This article is a reflection on whether technology has altered our perception of the spaces surrounding us and those we make, how we express ourselves and how we interact with our experiences. The reflection is based on a brief examination of the history of Northampton ... View more
 Will Self, 'The novel is dead (this time it is for real)' The Guardian Friday 2 May 2014, available at http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/02/will-self-novel-dead-literary-fiction  This idea is reminiscent of the concept of the 'permanent state of exception' and 'bare life' developed by the Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben. See for instance his book Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life published in 1995.
 Will Self, 'The novel is dead (this time it is for real)' The Guardian Friday 2 May 2014, available at http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/02/will-self-novel-dead-literary-fiction Law, Culture & Ideas