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Dr Thomas Duggett FHEA FRHistS

Honorary Fellow in the Department of English; Senior Associate Professor (Reader) in the Department of Literature at XJTLU XJTLU Administration


Personal Statement

Tom Duggett is Senior Associate Professor (Reader) in Romanticism at Xi’an Jiaotong - Liverpool University (XJTLU; Suzhou, China), and Honorary Fellow in the Department of English, University of Liverpool. He is the author of Gothic Romanticism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010), a study of Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the ancient constitution, which received the Modern Language Association of America's Prize for Independent Scholars for Distinguished Research in Language and Literature, and was published in an expanded second edition in June 2022: Tom is Fellow of the Royal Historical Society (elected May 2022) and a Life Member of the Wordsworth Conference Foundation (elected 2018).

Tom was a guest-editor of the special issue of The Wordsworth Circle marking the bicentenary of Wordsworth's Excursion, and is currently an Advisory Editor of the EUP journal Romanticism. He has also produced a two-volume scholarly edition of Robert Southey's Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society, published in the Pickering Masters series by Routledge in 2018, with further editions in preparation of major works by Southey and by Ann Radcliffe. Other recent and forthcoming critical work includes chapters in The Edinburgh Companion to Gothic and the Arts (2019), The Cambridge History of the Gothic (2020), The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Medievalism (2020), The New Cambridge Companion to Coleridge (2022), The Oxford Handbook of Romantic Prose (2023), and journal articles in Romanticism on the Net (2020) and in Romanticism (2023).