Category: Critical Theory

24 May, 2019

Philip Murray Wilson


Fredric Jameson, Allegory and Ideology

11 May, 2017

Owen Duff

Rappers, Signified

27 April, 2015

Benedict Morrison

Galvanising the Humanities

Benedict Morrison joins in the celebrations for Laura Mulvey's groundbreaking essay on 'Visual Pleasure'

16 February, 2015

Benedict Morrison

Noises From The Void

Benedict Morrison argues there's more to "Noises Off" than farce

19 January, 2015

Fergus McGhee

Metaphors Behaving Badly

Fergus McGhee enjoys a learned and provocative account of metaphor that speaks up for extravagance

10 November, 2014

Nicole Lobdell

Peculiar Things: Victorian Bric-à-Brac

For Lobdell, this is a collection that pushes the boundaries of what most readers would consider bric-à-brac.

13 October, 2014

Rey Conquer

The Way Lint Collects

Rey Conquer find that the 'meanings' of colours arise through relations and networks of association, within a work, or within a culture.

20 January, 2014

Fergus McGhee

On the Open Sea

Fergus McGhee on Philip Kitcher's Deaths in Venice, a philosophical take on the reception history of Thomas Mann's classical novella.

11 July, 2013

Esther Allen and Matthew Reynolds

On Translation III: Nimrod’s Gibberish

Esther Allen and Matthew Reynolds conclude their discussion with thoughts on metaphor, theory, and the translatability of nonsense.

10 July, 2013

Esther Allen and Matthew Reynolds

On Translation II: The World and the Work

Are a translator's loyalties always split between source and target language? Esther Allen and Matthew Reynolds continue their conversation.