Articles with tag: futurity

“There Is No Alternative!”

The Case for a Co(n)temporary English Fiction: Ian McEwan’s Machines Like Me and Jeanette Winterson’s Frankissstein

The year is 2019. Amongst heated discussions in the UK Parliament about how to ad-minister a fair deal between the UK and the EU after the Brexit referendum vote in 2016, two of the largest literary voices of our times, Ian McEwan and Jeanette Winter-son, publish their novels about post-human dreams and Other times, namely Machines Like Me and Frankissstein: A Love Story.