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dc.contributor.author Edkins, Jenny
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-22T18:06:05Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-22T18:06:05Z
dc.date.issued 2013-08
dc.identifier.citation Edkins , J 2013 , ' Novel Writing in International Relations: Openings for a Creative Practice ' Security Dialogue , vol 44 , no. 4 , pp. 281 - 297 . DOI: 10.1177/0967010613491304 en
dc.identifier.issn 0967-0106
dc.identifier.other PURE: 889923
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: c88661c6-f64f-453b-8b9e-b2fbf3f206f2
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 84880667749
dc.identifier.other handle.net: 2160/34634
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/34634
dc.description Edkins, J. (2013). Novel Writing in International Relations: Openings for a Creative Practice. Security Dialogue, 44 (4), 281 - 297 No 1 in the most-read journal articles in Security Dialogue, during July 2013] en
dc.description.abstract Prompted by Elizabeth Dauphinee’s The Politics of Exile, the paper explores the political potential of novel ways of writing in International Relations. It begins by examining attempts to distinguish between narrative writing and academic writing, fiction and non-fiction, and to give an account of what narrative might be and how it might work. It argues that although distinctions between narrative writing and academic writing cannot hold, there are nevertheless ways of judging the practical political effects that writing can produce. It briefly examines feminist, postcolonial and other IR scholars who collect other people’s stories or tell their own, and points to an instructive body of work in fiction and literary non-fiction beyond the discipline. It argues that writing that disrupts linear forms of temporality and instead inhabits trauma time can open the possibility of an aesthetic political practice and suggests that we foster such a creative practice in International Relations. en
dc.format.extent 16 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Security Dialogue en
dc.rights en
dc.subject narrative en
dc.subject telling stories en
dc.subject autoethnography en
dc.subject fiction en
dc.subject international politics en
dc.subject aesthetics en
dc.title Novel Writing in International Relations: Openings for a Creative Practice en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1177/0967010613491304
dc.contributor.institution Department of International Politics en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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