Area: English Literature
My thesis looks at appropriations and re-workings of the Wordsworthian transcendent moment in the Victorian period, with a specific focus on the work of Robert Browning, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Walter Pater and George Moore.
I have degree in English Literature from Swansea University, and an M.A. in English Literature from Cardiff University.
I am an Associate Lecturer with the Higher Education Academy.
Conferences, Symposia and Seminars
‘Innovations and limitations: George Moore’s use of the Romantic epiphany in his Victorian novels’, in George Moore: Dublin, Paris, Hollywood (Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2012), pp. 170-84.
‘Burning with a gem-like flame: George Moore, Decadence, and the Paterian aesthetic moment’, in The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies (in submission).
‘“Shapes from an underworld”’: the ‘unconscious’ in George Moore’s Evelyn Innes and Sister Teresa’, in George Moore and the Quirks of Human Nature, Peter Lang, 2013 (in submission).
I am in my third year as a Postgraduate Tutor in ENCAP.