This group aims to bring together scholars studying the emerging genre of the “neoliberal novel,” in order to better understand the intricate connections between neoliberal political economy/ideology and literature.
From the 2007 remake of Michael Haneke’s Funny Games to Adam Robitel’s Escape Room (2019), the survival game has become a recurring sub-genre of American horror cinema in the last twenty years; however, its haunting presence has yet to be fully analyzed.
The American survival game horror film is uniquely able to render neoliberal con…[Read more]
Sara- Thanks for creating this group! 🙂
My name is Caitlin, I’m also an English Ph.D. student at Stony Brook University. Although half of my research focuses on 19th-century gothic literature (mainly American, but I also work with Victorian gothic fiction), the other half of my work deals with intersections between neoliberal…[Read more]
Hello, fellow members of Humanities Commons and the all-engulfing neoliberal world. This group is a way to start a conversation about the relationship between structures of political/economic power and literature. In particular, I am interested in parsing out what “neoliberalism” really means – as an ideology, a political economy, a biopolitical…[Read more]