THE "ATROCITY EXHIBITION" DISCUSSIONS (from the JGB list at Yahoo Groups)

During late-2006 and early-2007, several members of the JGB list at Yahoo Groups took part in a discussion of J. G. Ballard's book "The Atrocity Exhibition". Those discussions have now been collated into a series of web pages.

The discussions centered on each of the nine main chapters of "The Atrocity Exhibition", taken in the order in which Ballard wrote them. Names of those posting comments have been abbreviated as follows:

DP: David Pringle

MH: Mike Holliday

MS: Matt Smith

RMcG: Rick McGrath

UR: Umberto Rossi


1    You and Me and the Continuum

      Interlude ... World War III and Death of Affect

2    The Assassination Weapon

3    You: Coma: Marilyn Monroe

4    The Atrocity Exhibition

      Interlude ... Underground Nuclear Bunkers

5    Notes Towards a Mental Breakdown

      Interlude ... Life Against Death

6    The University of Death

7    The Great American Nude

8    The Summer Cannibals

9    Tolerances of the Human Face

      Narrative Style and The Atrocity Exhibition


Links to other J. G. Ballard sites:

Ballardian

Rick McGrath's JGB Pages

J. G. Ballard - A Collector's Guide


Comments etc. can be sent to: mike@holli.co.uk