Amber Regis :: "Looking Glasses At Odd Corners"

Life-writing, literature, popular culture.

Are You At Home?: (Part 2: Sound, Sleep and Stuff)

I had an overwhelming response to my last blog post on concepts of home and the uncanny. Away from the blog, it prompted Facebook comments, Tweets and face-to-face conversations (remember … Continue reading

February 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Are You At Home? (Part I: The Uncanny)

Shortly before Christmas, something strange happened: my Mum asked me a question I could not answer. “Where are you? Are you at home?”. I paused. “Where do you mean by … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 5 Comments

Book Chapter: TV, Sex and Society

This month sees the official release of Television, Sex and Society: Analysing Contemporary Representations edited by James Aston, Basil Glynn and Beth Johnson. I have contributed a chapter to this … Continue reading

September 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

TLS, 31 August 2012

Just a quick note to announce the publication of my ‘In Brief’ review of Angels of Modernism: Religion, Culture, Aesthetics 1910-1960 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011) in this week’s Times Literary … Continue reading

September 3, 2012 · 2 Comments

Storying Sheffield 2012

Back in June I found myself on a train reading the following passage from George Eliot’s Middlemarch: [Bulstrode] felt the scenes of his earlier life coming between him and everything … Continue reading

August 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Publication: Early Career Victorianists and Social Media (JVC 17.3 — iFirst release)

Just a quick post to announce the publication of my article on academic blogging and tweeting: ‘Early career Victorianists and social media: impact, audience and online identities’, Journal of Victorian … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Book Chapter: Contradictory Woolf

Just a quick post to announce the publication of my book chapter on Virginia Woolf’s Roger Fry (1940), the Omega Workshops and her contradictory theorising of biography: “But something betwixt … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

JVC Bloggers Fair

The Journal of Victorian Culture Online website is staging a Bloggers Fair this month. Each day a new blog is featured; the author reflects on its content and discusses their … Continue reading

May 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Nineteenth-Century Memory: On Biography, Forgetfulness and Not Knowing

In March this year I attended a conference at Leeds Trinity University College on the theme of Nineteenth-Century Memory: Approaches and Appropriations. Papers ranged broadly, from Victorian accounts of the … Continue reading

April 29, 2012 · 1 Comment

Review Essay on Victorian Life-Writing (JVC 17.1)

A quick post to announce the publication of my review essay on recent studies of Victorian life-writing in the Journal of Victorian Culture. I was asked to review Max Saunders’ … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

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