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Becoming plant and posthumanism in Jeff Noon's Pollen (1995) (2015)
Journal Article
Cockin, K. (2016). Becoming plant and posthumanism in Jeff Noon's Pollen (1995). Critique, 57(1), 94-104. https://doi.org/10.1080/00111619.2015.1019405

This article examines Jeff Noon’s cyberpunk novel Pollen (1995), arguing for its innovative treatment of spatial and species identities. In addition to the challenging representations of gender and feminism identified by Val Gough, there are other ki... Read More about Becoming plant and posthumanism in Jeff Noon's Pollen (1995).

The literary North (2012)
Book
(2012). The literary North

According to George Orwell, the North was 'a strange country'. In a grim, industrial landscape, its working-class inhabitants seem to inhabit a bleak world permanently caught in the piercing gaze of 1930s realism. Stereotypes of the North have been t... Read More about The literary North.

Queen Caroline’s pains and penalties: Silence and speech in the dramatic art of British women’s suffrage (2012)
Journal Article
Cockin, K. (2012). Queen Caroline’s pains and penalties: Silence and speech in the dramatic art of British women’s suffrage. Law and literature, 24(1), 40-58. doi:10.1525/lal.2012.24.1.40

In Britain, the act that launched the militant campaign of the suffragettes in 1905 was the interruption of a political meeting in Manchester. The violent silencing and arrest of the women ensued. The women’s suffrage campaigns in Britain became more... Read More about Queen Caroline’s pains and penalties: Silence and speech in the dramatic art of British women’s suffrage.

Ellen Terry: preserving the relics and creating the brand (2011)
Book Chapter
(2011). Ellen Terry: preserving the relics and creating the brand. Ellen Terry: spheres of influence, 133 - 148. Pickering and Chatto

The collection of more than 20,000 papers belonging to Ellen Terry and Edith Craig at Smallhythe Place, Tenterden, Kent comprise one of the UK’s most significant theatre archives. This essay outlines the history of the archive, the active colle... Read More about Ellen Terry: preserving the relics and creating the brand.

Cicely Hamilton's warriors: dramatic reinventions of militancy in the British women's suffrage movement (2005)
Journal Article
Cockin, K. (2005). Cicely Hamilton's warriors: dramatic reinventions of militancy in the British women's suffrage movement. Women's History Review, 14(3-4), (527-542). doi:10.1080/09612020500200437. ISSN 0961-2025

The campaigns for women's enfranchisement in Britain have been associated with public spectacle, metropolitan activity and sensational acts of militant law-breaking. The circumstances of the development, adaptation and performance of Cicely Hamilton'... Read More about Cicely Hamilton's warriors: dramatic reinventions of militancy in the British women's suffrage movement.