Dr Vike Martina Plock

Senior Lecturer


Extension: 4233

Telephone: 01392 724233

CV for Dr Vike Martina Plock

Dr Plock's research and teaching focuses on literary modernism and the cultural history of modernity. She is particularly interested in the following authors and topics:

  • James Joyce
  • Sylvia Townsend Warner
  • Elizabeth Bowen
  • Edith Wharton
  • literature, science, and medicine
  • literature, fashion, and consumer culture
  • interwar women's writing
  • the history of the BBC and the media ecology of the Second World War

She is the author of Joyce, Medicine and Modernity (2010; paperback 2012), Modernism, Fashion and Interwar Women Writers (2017) and of numerous articles and chapters on James Joyce, Elizabeth Bowen, Rosamond Lehmann, Sylvia Townsend Warner and Edith Wharton.

From June 2013 to September 2014 she was the Principal Investigator of the AHRC-funded research network Tailored Trades: Clothes, Labour and Professional Communities, 1880-1939.

She is co-editor of Literature & History and an advisory editor of the James Joyce Quarterly.