School of English and Modern Languages

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  • Professor Daniel Lea

    BA (Hons); PhD; SFHEA

    Programme Lead, English Literature, Drama and Creative Writing and Professor of Contemporary Literature

    School of English and Modern Languages

    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Professor Daniel Lea

    Phone number: +44 (0)1865 483163


    Location: Tonge 412a, Gipsy Lane Campus

    Dan completed his PhD, J.G. Farrell: Towards a Postmodern Fiction at Royal Holloway College, University of London in 1996. After taking up posts at Kingston University and Liverpool John Moores University, he joined Brookes in 2002 as a specialist in contemporary writing. He teaches in all aspects of Twentieth and Twenty-First Century literature and convenes the Contemporary Literature and Dissertation modules. He has published widely in the area of post-1945 British writing and is general editor of the Contemporary British Novelists series (published by Manchester University Press).