The July 2014 online issue leads with an interview with the acclaimed novelist and critic Geoff Dyer Conducted next to the John Berger and D H Lawrence archives at the British Library, the interview traces the impact of Berger and Lawrence on writers in their wake, the weariness of Bloom’s notion of ‘influence’, and the irony of those ‘scourges of the establishment being canonised’ The issue also features an essay by Alice Hattrick on the work of dOCUMENTA alumnus Kristina Buch; a selection of panels from Patrick Goddard’s graphic bildungsroman Operation Paperclip, following the reluctant clone of Adolf Hitler (also the subject of a text by Naomi Pearce); a new poet’s play from Fence Modern Poetry Prize winner Joyelle McSweeney; an essay by Orlando Whitfield locating the political nuance of the Fast & Furious film franchise; and journalist Paul Cochrane’s account of a turbulent decade in Beirut
July 2014

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July 2014