Fantasy Required Readings
31 The Drowned Giant
Giants hold an interesting place and an interesting purpose in every story I’ve ever read with them in it. This one, by Ballard, is no exception. Watch for it in class.
- Article “J.G. Ballard and the Limits of Mainstream SF” by Charles Nicol vol. 3, no. 2, 1976, pp. 150–157 in “Science Fiction Studies” (a refereed scholarly journal, but not peer-reviewed. Based at DePauw University).
- “Four Stories: “The Drowned Giant” by J.G. Ballard” article by Christopher Burke in weblog “Weird Fiction Review“
Original publication info: 1964 in The Terminal Beach
BBC Documentary on the author
From the “South Bank Show”
Based on the story – experimental film