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Contemporary Speculative Fiction

Contemporary Speculative Fiction

Mar 15, 2017

What do we mean by this odd subject, Speculative Fiction? If we’re dealing with extrapolative fictions, expressly concerned with imagining alternate futures, presents and pasts, when does now begin and end?... 

Speculative Resistance in Lost Girls

Speculative Resistance in Lost Girls

Mar 15, 2017

This article will suggest that Alan Moore’s perspective can usefully be considered as part of an underground aesthetic which declares the necessity of solidarity of experience with all other groups...

Insurgent Subliteratures: Fictions of Resistance

Insurgent Subliteratures: Fictions of Resistance

Dec 9, 2012

This article is concerned with the fictional forms of cultural resistance and experiment of the last twenty years, which I have called alternative fictioneers...

Alternative Fictioneers

Alternative Fictioneers

Jun 1, 2012

Outside of academic postmodernism, around the edges of genre fiction, and beyond the purview of the mainstream literary novel...