Maguire, Emma

James Cook University

Emma is a Lecturer in English and Creative Writing at James Cook University. Her research interests include autobiography, media, cultural constructions of gender - particularly girlhood, Australian writing, and pop culture.


  • Editorial
    Being is an empty fiction. The “apparent” world is the only world: the “true world” is just a lie added on to it… —Nietzsche.  Anna Poletti: I’m attracted to autobiography in a non-narrative context because I’m very interested in texts that people...Read more
  • Editorial
    As part of an effort to grapple with the meaning of violence, Hannah Arendt argued that it was curious how infrequently violence was taken up for special consideration in conversations of history and politics, remarking that “this shows to what an extent violence and its arbitrariness were taken for granted and therefore neglected; no one questions or examines what is obvious to all” (8)....Read more