“Unlikely Hero” of the war-on-terror decade: chapter on Patrick Neate’s City of Tiny Lights (2005) in new volume on heroes

Originally posted on Nicole Falkenhayner:
Heroes and Heroism in British Fiction since 1800 Barbara Korte & Stefanie Lethbridge (eds.) This book is about the manifestations and explorations of the heroic in narrative literature since around 1800. It traces the most important stages of this representation but also includes strands that have been marginalised or silenced…

CFP “Heroism as a Global Phenomenon in Popular Culture”

Collaborative Research Center on Heroes Call for Papers: International Conference “Heroism as a Global Phenomenon in Popular Culture” Freiburg, Germany,  September 28-30 2017 Organized by Michael Butter (Tübingen), Nicole Falkenhayner, Wolfgang Hochbruck, Barbara Korte (Freiburg) and Simon Wendt (Frankfurt a. M.)     In an age of globalization and transnationalism, heroes transcend their cultural spheres […]