The University of Roehampton's Fincham Press has launched world's first academic journal dedicated to the study of Ian Fleming's James Bond franchise.
Posted: 23 May 2017
The International Journal of James Bond Studies, edited by Dr Ian Kinane, is the first of its kind to focus on one of British literature's most famous characters. The journal will explore Ian Fleming's creation from a variety of literary, filmic and cultural perspectives with first issue featuring articles about migration and surveillance.
Dr Kinane highlighted that the journal has been written with both Bond scholars and casual fans in mind and said, 'the journal responds to recent trends in literary studies that have embraced genre fiction and popular culture. It is hoped that the journal will encourage further scholarship in the fields of genre studies, broadly, and Ian Fleming and James Bond studies, more specifically, at Roehampton'.
In addition to the International Journal of James Bond Studies, Fincham Press is also launching its first peer-reviewed postgraduate journal, Roundtable, promoting original work by Roehampton staff and students.
The first issue of this biannual publication focuses on the theme of 'Journey' and opens with an interview with David Rudd, formerly Professor of Children's Literature and Director of the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature at the University of Roehampton.
Edited by PhD researchers Denise Saul, Sinéad Moriarty, and Anne Malewski, Roundtable aims to move beyond national and subject-area boundaries, to foster international dialogue within the postgraduate and early career researcher community.
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