Search results for 'Literature' (8)
Dr Nasser Hussain
Nasser has a variety of writing and research interests, revolving around contemporary poetry and poetics, embodiment and performance, and creative writing. Current foci include autobiography, Conceptual writing, the ethics of appropriation, and a number of writing projects that seek to find and recuperate 'lost' fragments of language, including SKY WRI TEI NGS - a work that composes poetry from IATA airport codes.
Professor Ruth Robbins
Ruth Robbins is Professor of English Literature and head of the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities. Her work has focused on the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth century, on autobiography, on literary theory and on particular writers such as Oscar Wilde and Arnold Bennett.
Dr Emily Zobel Marshall
Emily’s research is informed by postcolonial theory and includes examinations of constructions of identity, race and racial politics and Caribbean carnival cultures. She is particularly interested in forms of cultural resistance and cross-cultural fertilisation in the face of colonialism. Emily is an expert in the role of trickster figures in the literatures and cultures of Africa and its Diaspora and has published widely in this area.
Professor Susan Watkins
Susan Watkins is Professor in the School of Cultural Studies and Humanities and Director of the Centre for Culture and the Arts. She is an expert in contemporary women's fiction and feminist theory.
Dr Michael Parrish Lee
Michael Parrish Lee is a Lecturer in English Literature and Creative Writing. He is the author of The Food Plot in the Nineteenth-Century British Novel. His essays have appeared in Novel: A Forum on Fiction, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Victorian Literature and Culture, Studies in the Novel, and Literary Theory: An Anthology (Wiley-Blackwell), and his fiction has appeared in Conjunctions.
Dr Robert Burroughs
Rob Burroughs is a cultural historian and literary critic working on the nineteenth century. He specializes in the areas of empire, humanitarianism, slavery and race. He has also published widely research on travel and tourism, particularly in marine environments.
Dr Rachel Connor
Rachel is a novelist, short story writer and a dramatist for stage, audio and site-specific performance. Her BBC radio drama was selected by Harvard University for a recent exhibition on the politics and culture of radio. Her writing explores often unfamiliar worlds and closed communities, especially those involving groups of women; dystopian futures and how the environment has a bearing on our humanity.
Dr James McGrath
Dr James McGrath is Lecturer in English and Creative Writing. James’s recent book Naming Adult Autism is one of the first critiques of literary, cultural and medical narratives of autism to be authored by an adult diagnosed with this condition.