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About this Fellow

Women's writing; English language and literature; 19th-century poetry and literature; Victorian literature



Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of English, Birkbeck, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Hinckley Professor (2005) and Visiting Professor, Johns Hopkins University, 2006 - 2009
  • Professor of English, Birkbeck College, University of London, 1989 - 2002
  • Emeritus Professor of English (Geoffrey Tillotson Chair of Nineteenth-Century Studies), Birkbeck College, University of London, 1989 - 2002
  • Professor of English, University of Southampton, 1979 - 1989


Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Celia Britton

French Caribbean literature and thought, especially Glissant, Fanon, Condé; postcolonial theory; surrealism in the Caribbean; psychoanalysis and colonialism; literature and ideology; images of community; the Nouveau Roman

Professor Gerald Smith

Russian, Slavonic and Eastern European Languages and Literatures Eastern Europe including Russia Russia

Professor Robin Milner-Gulland

Russia - modern literature (particularly 20th c. poetry); medieval and modern Russian culture, language, history, art and architecture; Byzantine culture; aspects of Sussex archaeology