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Andrew Thacker

Professor

School of Arts & Humanities

Staff Group(s)
English, Culture and Media

Role

Professor of English Literature, specialising in modernism. You can find Professor Thacker on Twitter.

Career overview

Professor Thacker previously worked at De Montfort University and the University of Ulster.

Research areas

Professor Thacker's main area of research is upon all areas of modernism and modernist culture, with a particular emphasis upon institutions of modernism such as magazines and bookshops. He has published many books and articles on modernism, including the monographs, Moving Through Modernity: Space and Geography in Modernism (2003) and The Imagist Poets (2011), and the edited / co-edited volumes, James Joyce's Dubliners (2006) and Geographies of Modernism (2005). He was co-director of the AHRC-funded Modernist Magazines Project which resulted in three volumes of essays for OUP, The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines. He is currently working on three projects: a monograph on Modernism, Space, and the City for Edinburgh University Press; a cultural history of the modern bookshop; and a new series of volumes on global modernist magazines.

Professor Thacker has received research funding from the AHRB, AHRC, and British Academy. Currently he serves on the Executive of the British Association for Modernist Studies (BAMS) and was its first elected Chair.

He is an editor of the long-running interdisciplinary journal, Literature & History and a member of the Centre for Travel Writing Studies at NTU.

Professor Thacker has supervised PhD students in many areas of twentieth century literature, including recently completed theses on Virginia Woolf and Modernist Magazines. Opportunities to carry out postgraduate work towards an MPhil/PhD exist and further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.

Publications

Selected publications

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