Failure, A Writer’s Life is a catalogue of literary monstrosities. Its loosely organized vignettes and convolutes provide the intrepid reader with a philosophy for the unreadable, a consolation for the ignored, and a map for new literary worlds.
An interrogation of art's ability to face unpleasant truths.
Analysing the signs of everyday life.
How speculative realism impacts the art of literary criticism.
Selected writings by one of today's leading young literary critics.
Heather Katharine McRobie
How do we protect literary freedom while preventing the harm done by literary hate speech? This book presents an innovative new approach to literary freedom as a cultural right.
A unique exploration of how anarchist philosophy and practice has inspired some of the English language's most revered, and reviled, authors.
Analysing the signs of everyday life in an ABC of modern phenomena from Advertising to Language, Sport to Education, Film and TV to Work and Play, and Politics to Comic Universes.
A collection of highly-informed essays offering fresh perspectives on cutting-edge writers, musicians and filmmakers.
A radical reinterpretation of Dickens's novels made consequential to an understanding of capitalism in the neoliberal age.
Essays in honour of former 'Angry Young Man', the English philosopher/author Colin Wilson, on the occasion of his eightieth birthday.