The Polyphony looks back over 2019’s most popular and provocative posts.
‘A clinical picture of a neurological revolt against middle-class conformity’: Aidan Tynan, senior lecturer in English literature at Cardiff University, dissects J.G. Ballard’s novel and ‘anatomical portrait’, High Rise.
On the first day of the 2019 UCU strikes, Felicity Callard reflects on labour, exhaustion, and the historical currents that animate the physical and institutional bodies engaged in the present dispute.
Janet Mathieson reviews the one-day workshop ‘Narratives of Health, Life and Illness’ which took place at Wellcome Collection on 27th September 2019, jointly hosted by Wellcome Collection and the Consortium of the Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE).
Fay Bound Alberti on emotions, history, and transplantation, in a preview of her new project, AboutFace.