So long as I remain alive and well I shall continue to feel strongly about prose style, to love the surface of the earth, and to take pleasure in solid objects and scraps of useless information.
George Orwell, Why I Write
This section collects my published and unpublished writing on various subjects, including a sample from my doctoral dissertation. Navigate the menu above or click on the article headings below...
Examples of my work on the physical, professional, and ideological contexts that shaped Shakespeare's drama:
Studies of Shakespeare in performance, on television and film. Click below for the following articles:
An article from 2014 on Aldous Huxley's Brave New World (1932). The piece considers the novel in the context of the utopian / dystopian literary tradition, while also highlighting its close connection to the works of Shakespeare.
Articles about Joseph Conrad's novella Heart of Darkness and Francis Ford Coppola's classic 1979 film Apocalypse Now.
A bibliographical list of my publications and dissertations / theses, with hyperlinks: