Interviews, Lectures and Discussions

1)External link opens in new tab or window 'The Great American Novel: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald'. Discussion with Professors William Blazek, Sarah Churchwell, Lee Oser. National Association of Scholars (14 Sep 2022).

2) 'IExternal link opens in new tab or windowntervista a Nicolas Tredell su Colin Wilson e il personnagio Gerard Sorme'  ['Interview with Nicolas        Tredell about Colin Wilson and his character Gerard Sorme']. ThrillerNord (1 March 2021).

3)External link opens in new tab or window On Truman Capote's In Cold Blood; Nicolas Tredell interviewed by Timothy Joseph, Criminal

    Behaviorology (15 Dec 2020).

4) External link opens in new tab or windowT. S. Eliot's The Waste Land: Trauma and Healing: Distinguished Lecture Series, Berhampur

    University (29 Nov 2020).
5) External link opens in new tab or window'Carcanet Oral History Interview' with Victoria Stobo for the Poetry Survival AHRC Project led by

    Dr Lise Jaillant (17 Jun 2019).

6) 'External link opens in new tab or windowSnow and the Science Wars'. Paper delivered on Day One of the “Art and Science Now: The Two          Cultures in Question” Conference, a collaboration between the London Consortium, Tate Modern,          Science Museum and Wellcome Trust, 22-24 January 2009).


 
Contributions to the English and Media Centre emagazine website
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scroll down to locate each one - and access a pdf of 'The Balancing Girl'


1) emagclip extract: External link opens in new tab or windowF. Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby (2008). Q&A with students at the

    emagazine Conference (Oct 2011).

2) emagclip extract: External link opens in new tab or windowThe Nineteenth-Century Novel (2010).
3) emagplus special: External link opens in new tab or window'The Balancing Girl: Jordan Baker in The Great Gatsby' (2011).
4) emagclip extract: External link opens in new tab or windowAmerican Literature since 1850 (2018).

 
Books and films reviewed in Literary London Journal
1) 'Martin Amis, External link opens in new tab or windowLionel Asbo (2012)', 10:1 (Spring 2013).

2) 'Andrew Whitehead and Jerry White (eds), External link opens in new tab or windowLondon Fictions (2013)', 10:2 (Autumn 2013).
3) 'External link opens in new tab or windowYou're Human Like the Rest of Them: The Films of B. S. Johnson', 11:1 (Spring 2014), pp. 62-7.
4) 'David Ashford, External link opens in new tab or windowLondon Underground: A Cultural Geography', 11:2 (Autumn 2014), pp. 72-8.
5) 'Wendy Pollard, External link opens in new tab or windowPamela Hansford Johnson: Her Life, Work and Times', 12:1-2 (Spring/Autumn

     2015), pp. 79-83.
6) 'Vesna Goldsworthy, External link opens in new tab or windowGorsky', 12:1-2 (Spring/Autumn 2015), pp. 106-11.
7) 'James Shapiro, External link opens in new tab or window1606: Shakespeare and the Year of Lear', 13:1 (Spring 2016), pp. 51-6.
8) 'Christine L. Corton, External link opens in new tab or windowLondon Fog: The Biography', 13:1 (Spring 2016), pp. 68-73.
9) ‘Nina Levine,External link opens in new tab or window Practicing the City: Early Modern London on Stage’, 14:1 (Spring 2017), pp. 71-7.
10) 'Mark Ford, External link opens in new tab or windowThomas Hardy: Half a Londoner', 14:2 (Autumn 2017), pp. 102-7.

11) 'Rowan Moore, External link opens in new tab or windowSlow Burn City: London in the Twenty-First Century', 14:2 (Autumn 2017),

      pp. 108-15.
12) 'Peter Ackroyd, External link opens in new tab or windowQueer City: Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day', 15:1 (Spring 2018),

       pp. 50-5.External link opens in new tab or window
 
External link opens in new tab or windowContributions to London Fictions

1) 'Martin Amis, External link opens in new tab or windowLionel Asbo (2012)', (Apr 2013).
2) 'Laura Del-Rivo, External link opens in new tab or windowThe Furnished Room (1961)', (Jul 2013).
3) 'Len Deighton, External link opens in new tab or windowThe Ipcress File (1962)', (Oct 2013).
4) 'Samuel Beckett, External link opens in new tab or windowMurphy (1938)', (May 2014).
5) 'Graham Greene, External link opens in new tab or windowThe End of the Affair (1951)', (Mar 2018).
6) 'Graham Greene, External link opens in new tab or windowThe Ministry of Fear  (1943)', (Feb 2018).
 
Contributions to the online Literary Encyclopedia

1) 'Home by David Storey' (18 Jan 24).

