Amber Regis :: "Looking Glasses At Odd Corners"

Life-writing, literature, popular culture.

Objects and Material Things I: Reading Screens

Charles Dickens has been in the news a lot recently. With his bicentenary in 2012, events and celebrations are being announced with increasing frequency (such as a BFI film festival … Continue reading

November 27, 2011 · 4 Comments

Life Narratives in the News

Lots of life narrative stories have caught my eye in the past week… Joe Fassler, ‘Why Jonathan Lethem Loves Meta-Nonfiction and Hates Superhero Flicks’, The Atlantic, 10 November 2011 Offering … Continue reading

November 18, 2011 · Leave a comment

Life in a Day, Britain in a Day

I’ve just watched and enjoyed the crowd-sourced documentary Life in a Day (2011), directed by Kevin MacDonald and produced by Ridley Scott. The film is a collage of videos all … Continue reading

November 11, 2011 · 2 Comments

TLS, 4 November 2011

Just a quick note to announce the publication of my review of a/b: Auto/Biography Studies in this week’s Times Literary Supplement (4 November 2011). I really enjoyed the experience of … Continue reading

November 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

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