Professor Annika Bautz
Head of School
School of Society and Culture (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)
- 19th century literature
- History of the book
- Literature reception studies
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Ph.D. Newcastle; M.A. Zurich; B.A. Hamburg
I joined the English and Creative Writing team at the University of Plymouth in 2010. Since then I have developed a number of new modules, including ‘Gothic Fictions: Villains, Virgins, Vampires’, and ‘Reading Jane Austen: then and now’. I have supervised undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations as well as ResM and PhD theses on a range of topics relating to Romantic and Victorian literature. I welcome PhD and ResM applications in the areas of nineteenth-century literature and book history in particular.
My research focuses on Romantic and Victorian fiction, principally the history of the book, library history and reception studies. My publications include books and essays on the afterlives of Jane Austen, Walter Scott, George Eliot, Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
I am now Head of the School of Society and Culture. The school consists of over 30 UG and PG programmes across the areas of Criminology, Creative Writing, English, Politics, International Relations, History, Art History, Anthropology, Sociology, Law, Acting, Drama, and Music, and is home to 2000 UG, PGT and research students.
Romantic and Victorian fiction; history of the book; reception studies
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