2) 'The Contractor' by David Storey' (12 Jan 24).

3) 'In Celebration by David Storey' (11 Dec 23).

4) ‘The Restoration of Arnold Middleton by David Storey’ (20 Jun 23),

5) ‘Martin Amis’ [updating of Richard Todd’s original entry 17 Nov 2002] [22 Apr 21]; latest update 22 May 2003).
6) Radcliffe by David Storey' (12 May 23).
7) Flight into Camden by David Storey’ (15 Feb 23).
8) This Sporting Life by David Storey’ (29 Nov 22).

9)  ‘David Storey’ (18 Jun 22).
10) The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton’ (updating of Claire Preston’s entry [9 Oct 2002] 23 Dec            21).
11) Inside Story by Martin Amis’ (11 Aug 21).

12)The Rub of Time: Bellow, Nabokov, Hitchens, Travolta, Trump: Essays and Reportage, 1986-2016          by Martin Amis’ (23 Aug 18).

13) ‘Tzvetan Todorov'(22 Aug 17).

14) Hurry on Down by John Wain' (3 Jun 15).

15) Life at the Top by John Braine’ (6 Apr 15).
16) The Death of God by Colin Wilson’ (9 Mar 15).
17) Mysteries [a play in three acts] by Colin Wilson’ (6 Feb 15).
18) Necessary Doubt [play] by Colin Wilson’ (20 Jan 15).
19) The Metal Flower Blossom [a comedy in three acts] by Colin Wilson’ (12 Dec 14).
20) Mozart’s Journey to Prague: a playscript by Colin Wilson’ (12 Dec 14).
21) Strindberg by Colin Wilson’ (22 Oct 14).
22) The Zone of Interest by Martin Amis’ (15 Sep 14).
23) ‘John Wain’ (16 Jun 14).
24) ‘John Braine’ (4 Jun 14).
25) Room at the Top by John Braine’ (3 Dec 13).
26)'Guzman, Go Home and Other Stories by Alan Sillitoe’ (20 Nov 13).
27) ‘Laura Del-Rivo’ (12 Nov 13).
28) ‘Where is My Mask of an Honest Man? by Laura Del-Rivo’ (5 Nov 13).
29) ‘The Ipcress File by Len Deighton’ (22 Oct 13).
30) Speedy and Queen Kong by Laura Del-Rivo’ (18 Sep 13).
31) Daffodil on the Pavement [aka Animals] by Laura Del-Rivo’ (30 Aug 13).
32) The Furnished Room by Laura Del-Rivo’ (24 Jul 13).
33) The Return of the Lloigor by Colin Wilson’ (17 Jun 13).
34) The Divine and the Decay [aka The Leap] by Bill Hopkins’ (2 Jun 13).
35) Spider World: Shadowland by Colin Wilson’ (20 May 13).
36) Spider World: The Magician by Colin Wilson’ (15 May 13).
37) Spider World: The Delta by Colin Wilson’ (7 May 13).
38) Spider World: The Tower by Colin Wilson’ (15 Apr 13).
39) The Magician from Siberia by Colin Wilson’ (1 Mar 13).
40) Magnanimity by C. P. Snow’ (21 Feb 13).
41) 'Personality Surgeon by Colin Wilson’ (24 Jan 13).
42) Invasion of the Space Invaders by Martin Amis’ (28 Dec 12).
43) The Crack-Up by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (13 Nov 12).
44) The Space Vampires by Colin Wilson’ (13 Nov 12).
45) The Ragman’s Daughter by Alan Sillitoe’ (9 Nov 12).
46) The Flame of Life by Alan Sillitoe’ (2 Nov 12).
47) ‘Barry Unsworth’ (2 Jul 2004; revised and expanded 29 Dec 2006 and 1 Nov 12)
48) A Tree on Fire by Alan Sillitoe’ (30 Oct 12).
49) The Janus Murder Case by Colin Wilson’ (24 Oct 12).
50) The Schoolgirl Murder Case by Colin Wilson’ (22 Oct 12).
51) Lionel Asbo: State of England by Martin Amis’ (23 Jun 12
52) ‘Alan Sillitoe’ (28 Feb 12).
53)  ‘Visiting Mrs Nabokov and Other Excursions by Martin Amis’ (20 Feb 12).
54) Einstein’s Monsters by Martin Amis’ (3 Feb 12).
55) The Second Plane: September 11: 2001-2007 by Martin Amis’ (18 Jan 12).
56) The Moronic Inferno and Other Visits to America by Martin Amis’ (22 Dec 11).
57) Koba the Dread by Martin Amis’ (8 Dec 11).
58) Heavy Water and Other Stories by Martin Amis’ (28 Oct 11).
59) The War Against Cliché: Essays and Reviews 1971-2000 by Martin Amis’ (29 Sep 11).
60) Experience by Martin Amis’ (24 Aug 11).
61) House of Meetings by Martin Amis’ (5 Jul 11).
62) Yellow Dog by Martin Amis’ (21 Jun 11).
63) Other People: A Mystery Story by Martin Amis’ (7 May 11).
