Academic Articles

In this Section of the site there are a series of Academic Articles on the Work of Bill Naughton.

 

Jan 26

On Your Marx with Spit Nolan: Childhood, Ideology, and Taking Fantasy Seriously

by

Dr David Rudd

Marx, in seeking to explain why we are still moved by literary works from another historical epoch, such as those of ancient Greece, came up with the rather touching notion that they appealed to our sense of nostalgia, that they took us back to our collective...

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Jan 26

Betwixt and between: the canonisation of Naughton and Nolan

by Dr David Rudd

 

Introduction

David Blunkett, the former British Secretary of State for Education, announced a list of authors of recent fiction who would appear on the National Curriculum for secondary pupils from 2000, with a ‘particular [view to] re-engage the interest...

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Nov 14

Three Radio Plays by Bill Naughton

ALFIE ELKINS AND THE LITTLE LIFE, JUNE EVENING and NOVEMBER DAY

By Mary Jane Miller

There are no restrictions on the use of this unpublished manuscript other than full acknowledgement of the author when quoting it.
There is no restriction on reproduction of the full manuscript...

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