‘Rethinking the Monstrous: Transgression, Vulnerability, and Difference in British Fiction since 1967’ reviewed by Dr Bonnie Millar

‘Rethinking the Monstrous: Transgression, Vulnerability, and Difference in British Fiction since 1967’ by Jim Byatt (Lexington Books, 2015). Significantly, this book probes the medicalisation of different bodies, with its concomitant management of impairments and medical conditions. The book explores the treatment of the non-normative. The interactions of carers and healthcare staff with their charges and Read the full article…

Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain (CfP, Conference, Newcastle, 7 March 2014)

Gender and Transgression in 20th-Century Britain Newcastle University, 7th March 2014 Keynote Address: Jim Byatt (St Andrews) Call for Papers: Chris Jenks finds us to be fascinated and obsessed with transgression. For all that we recognise the distinctions between good and evil or morality and immorality, we are attracted to know more about the desires Read the full article…