Staff Research Interests

Our staff have research interests and expertise in all major areas of Literary Study and Creative Writing.

My main areas of interest are the writing of poetry, Contemporary British and Irish poetry, the teaching of creative writing and the inter-relation between modern European thought and contemporary poetics.

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I have two research concentrations: the Second World War Gothic of the British home front, and twenty-first century Gothic and science fiction. Both strands of my research are concerned with ethical witness in response to individual and collective suffering. My current research projects include a monograph entitled Transplantation Gothic, exploring Gothic and horror fantasies of tissue transfer, and I am Primary Investigator on the AHRC network Translating Chronic Pain, researching literary representations of chronic pain. My work continues to build on my first monograph, Urban Gothic of the Second World War, examining combatants and refugees as spectral figures, liminal and vulnerable.

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