Michel Houellebecq and Depressive Realism

Ben Jeffery

Nov 2011

An interrogation of art's ability to face unpleasant truths.

Literary Freedom: a Cultural Right to Literature

Heather Katharine McRobie

Dec 2013

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.

Failure, A Writer's Life

Joe Milutis

Jan 2013

Failure is a catalogue of literary monstrosities, a philosophy for the unreadable, and a map for new literary worlds.

End of Oulipo?, The

An attempt to exhaust a movement

Lauren Elkin
Scott Esposito

Jan 2013

As this experiment in literary patterns enters its sixth decade, its members, fans and critics are wondering: where can it go from here?

Thing, The

A Phenomenology of Horror

Dylan Trigg

Aug 2014

Phenomenology redefined through body horror.

Why are Animals Funny?

Everyday Analysis - Volume 1

EDA Collective

Mar 2014

Analysing the signs of everyday life.

Unmaking Merlin

Anarchist Tendencies in English Literature

Elliot Murphy

Nov 2014

A unique exploration of how anarchist philosophy and practice has inspired some of the English language's most revered, and reviled, authors.

Twerking to Turking

Everyday Analysis - Volume 2

EDA Collective

May 2015

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.

Infinite Fictions

Essays on Literature and Theory

David Winters

Jan 2015

Selected writings by one of today's leading young literary critics.

Ignoble Displacement

Dispossessed Capital in Neo-Dickensian London

Stephanie Polsky

Sep 2015

A radical reinterpretation of Dickens's novels made consequential to an understanding of capitalism in the neoliberal age.

Vade Mecum

Essays, Reviews & Interviews

Richard Skinner

Sep 2015

A collection of highly-informed essays offering fresh perspectives on cutting-edge writers, musicians and filmmakers.

World of Failing Machines, The

Speculative Realism and Literature

Grant Hamilton

Sep 2016

How speculative realism impacts the art of literary criticism.