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.
Two fifths of Britain’s leading people were educated privately: that’s five times the amount as in the population as a whole, with almost a quarter graduating from Oxford or Cambridge. Eight private schools send more pupils to Oxbridge than the remaining 2894 state schools combined, making modern Britain one of the most unequal places in Eur…[Read more]
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]