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).
Division Lead, English & Creative Writing
Newest selected publications
Morrison, J. (2017) 'Terrorism, Security, Precarity: 9/11 Revisited'. Frame: Journal of Literary Studies, 30 (2). pp. 103 - 121.Open Access Link
Morrison, J. (2017) 'Jihadi fiction: radicalisation narratives in the contemporary novel'. Textual Practice, 31 (3). pp. 567 - 584. ISSN: 0950-236X Open Access Link
Morrison, J. (2015) 'The Parallax of Ageing: Hanif Kureishi's 'The Body'', in Fischer, SA. (ed.) Hanif Kureishi: Contemporary Critical Perspectives. London : Bloomsbury. ISBN 13: 9781472509154.
Morrison, J. (2014) 'Chinua Achebe'. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Morrison, J. (2014) 'The Turn to Precarity in Twenty-First Century Fiction'. American, British and Canadian Studies Journal, 21 (1). pp. 10 - 29. ISSN: 1841-964X Open Access Link