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Narrative and literary theory; historiography; late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century fiction; children’s literature.
‘A Monster Shapeless:’ Equivocation and the terrorism of language,’ Textual Practice [forthcoming 2011]
‘Narratology,’ in Robert Eaglestone (ed.) The Blackwell Encyclopedia Of Literary and Cultural Theory (Oxford: Blackwell, 2010) [forthcoming 2010]
‘Waiting in the Hundred Acre Wood: Childhood, narrative and time in A. A. Milne’s works for children,’ The Lion and the Unicorn, 33:1, Jan 2009, pp. 26-43.
‘Plotting as Subversion: Narrative and the Gunpowder Plot,’ JNT: Journal of Narrative Theory 38:3, Fall 2008, pp. 295-316.
‘Writing from the archive: Henry Garnet’s powder-plot letters and archival communication,’ Archival Science 8:2 (June 2008), pp. 69-84.
‘The Time of Death: “Passing Away” in The Secret Agent,’ in Allan H. Simmons and J.H. Stape (eds) The Secret Agent: Centennial Essays (Amsterdam and New York: Rodopi, 2007), pp. 13-20. Also published in The Conradian 32:1, Spring 2007, 13-20.
Conrad’s Marlow: Narrative and Death in’Youth,’ Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim and Chance (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007)
The Routledge Companion to Critical Theory, co-edited with Simon Malpas (London: Routledge, 2006)
‘Narrative and Narratology,’ in Simon Malpas and Paul Wake (eds) The Routledge Companion to Critical Theory, co-edited with Simon Malpas (London: Routledge, 2006), pp. 14-27.
‘Postmodernism,’ in The Year’s Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, Vol. 13, October 2005, pp. 72-80.
‘Postmodernism,’ with Simon Malpas, in The Year’s Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, Vol. 12, 2004, pp. 75-88.
‘The Storyteller in Chance: A Case Study of Joseph Conrad’s Marlow Narratives,’ in Postgraduate English Vol. 8, September 2003.
Work In Progress
I am currently working on a monograph on literary language and terrorism, and second edition of The Routledge Companion to Critical Theory and organisation of the 2013 International Conference on Narrative: www.narrative2013.org