Academic Writing

This is a list of the academic writing I have had published to date.


My doctoral thesis, submitted successfully to King’s College, London in 1998, is entitled The Rôle of Evil in Old English Narrative Verse.


I have also published the following items on London writing:

My article ‘Peter Ackroyd’s Imaginative Projections: A Context for the Creature of The Casebook of Victor Frankenstein‘ appeared in the Modern Language Review in January 2013 (108:1).

For London Fictions, I have written items on Peter Ackroyd’s The Plato Papers and Nigel Williams’ The Wimbledon Poisoner.

In the Literary London Society’s on-line journal, The Literary London Journal, two of my articles and one review have appeared:

The Trope of the Tramp: Ackroyd’s Vagrants at the Heart of the City
Peter Ackroyd’s Ghostly Heroines
A review of Berkem Gürenci Saglam’s Representations of London in Peter Ackroyd’s Fiction: The Mystical City Universal.

Conference Papers

I have given papers at the Literary London Society’s annual conference as follows:

‘Being There: Urban Walking and Ackroyd’s Imperative of Engagement’ (2011)
‘A Question of Affiliation: Ceremony as Declaration for Peter Ackroyd and Nigel Williams’ (2012)
‘Whoops Apocalypse: Catastrophe Diverted in Robert Rankin’s Brentford Trilogy‘ (2013)
‘Out of Time: Peter Ackroyd’s Perpetual London’ (2014)
‘Sex and the City: Love and Sex Portrayed by Nigel Williams and Peter Ackroyd’ (2015)
‘Losing my Religion: Crises of Cultural Identity in Nigel Williams’ Star Turn and East of Wimbledon‘ (2016)


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