Professor Vike Martina Plock



Extension: 4233

Telephone: 01392 724233

Office: Queens 215

Professor Plock is the author of three academic monographs: Joyce, Medicine and Modernity (2010; paperback 2012), Modernism, Fashion and Interwar Women Writers (2017; paperback 2019) and The BBC German Service during the Second World War: Broadcasting to the Enemy (Palgrave, forthcoming). She has edited four journal issues and written numerous articles and book chapters on Elizabeth Bowen, James Joyce, Rosamond Lehmann, Erika Mann, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Edith Wharton and Virginia Woolf. She is co-editor of the interdisciplinary journal Literature & History and an advisory editor of the James Joyce Quarterly. Her reserach has been funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Leverhulme Trust as well as several research library fellowships.

Her research interests include:

  • international modernism
  • James Joyce
  • Sylvia Townsend Warner
  • Elizabeth Bowen
  • Edith Wharton
  • literature, science, and medicine
  • literature, fashion, and consumer culture
  • interwar women's writing
  • twentieth-century media and publishing history
  • Anglo-German and German-American Studies

Professor Plock is currently working on a new resarch project on modernist writers as Penguin Book authors.