64) Success by Martin Amis’ (26 Apr 11).
65) Dead Babies by Martin Amis’ (24 Mar 11).
66) The Pat Hobby Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (16 Feb 11).
67) Afternoon of an Author: A Selection of Uncollected Stories and Essays by F. Scott Fitzgerald with           an Introduction and Notes by Arthur Mizener (26 Jan 11).
68) Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (20 Aug 10).
69) The Death of William Posters by Alan Sillitoe’ (15 Jul 10).
70) The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner by Alan Sillitoe’ (5 Jun 10).
71) Saturday Night and Sunday Morning by Alan Sillitoe’ (1 Jun 10).
72) The Pregnant Widow: Inside History by Martin Amis’ (16 Feb 10). ‘
73) The Vegetable by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (10 Feb 10).
74) Night Train by Martin Amis’ (30 Nov 09).
75) The Information by Martin Amis’ (26 Nov 09).
76) Separate Tables by Sir Terence Mervyn Rattigan’ (23 Sep 09).
77) London Fields by Martin Amis’ (15 Jul 09).
78) The Rachel Papers by Martin Amis’ (10 Mar 09).
79) All the Sad Young Men by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (24 Feb 09).
80) Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (15 Feb 09).
81) Flappers and Philosophers by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (16 Jan 09).
82) The Killer by Colin Wilson’ (25 Sep 08).
83) The God of the Labyrinth by Colin Wilson’ (25 Sep 08).
84) The Black Room by Colin Wilson’ (19 Sep 08).
85) The Philosopher’s Stone by Colin Wilson’ (16 Jul 08).
86) The Glass Cage by Colin Wilson’ (24 Jun 08).
87) The Mind Parasites by Colin Wilson’ (24 Jun 08).
88) Necessary Doubt by Colin Wilson’ (24 Jun 08).
89) Money: A Suicide Note by Martin Amis’ (6 Apr 09).
90) Ritual in the Dark by Colin Wilson’ (30 May 08).
91) Man Without a Shadow: the diary of an existentialist by Colin Wilson’ (19 May 08).
92) The World of Violence by Colin Wilson’ (20 May 08).
93) Adrift in Soho by Colin Wilson’ (13 May 08).
94) ‘Author Chronology for C. P. Snow’ (29 Apr 08).
95) Trimalchio by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (2 Apr 08).
96) The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (29 Feb 08).
97) The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (23 Feb 08).
98) This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (14 Jan 08).
99) Plenty by David Hare’ (17 Oct 07).
100) Death Under Sail by C. P. Snow’ (2 Oct 07).
101) The Affair by C. P. Snow’ (2 Oct 07).
102) A Coat of Varnish by C. P. Snow’ (2 Oct 07).
103) ‘Author Chronology for F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (1 Sep 07).
104) The Two Cultures by C. P. Snow’ (12 Jun 07).
105) In Their Wisdom by C. P. Snow’ (12 Jun 07).
106) The Malcontents by C. P. Snow’ (12 Jun 07).

107) Last Things by C. P. Snow’ (10 May 07).
108) The Sleep of Reason by C. P. Snow’ (10 May 07).
109) Corridors of Power by C. P. Snow’ (10 May 07).
110)  The New Men by C. P. Snow’ (3 May 07).
111)  Homecomings by C. P. Snow’ (16 Apr 07).
112)  New Lives for Old by C. P. Snow’ (13 Apr 07).
113)  The Masters by C. P. Snow’ (21 Mar 07).
114) The Light and the Dark by C. P. Snow’ (3 Mar 07). ‘
115) Time of Hope by C. P. Snow’ (3 Mar 07).
116) George Passant by C. P. Snow’ (26 Feb 07).
117) The Conscience of the Rich by C. P. Snow’ (26 Feb 07).
118) ‘C. P. Snow’ (23 Jun 2006; revised and expanded 31 Jan 07).
119) The Search by C. P. Snow’ (15 Jan 07).
120) The Ruby in Her Navel by Barry Unsworth’ (29 Dec 06).
121)  The History Boys by Alan Bennett’ (9 Oct 06).
122)  Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (16 Sep 06).
123)  The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald’ (23 Feb 06).
124) ‘Sir Malcolm Bradbury’ (2 Jun 04).