Current students

Name Research area Email
Russell Anderson
Hypertextual Performance: developing audience-controlled narratives in theatre
Megan Burns
Glasgow’s Red Clydeside and the Politics of Poetry
Sarah Gilbert
Women’s anti-Vietnam war poetry and canon(s): critical and feminist representation of the poetry of Muriel Rukeyser and Denise Leverto
Chris Griffiths
Authenticity in the work of W G Sebald and Bruce Chatwin
Carly Schabowski
A Novel – The Rainbow Man. Critical reflection – Between History and Fiction – The creation of convincing characters in historical fiction and the author’s responsibility to fact versus fiction
Anne Youngson
Starting the story: an exploration of the impact of the first words in a story, demonstrated through a short story collection

PhD Completions

Director of Studies
Lucy Clarke
Ordinary Sanctity: Grief and the Fiction of Marilynne Robinson
Professor Daniel Lea
Dr Robin Schofield
The Concept of Authorship in the Work of Sara Coleridge
Professor Simon Kovesi
Dr Alice Nuttall
Fangs and Feathers: Colonial and Counter-Colonial portrayals of American Indians in young adult fantasy literature
Dr Eoin Flannery
Dr Najla Aldughayem
The Uncanny Other: Edgar Allan Poe’s America
Dr Eric White
Professor Alex Goody
Dr Rossella Bondi
Á la Recherche de ‘I’ Homme nouveau’: Alberto Savino et les Avant-Gardes à Paris (1911-1937)
Professor Nathalie Aubert
Dr Morag Joss
From Whodunnits to literary fiction: the charting of an author’s transition Crime writer to literary novelist ( PhD by Publication)
Professor Simon Kovesi
Dr Nissa Parmar
In ‘the American Strain’: the hybrid poetry of Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, William Carlos Williams
Dr Eric White
Dr Victoria Bancroft
‘Cross over’ comedy in Seventeenth-century England: from Michaelmas to the Roundheads
Professor Tom Betteridge
Dr Victoria Clouston
The Poetics of hermeticism: Ándre Breton’s shift towards the occult in the war years
Professor Nathalie Aubert
Dr Julia Iprave
‘First the Original’: the place of Adam in Seventeenth Century theories of the polity
Dr Tom Betteridge
Dr Antonia McKay
City, suburban and pastoral spaces and the formation of identity in Cold War America (1945-1965)
Professor Alex Goody