Benjamin Bateman

Benjamin Bateman

Benjamin Bateman is Lecturer in Post-1900 British Literature at The University of Edinburgh. He teaches and publishes on modern and contemporary fiction, queer theory, and the environmental humanities

Location United Kingdom

Activity

  • I'm really enjoying the conversation below about whether "cold" characters are intended in these stories or whether their "coldness" is a function of the short story form that doesn't have the time to warm them up. It's worth considering if there might be a reason to construct cold or distant or emotionally unavailable characters (to convey the effects of...