Dr Paul Young

Research supervision

As the below list of students indicates, I am interested in supervising PhD projects in many different areas of Victorian literature and culture, as well as cultural forms, phenomena and discourses associated with other historical phases of globalization.

Research students

Current PhD students (principal or co-supervisor):

Gavin Davies. ‘A Chequered Past: Nineteenth-Century Board Games, British India and Imperial Socialisation.’ AHRC Doctoral Studentship.

Ellena Deeley. ‘Entwined Bodies: Conjoined Twins and Bodies Politic.’ AHRC Doctoral Studentship.

Molly Ryder Granatino. ‘Building Realism: Architectural Metaphor in the Mid-Victorian Novel.’

Simon Magus. ‘Rider Haggard and the Imperial Occult: Hermetic Narrative and Romantic Contiguity.’

Marc Ricard. ‘Fantastical Flora: Vegetal Imaginaries in Victorian Fin de Siècle Literature.’ AHRC Doctoral Studentship.

Fiona Schroeder. ‘The Final Frontier: Extraterrestrial New Worlds and Anglophone Adventure Fiction, 1870-1914.’ AHRC Doctoral Studentship.

Recently completed PhD students:

2016. Gina Hunter (Co-supervised with Prof. John Plunkett). ‘Economic Expansion and Geographical Affect in Mid-Nineteenth Century British Fiction.’ AHRC Doctoral Studentship.

2014. Jessica Allsop. ‘Curious Objects and Confounded Collectors: Men, Markets, Museums and the Curiosity Complex.’ University of Exeter bursary.

2012. Sascha Klement (Co-supervised with Prof. Gerald Maclean). ‘Representations of Global Civility: English Travellers in the Ottoman Empire and the South Pacific, 1636-1863.’ University of Exeter bursary.