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Dr Daniela Caselli - personal details

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Role: Senior Lecturer in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

Tel: 0161 275-3110

Location: Samuel Alexander Building-W1.05
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
The University of Manchester
M13 9PL




I teach modern literature, with an emphasis on twentieth-century literature (especially modernism), literary and critical theory, and gender. Among the modules I offer are 'Improper Modernism: Samuel Beckett and Djuna Barnes ' (year 3); 'Key Issues in Twentieth-Century Literary and Critical Theory' (MA module); 'Modernism and Its Margins' (MA module); I also teach on 'Theory and Text' (year 1); 'Modernism' (year 2); English Tutorials (year 1) and 'Gender Sexuality and Culture' (year 2 and MA).     

I am a founding member and Treasurer (2009-2013) of the British Association for Modernist Studies (; see also I am a member of the Modernist Studies Association (MSA), British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA), Centre for International Research in Childhood in Literature, Culture, Media (CIRCL), Associazione Italiana Anglisti (AIA).  

I sit on the Editorial Committee of Manchester University Press and on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Beckett Studies. I act as a reader and reviewer for Modernism/Modernity, The Journal of Modern LiteratureThe Journal of Beckett Studies, Textual Practice, English, Literature CompassNew Formations, Feminist TheoryModernist Cultures, MosaicBeckettiana. I am a member of the AHRC Peer Review College. I am the co-organiser, with Prof. Scott McCracken (University of Keele) and Prof. Andrew Thacker (de Montfort University) of the Northern Modernism Seminar Series.