Version 2 (accepted version, pre-publication) of the article Serial Fiction Podcasting and Participatory Culture: Fan Influence and Representation in The Adventure Zone. The final version of this article appeared in European Journal of Cultural Studies, Volume 23, Issue 2, 2020, pages 223-243.
Several critics note that the construction of architectural forms is a process laced with violence, that structures then contain dormant violence, and that they will ultimately meet with a violent end. Terry Smith writes that “from at least some of its beginnings … architecture has had various degrees and kinds of violence built, as it were, int…[Read more]
When it began to emerge in the magazines, early science fiction was uniquely placed to explore the rapid changes affecting nineteenth-century urban life. Early progenitors of science fiction, from Mary Shelley and Edgar Allan Poe to Richard Jefferies and H. G. Wells, found that to work in an emerging and as yet undefined genre, conventions had to…[Read more]
In an interview with Hillary Chute, shortly after the publication of
Footnotes in Gaza (2009), Joe Sacco describes his impression of the
insistence of the past on the present: “It’s almost as if history
bleeds. In people’s minds, one bit of history bleeds into another bit
of history. … And it gives you this idea … that history hasn’t re…[Read more]