Amber Regis :: "Looking Glasses At Odd Corners"

Life-writing, literature, popular culture.

World Poetry Day 2013

Since 1999, March 21 has been World Poetry Day, a UNESCO event designed to celebrate poetry as a means to promote “dialogue among cultures”. For UNESCO, poetry is distinctly political … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Textile Stories Blog

Head over to the Textile Stories blog, set up and managed by former colleagues in the School of English at the University of Chester. I’ve just published a post, co-authored … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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