University Lecturer and Director of Studies in English Literature and Creative Writing
Faculty of English
Formerly Fellow and Tutor in English at Balliol College, Oxford, and Chair of English at Lincoln University. She teaches English Literature in weekly class and online programmes and on the Foundation Certificate in English and the MSt in Literature and Arts. Her research interests are in twentieth-century poetry and the work of Jane Austen. She is the author of a number of books and articles, including: Tony Harrison: Loiner (Oxford University Press, 1997); H, v. & O: The Poetry of Tony Harrison (Manchester University Press, 1998); The Plays of George Bernard Shaw (WW Norton, 2002); The Reader’s Guide to Mansfield Park (Palgrave, 2004) The Unbearable Saki (Oxford University Press, 2007), The Poetry of Ted Hughes (2014) and Jane Austen’s Possessions and Dispossessions: The Significance of Things (2014).