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Images of Alterity: Heterotopia and Identity in Online Spaces

By Quinn McCallum


This article proposes a study of the internet not as a technology, but as a series of connected social spaces. It goes on to propose that some of these spaces constitute Foucault’s idea of the Heterotopia, and the implications of this on concepts of identity and alterity within these spaces. 1,351 more words


Boys Lost In Wild

All the short stories in Brenda Hasiuk’s book Boys Lost in Wild are connected. They are linked to at least one other story in the collection by a character crossover, but more than that they are linked by a theme. 104 more words


Versatile Blogger Award

I was nominated for this award by Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Books. Thanks for showing the love:)

The rules:

1. Thank the person awarding you. 342 more words


The Outsider Art Definition: from omnifick to somnifick*

February and March have been dominated by a never-ending clutter purge, one which has inspired wistful flashbacks and bored me rigid in equal measures. But for every holiday paper back and china mug that has had to be culled, every now and again a gem appeared. 462 more words

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The Liebster Award

I was nominated for the Liebster Award by Can’t Stop Won’t Stop Books. Thank you!

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The Same but Different

As I’ve been writing I’ve been thinking about the ranks of authors I’m working to join. Of course I have my favourites. But there are many more unknown to me for various reasons. 563 more words

Kindness - Otherness

The yearning gaze that Adam Bainbridge – better known as Kindness – wears on the cover of his second record Otherness and its scrawled titles suggest pure 80s-over-the-top-cheese-pop-balladry. 434 more words