Something weird this way comes

I’m very excited to be giving a paper at the Weird Conference a week on Friday. I’m going to speak about formal innovations in Weird fiction related to the spatial imaginary of the period, a kind of reversioning of Joseph Frank’s seminal essay ‘Spatial Form in Modern Literature’ as ‘Higher Spatial Form in Weird Literature’ that hopes to disturb Modernist border policing in an appropriately oozing and weird fashion.

To whet appetite, here’s Roger Luckhurst’s freewheeling and thought-provoking plenary from last year’s Weird Council with some urgent advice around 13 mins 40 seconds:

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2 thoughts on “Something weird this way comes

  1. Jonathan Gross says:

    Wonderful! Thanks for sharing this, Mark. And hope the conference is great! Jonathan

    Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2013 15:40:13 +0000 To: newjonty@hotmail.com

    • Mark Blacklock says:

      Thanks Jonathan. Should be a lot of fun – looks like a very varied schedule of papers and some big guns in attendance.

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