What we do

Prominent areas of research and teaching are

Literature and Culture of the Early Modern Period
• Literature and Culture of the Eighteenth Century
Literature and Culture of the Nineteenth Century
Contemporary Literatures, Cultures and Media
Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Gender Studies
New English Literatures and Cultures (Postcolonial Studies)
Literary Linguistics
Literature and Science
Empirical Aesthetics
Genres, especially Narrative and Poetry
• Literature and Medicine/ Medical Humanties
• Literature and the Effective History of Philosophy
• History and Theory of the Senses