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 the Council for College and University English (CCUE).
Newest selected publications
Morrison, J. (2017) 'Jihadi fictions: Radicalisation Narratives in the Contemporary Novel'. Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, 31 (3). pp. 567 - 584. 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