I’ve just had my second academic article published, and the first which draws directly on my PhD research. In this piece I position Anakana Schofield’s depictions of damaged consciousness in Malarky and (particularly) Martin John within a broader modernist tradition, drawing particularly on the theoretical work of Marshall Berman. I’m really pleased to have an article C21,… Read More Journal article on Anakana Schofield
My first academic publication is now available to read online. The article is called ‘The War on Terroir’, and you’ll be pleased to know that I call my own title ‘conventionally wearisome’ in the first two paragraphs of the paper. This builds upon my conference presentation lasdt year at the University of Malta, on the… Read More Journal article on the Southern Reach – first academic publication!
New PhD vlog! In this one I talk about my first year review, and what I’ve been doing over the summer. None of the usual editing flimflam with this one. I basically recorded it in one take while testing out a new webcam and just decided to upload it as is. Enjoy, comment, subscribe and… Read More PhD Vlog 7: Looking Back on the First Year
Second (of three) vlogs about my first academic conference presentation. … Read More PhD Vlog 6: Vlogging Valletta
I am tired, contented, and in Malta.
I came here to talk about some books.… Read More In Malta
Hi all, Just checking in to let any R2R subscribers know that I’ve got a new piece of writing up at Inciting Sparks, a University of Edinburgh postgrad blog platform. It’s about Cohen and Dylan, and it’s about having a sniffy, protective attitude towards what counts as literature (and, by implication, as art). It’s about… Read More New article: “The Song of a Poet: Leonard Cohen, Bob Dylan and the Boundaries of Literature”
I know I keep tediously referencing it in my pseudo-amusing subtitles…but these really do take quite a while to make.
Probably because I keep adding pseudo-amusing subtitles.… Read More English Literature PhD Vlog 3: Applications