Geoff Boucher

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Dr Geoff Boucher is an Associate Professor in Writing and Literature. He is the author of several books on literature and society, including The Charmed Circle of Ideology (2008), Understanding Marxism (2012) and Adorno Reframed (2012). He is also the author (with Matthew Sharpe) of The Times Will Suit Them (2008) and Zizek and Politics (2010). His most recent book is Habermas and Literature (Bloomsbury Academic, 2021). Geoff’s expertise is in Frankfurt School Critical Theory, Marxism and post-Marxism, and Lacanian psychoanalysis. He is working on projects on authoritarian politics, fantasy literature, Shakespeare after Zizek and retrieving Althusser.

He is series editor for the Edinburgh University Press series Thinking Politics, which brings subaltern voices into the space of critical theory.

He is currently working on two projects one on the Lacanian theory of Slavoj iek and Renaissance drama, and the other on Habermasian philosophy and why literature matters.

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