Chris Mourant


Staff Group(s)
English, Culture and Media


Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in English

Dr Chris Mourant is Module Leader for Modernism and Modernity at Level 3, and is a lecturer and seminar leader on the modules Foundations of Literary Studies, Culture and Anarchy, and The Anthology. He also supervises undergraduate dissertations on modernist, postcolonial, and contemporary literature.

Career overview

Before joining Nottingham Trent University, Dr Mourant completed his doctorate and taught within the English Department at King’s College London.

Research areas

Dr Mourant researches 20th-century literature, with particular focus on modernist women’s writing, magazines, and periodical print culture. Previously, he has been interviewed about his research on BBC Radio 4’s flagship Today programme and won the 2014 Katherine Mansfield Society Essay Prize. He is currently preparing his first monograph for publication, titled Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture.

Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil / PhD exist in the School of Arts and Humanities and further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.

External activity

Dr Mourant is the co-founder and co-organiser of the Modernist Magazines Research Seminar at the Institute of English Studies. Previously, he has also served on the executive committee of the British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS).


  • '"Alors, Je Pars": Katherine Mansfield and The New Age, 1915-17'. Mourant C in (eds) Gerri Kimber and Claire Davison, Katherine Mansfield's French Lives (forthcoming)
  • 'Parodic Translation: Katherine Mansfield and the "Boris Petrovsky" Pseudonym'. Mourant C in (ed) Claire Davison, Katherine Mansfield and Translation, 2015, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 15-30
  • '"A Little Episode": The Forgotten Typescripts of Katherine Mansfield, 1908-11'. Mourant C in (eds) Janet Wilson, Gerri Kimber and Delia da Sousa Correa in Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial, 2013, Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Press, 154-66

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