Clare Hayes-Brady is
a lecturer in American Literature at University College Dublin. Her PhD focused
on communication in the work of David Foster Wallace. Other research interests
include the interaction of literature with film; transatlantic cultural
heritage; performative sexuality (both normative and queer), resistant gender
modes and the history of burlesque; digital humanities and modes of
transmission; adolescence in contemporary fiction, and dystopian narrative.
Matthew Wall considers violence, agency, and dystopia in The Last of Us.