Michel Houellebecq and Depressive Realism

Ben Jeffery

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

Literary Freedom: a Cultural Right to Literature

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.

End of Oulipo?, The

An attempt to exhaust a movement

Lauren Elkin
Scott Esposito

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

Failure, A Writer's Life

Joe Milutis

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

Why are Animals Funny?

Everyday Analysis - Volume 1

EDA Collective

Analysing the signs of everyday life.

Unmaking Merlin

Anarchist Tendencies in English Literature

Elliot Murphy

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

Thing, The

A Phenomenology of Horror

Dylan Trigg

Phenomenology redefined through body horror.

Infinite Fictions

Essays on Literature and Theory

David Winters

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

Vade Mecum

Essays, Reviews & Interviews

Richard Skinner

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

Twerking to Turking

Everyday Analysis - Volume 2

EDA Collective

Analysing the signs of everyday life.

Ignoble Displacement

Dispossessed Capital in Neo-Dickensian London

Stephanie Polsky

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

World of Failing Machines, The

Speculative Realism and Literature

Grant Hamilton

How speculative realism impacts the art of literary criticism.