Alys Moody

Alys Moody

is a Lecturer in English at Macquarie University in Sydney, where she teaches and writes about modernism and contemporary literature. She tweets very sporadically from


@alysmoody

About Alys Moody

Alys Moody is a Lecturer in English at Macquarie University in Sydney, where she teaches and writes about modernism and contemporary literature. She is currently finishing a book, entitled Aesthetic Autonomy in Crisis: The Art of Hunger and the Afterlives of Modernism, on the use of hunger as a metaphor for the crisis of aesthetic autonomy in the twentieth century. With Stephen J. Ross, she is co-editing of an anthology of source texts for global modernism.


Articles about Alys Moody

Articles by Alys Moody

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Untimely Modernism

How could it make sense to call a novel published in 2016 by a young Australian writer modernist?

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The Fleshy Side of the Mind

‘Far from imagining hunger as an art of discarnation, Wright seeks to give it body, simultaneously remarking on the physicality, the sensuality of the experience, and objectifying it as something outside of herself, material enough to protect her from the world.’ Alys Moody on Fiona Wright’s Small Acts of Disappearance.