Laura Marcus is Goldsmiths’ Professor of English Literature and Professorial Fellow of New College at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of the British Academy.   She has published widely on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature and culture. Her publications include Auto/biographical Discourses: Theory, Criticism, Practice (1994/1998); Virginia Woolf: Writers and their Work (1997, new edition 2004), The Tenth Muse: Writing about Cinema in the Modernist Period (2007), Dreams of Modernity: Psychoanalysis, Literature, Cinema (2014), and Autobiography: a very short introduction (2018).  She has edited or co-edited a number of volumes, including Sigmund Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams: New Interdisciplinary Essays (1999), The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century English Literature (2005), Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology and Modernity (Oxford University Press, 2016)) and Late Victorian into Modern: (21 Approaches (Oxford University Press, 2016).  Current research projects include editions of Dorothy Richardson’s novel-sequence Pilgrimage for Oxford University Press and of Virginia Woolf’s short fiction for Cambridge University Press, and a book-length study of the concept of ‘rhythm’, at the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and in a range of disciplinary contexts.

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