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Jim Clarke

Dr Jim Clarke is a researcher with Sapienship, the NGO founded by Professor Yuval Noah Harari. Previously he taught literature and media at universities in Ireland, Britain and Turkey. He is the author of three monographs, including The Aesthetics of Anthony Burgess (2017), Science Fiction and Catholicism (2018) and one forthcoming on Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange. He is the co-director of the Ponying the Slovos project, which examines invented languages, especially in translation, and the co-director of the Religious Futurisms project, which examines future depictions of religion in literature, art and culture.

  • Science Fiction and Catholicism: The Rise and Fall of the Robot Papacy, Gylphi SF Storyworlds Series of SF Criticism, August 2019.
  • The Aesthetics of Anthony Burgess: Fire of Words, Palgrave Macmillan, November 2017.
  • Buddhist Reception in Pulp Science Fiction, Literature and Theology, OUP, 35 (3), August 2021, pp. 355–373,
  • The Sublime in Iain M. Banks’s ‘Culture’ Novels, Vector 281, Winter 2015, pp. 7-12. Revised version in The Science Fiction of Iain M. Banks, eds. Joseph Norman, Esther McCallum-Stewart and Nick Hubble, Gylphi, 2017.
  • Anthony Burgess and Science Fiction, SFRA Review 313, Summer 2015, pp. 28-35.
  • “The Resurrection Days are over”: Resurrection from Doctor Who to Torchwood, Journal of Religion and Popular Culture, Volume 27, Number 1, Fall 2015, pp. 31-44.
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