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Dr Aidan Tynan


Dr Aidan Tynan Position: Lecturer Email:
Telephone: +44(0)29 208 77239
Extension: 77239
Location: John Percival Building, Colum Drive, Cathays, Cardiff

Research Group

English Literature / Critical and Cultural Theory

Research Interests

Deleuze and Guattari; continental philosophy and literary theory; environmental literary and cultural studies; contemporary Irish poetry; psychoanalysis; literatures of apocalypse and dystopia; contemporary American writing.

Selected Publications

Deleuze’s Literary Clinic: Criticism and the Politics of Symptoms (Edinburgh University Press, 2012).

‘The Marx of Anti-Oedipus’, Deleuze Studies, volume 3, 2009, pp. 28-52.

‘Deleuze, Critique, and the Problem of Judgment’, Word and Text: A Journal of Literary Studies and Linguistics, no. 2, 2011.

‘Marx, Deleuze, and the Axiomatics of Capital’, Revista Pensamiento Político, no. 3, 2012.

With Tim Matts, ‘Geotrauma and the Eco-clinic: Nature, Violence, and Ideology’, Symploke, Vol. 20, Nos 1-2.

With Tim Matts, ‘With the raising of the ground: Catastrophism, Geotrauma and Cinema’s Ecological Niche’, Design Ecologies, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2012.

With Tim Matts, ‘The Melancholy of Extinction: Lars von Trier's Melancholia as an Environmental Film’, M/C Journal, Volume 15, Issue 3, June 2012.

With Tim Matts, ‘Earthwork and Eco-clinic: Notes on James Turrell's Roden Crater Project’, Design Ecologies, Vol. 2. No. 2, 2013.

‘A Season in Hell: Paradox and Violence in the Poetry of Padraic Fiacc’, Irish University Review, 44 (2) (forthcoming August 2014).

(Editor, with Ian Buchanan and Tim Matts)

Deleuze and the Schizoanalysis of Literature (Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2014).

‘Reading Anti-Oedipus: Literature, Schizophrenia, and Universal History’, in Understanding Deleuze, Understanding Modernism, ed. Paul Ardoin, S.E. Gontarski, and Laci Mattison (Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2014).