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Dr Joseph Crawford

Research interests

British Romanticism, especially William Blake.

Gothic fiction, from the eighteenth century to the present day.

The history of popular fiction, especially romance fiction.

Literature and politics in the long eighteenth century.

Occultism and conspiracy theory.

The supernatural in literature, from the Renaissance to the present day.

The cultural history of altered states of consciousness in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.