Thursday, January 15, 2009



Fictions of the City: Class, Culture and Mass Housing in London and Paris. Book based on doctoral thesis in press and forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan in September 2009

Chapters in Edited Volumes

• ‘The Flâneur and the Freeholder: Paris and the London Suburbs in Julian Barnes's Metroland’, in Julian Barnes: Contemporaary Critical Perspectives, Groes, S. and S. Matthews (eds.) London and New York; Continuum, forthcoming in 2010

• ‘Advertising’ and ‘Copyright’ in This Is Not A Book About Gavin Turk, Rachel Newsome (ed.). Historical thematic essays in this book, forthcoming in 2010

• ‘Worlds Made of Concrete and Celluloid: The London Council Estate in Nil By Mouth and Wonderland’ in Ways of Worldmanking: Narratives, Archives and Media, Birgit Neumann & Ansgar Nünning (eds.), forthcoming from De Gruyter in 2010

Journal Articles

• ‘Realism, Modernism and the General: Beckett, Lukács, Adorno’ in Static ( (Issue 8, Spring 2009)

• ‘‘Monumental Alabaster’: Sculpture in The Winter’s Tale and When We Dead Awaken’ in Static ( (Issue 5, Summer 2007)

Dictionary Entries

• Over 100 entries for the Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism (London: British Library, 2008) on periodicals, publishers, journalists and themes

Conference Papers

• ‘H.G. Wells and the Garden City Utopia’. Given at Utopian Spaces of British Literature and Culture, 1890-1945 at Oxford University, English Faculty, 18th September 2009

• ‘Russia and the British Intellectuals: The Significance of the Stalin-Wells Talk’. Given at Russia in Britain, 1880-1940: Reception, Translation and the Modernist Cultural Agenda at the Institute for English Studies, University of London, 25th & 26th June 2009

• ‘Anarchophobia: The Structure of G.K. Chesterton’s Conservatism’. Given at PHOBIA: Constructing the Phenomenology of Chronic Fear, 1789 to the Present at the Glamorgan Research Centre for Literature, Arts and Science, 8th & 9th May 2009

• ‘‘H.G. Wells and the New Science of Town Planning’. Given at the H.G. Wells Society Annual Conference, H.G. Wells, Science and Philosophy at Imperial College / Conway Hall, London, 28th & 29th September 2007

• ‘Paris: Walled City’. Given at the 2007 Critical Legal Conference, Walls at Birkbeck College, London, 14th–16th September 2007

• ‘Worlds Made of Concrete and Celluloid: The London Council Estate in Nil By Mouth and Wonderland’. Given at the European Summer School in Cultural Studies, Ways of Worldmaking: Narratives, Archives and Media, Geißen & Heidelberg, 30th July – 4th August 2007

• ‘Modernism and Utopia in the Architecture of J.G. Ballard’s High-Rise’. Given at Heaven and Earth: A Multidisciplinary Conference at Tate Modern, London, 27th January 2005

Selected Reviews

• ‘Problems With Sartre’, review of Alain Badiou, Pocket Pantheon: Figures of Postwar Philosophy in New Statesman, 6th August 2009

• ‘Ties that Bound’, in-depth review of Dave Clements, Alastair Donald, Martin Earnshaw and Austin Williams (eds.) The Future of Community: Reports of a Death Greatly Exaggerated in Times Literary Supplement, 31st July 2009

• ‘Film Rebuffs’, review of D.M. Thomas, Bleak Hotel: The Hollywood Saga of the White Hotel in Times Literary Supplement, 28th January 2009

• ‘Immortal Pages’, review of Jeff Gomez, Print is Dead in Times Literary Supplement, 7th March 2008

• ‘Heart of Darkness’, review of Slavoj Zizek, Violence in New Statesman, 31st January 2008

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