Anne Jamison

Anne Jamison is associate professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Utah and author of the 2013 book Fic: Why Fanfiction Is Taking Over the World (Smart Pop).

Posts by Anne Jamison

Visits to a Small Planet

The essays in The History of the Future often chronicle the various ways these places and their founders, planners, architects, or investors imagined the future alongside the ways the future did and did not cooperate. Even where wrong (and they almost always were), their vision still shapes the fruits of their labors in ways they never would have wished.

Why We Fail to See That Heathcliff is a Bad Landlord

Despite my fevered readings and re-readings, I had never for one moment considered the economics of Wuthering Heights at all, despite half the novel being devoted to Heathcliff’s vengeance by property acquisition.