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Digital dystopia: Surveillance, Autonomy and Social Justice in Gary Shteyngart's Super Sad True Love Story (2018)
Journal Article
Willmetts, S. (2018). Digital dystopia: Surveillance, Autonomy and Social Justice in Gary Shteyngart's Super Sad True Love Story. American Quarterly, 70(2), 267-289

This essay proposes Gary Shteyngart's dystopian satire, Super Sad True Love Story, as an appropriate heuristic model for understanding surveillance and society in the twenty-first century. While George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four remains influentia... Read More about Digital dystopia: Surveillance, Autonomy and Social Justice in Gary Shteyngart's Super Sad True Love Story.

Quiet Americans: the CIA and early Cold War Hollywood cinema (2012)
Journal Article
Willmetts, S. (2013). Quiet Americans: the CIA and early Cold War Hollywood cinema. Journal of American Studies, 47(1), 127-147. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0021875812000060

This article examines the relationship between the Central Intelligence Agency and the Hollywood film industry from 1947 to 1959. Surprisingly, the CIA was almost entirely absent from American cinema screens during this period, and their public profi... Read More about Quiet Americans: the CIA and early Cold War Hollywood cinema.


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