophecy of Merlin”
(2013-12) - Journal article,
The first edition of Bannerman’s Tales of Superstition and Chivalry (1802) contained an erotic engraving of a naked Venus figure, which was declared ‘offensive to decency’ by Scottish audiences in the poet’s native Edinburgh. ...
Arthur Hallam's fragments of being
(2011-11-01) - Journal article,
The last lines of 'Ulysses'
(2012-11-01) - Journal article,
Religious liberty in the 'liberal', 1822-23
(2015) - Journal article,
A survey of the negative twentieth- and twenty-first-century critical reception of the Liberal; a summary of the history of the journal and a re-evaluation of the philosophical and political coherence of the journal, ...
Recycling Anglo-Saxon poetry : Richard Wilbur's 'Junk' and a self study
(Boydell & Brewer, 2012-12-20) - Book item,