Jago Morrison is a specialist in contemporary literature. His key areas of expertise are:
- Contemporary Fiction and Security.
- Postcolonial Writing in English, with a special interest in Chinua Achebe.
- Contemporary women’s writing.
Jago welcomes expressions of interest from research students interested in studying to MPhil and PhD level in his specialist areas, including from candidates wishing to pursue critical/creative research projects. Jago is an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Peer Reviewer and represents Brunel at University English.
Newest selected publications
Morrison, J. (2017) 'Jihadi fictions: Radicalisation Narratives in the Contemporary Novel'. Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, 31 (1). ISSN: 1470-1308 Open Access Link
Morrison, J. (2006) ''Who Cares about Gender at a Time Like This?': Love, Sex and the Problem of Jeanette Winterson'. Journal of Gender Studies, 15 (2). pp. 169 - 180. ISSN: 0958-9236
Morrison, J. (2005) 'Imagined Biafras: Fabricating nation in Nigerian civil war writing'. ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature, 36 (1/2). pp. 5 - 26. ISSN: 0004-1327
Morrison, J. (2001) 'Narration and Unease in Ian McEwan's Later Fiction'. Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 42 (3). pp. 253 - 268. ISSN: 0011-1619