Authentic Violence: The Case for Autofiction

The recent surge in the publication and study of Life-Writing in its varied forms has largely been supported by the academic community, spawning dedicated research centres in academic institutions, journals and conferences and it…

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On Nuclear Criticism

In 1984, the journal Diacritics set out to define what it labelled as the developing academic terrain of ‘nuclear criticism’. The opening section of the journal entitled…

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Backwards and Forwards with the Atomic Priesthood

It’s always nice to present a challenge to that frustrating binarism that seeks to separate science from the humanities, and after last month’s…

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Gaming and the Novel

In ‘Postcards from the Posthuman Solar System’, Scott Bukatman argues that ‘The body is no longer simply the repository of the soul; it has become…

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Alternative Fictioneers

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

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