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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 Mary Jacobus

British Romanticism, especially Wordsworth; feminist literary theory and criticism; psychoanalysis; visual culture

Professor Juliet Mitchell

Psychoanalytic and interdisciplinary research into gender/sexual difference and sibling/social group relationships using literature to analyse the horizontal axis missing from social theory

Professor Beatriz Sarlo

Argentine culture and literature of the twentieth and twenty-first century; urban and popular culture; intellectual history in Latin America; history of the media; literary criticism and aesthetic ideologies

Professor Steven Connor

The relations between literature, technology and science and the cultural phenomenology of material life