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BA (Hons); PhD; SFHEA
Department of English and Modern Languages
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
+44 (0)1865 483163
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).
Supervisor for MA dissertations on Twentieth and Twenty-First Century literature and culture.
Dan would be interested in supervising MA and PhD projects on post-1945 British prose; George Orwell, Graham Swift, David Mitchell, W.G. Sebald, British fiction1980-2010,the cultural politics of madness and mental health, twenty-first century culture.
Dan Lea is Professor of Contemporary Literature. He teaches and researches primarily on post-1945 writing and is currently writing a book on authencity in 21st century literature.
Follow Dan's research at https://oxfordbrookes.academia.edu/DanielLea
Dan’s principal research interests are: