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Professor Corinna Wagner

Research supervision

I am happy to work with candidates on PhD topics in the following areas:

  • Visual culture and art history, from the 18th to the 20th centuries
  • Medical Humanities topics, history of medicine
  • Body studies
  • Gothic literature, especially Victorian
  • 19th century architectural photography
  • Victorian urban reform 

Please do email me if you have coinciding interests.


Research students

I have supervised PhD theses on the subjects of eco-criticism and landscape in Romantic literature, on the 'Pin-up,' sexuality and gender, and on postmodern fantasy, 'splatterpunk,' and postcolonialism.  

I am currently supervising a PhD thesis on the poetry and thought of Percy Bysshe Shelley.