Peta Murray

Peta Murray
RMIT University | RMIT · School of Media and Communication

PhD

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If there is any throughline to COVID-19, it lies within a narrative of capriciousness. To explore the paradox of the pandemic as proliferation meets obliteration, I alternate randomization with redaction within a riotous essamblage combining essayistic principles of “prepositional thinking” with bricolage. Neologisms meet textracts of responses to...
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Public diary-reading events, arguably originating in the USA in 2002, continue to draw participants eager to share their teenage angst and juvenilia, yet there is little scholarly reflection on this peripheral practice of performative writing. Having birthed our own version in 2017 – within the safe harbour of the academy and using an intuitive, pr...
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Here we set out to map, through epitextual moves, the first year of our practice-based research into ‘diary performance’, taking up Watkins and Krauth’s call for ‘new ways of “doing” and of “writing up” research that are discipline and form/genre relevant' (2016. “Radicalising the Scholarly Paper: New Forms for the Traditional Journal Article.” TEX...
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Playwright and novelist Michael Frayn reminds us 'the world is irregular and confused [and] understanding this is where any inquiry into the nature of things has to begin' (2006: 37). A conference panel, such as the one that we (the authors) arranged ourselves into in late 2015, would appear to resist such irregularity and confusion. Presenters spe...
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This article considers how creative writers use research to experiment with and expand the written form. Focussing on modes of storytelling for fiction and non-fiction, four current research degree candidates and a supervisor-mentor from RMIT University present snapshots of research works in progress, to reveal how they are negotiating the sticky y...

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