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Architecture of Punishment: Dystopian Cities Marking the Body

Book
Cityscapes of the Future, 49-65. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers. doi:10.1163/9789004361317_005

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Cityscapes of the Future, 49-65. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers. doi:10.1163/9789004361317_005
This chapter investigates the ways in which China Miéville’s Perdido Street Station, Alastair Reynolds’ Terminal World and Christopher Priest’s Inverted World represent govern...

Marriage, Relationships, and 9/11: The Seismographic Narratives of Falling Man, The Good Life, and The Emperor's Children

Journal Article
Keeble, A. (2011)
Marriage, Relationships, and 9/11: The Seismographic Narratives of Falling Man, The Good Life, and The Emperor's Children. Modern Language Review, 106(2), 355-373. doi:10.5699/modelangrevi.106.2.0355
No abstract available.

The Aggregation of Political Rhetoric in Zeitoun

Journal Article
Keeble, A. (2014)
The Aggregation of Political Rhetoric in Zeitoun. Comparative American Studies, 12(3), 173-189. https://doi.org/10.1179/1477570014Z.00000000081
While the initial literary and cultural response to 9/11 consisted mostly of domestic narratives of trauma and mourning that avoided explicit political discourse, narrative re...

Joseph O'Neil's Netherland and 9/11 Fiction

Journal Article
Keeble, A. (2012)
Joseph O'Neil's Netherland and 9/11 Fiction. European Journal of American Culture, 31(1), 55-71. https://doi.org/10.1386/ejac.31.1.55_1
This article argues that Joseph O’Neil’s Netherland (2008) self-consciously addresses some of the problematic aspects of the emerging canon of ‘9/11 fiction’. Netherland subve...

The 9/11 Novel: Trauma, Politics and Identity

Book
Keeble, A. (2014)
The 9/11 Novel: Trauma, Politics and Identity. McFarland & Company, Inc
No abstract available.

Introduction: ‘Tenshillingland’: Community and Commerce, Myth and Madness in the Modern Scottish Novel

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2016)
Introduction: ‘Tenshillingland’: Community and Commerce, Myth and Madness in the Modern Scottish Novel. In S. Lyall (Ed.), Community in Modern Scottish Literature, 1-24. Brill Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004317451_002
While ‘community’ as a concept has come under increasing attack in a neoliberal era, it has remained in Scotland a mythic, though not unexamined, signifier of resistance to pe...

Between the Cracks: Theme, Screenwriting and Visual Structure

Thesis
Crawford, D. N. (2016)
Between the Cracks: Theme, Screenwriting and Visual Structure. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/453033
This research explores the manual approach to screenwriting and finds that the element of theme is not examined with the same analytical focus as other primary elements, plot,...

“Now – Well, Look at the Chart”: Mapping, Maps and Literature

Book
Frayn, A. (2016)
“Now – Well, Look at the Chart”: Mapping, Maps and Literature. In S. D. Brunn, & M. Dodge (Eds.), Mapping Across Academia, 259-285. Dordrecht: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-94-024-1011-2_13
This chapter examines the resistance in literary criticism to making maps. Literary analysis is deeply invested in the construction of space and associated theories, but these...

The Postfeminist Tart: Neo-Victorian Villainy and Sex Work in Ripper Street

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Artt, S. (2017)
The Postfeminist Tart: Neo-Victorian Villainy and Sex Work in Ripper Street. In B. Poore (Ed.), Neo-Victorian Villains: adaptations and transformations in popular cultureLeiden; Boston;: Brill Academic Publishers
This chapter examines the trajectory of Rose, the recurring victim-heroine of Ripper Street and the villains that define her. Ripper Street appears initially as an example of ...

Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells: The Fin de Siecle Literary Scene.

Book
Dryden, L. (2015)
Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells: The Fin de Siecle Literary Scene. Palgrave
This is the first sustained examination of of the literary friendship between Conrad and Wells. Drawing upon archival research, diaries, letters and a close analysis of texts,...