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Dr Jessica Cox

Dr Jessica Cox
Senior Lecturer

Gaskell Building 126


Jessica obtained her PhD from Swansea University in 2007 and worked as a lecturer at the University of Wales Lampeter before moving to Brunel in 2009. A senior lecturer in English, she has research interests in the cultural history of breastfeeding, Victorian popular fiction (especially sensation fiction), the Brontës, first-wave feminism, and neo-Victorianism. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and currently Programme Lead for English (undergraduate). profile

Newest selected publications

Cox, J. (Accepted) 'Canonisation, Colonisation, and the Rise of Neo-Victorianism'. English. ISSN: 0013-8215 Open Access Link

Journal article

Cox, J. (2016) ''Gothic and Victorian Supernatural Tales'', in Head, D. (ed.) The Cambridge History of the English Short Story. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.

Book chapter

Cox, J. (2016) '"The Insane Creole": The Afterlife of Bertha Mason', in Regis, A. and Wynne, D. (eds.) Charlotte Bronte: Legacies and Afterlives. Manchester University Press.

Book chapter

Cox, J. (2014) 'Narratives of sexual trauma in contemporary adaptations of the woman in white', inNeo-Victorian Literature and Culture: Immersions and Revisitations. pp. 137 - 150. ISBN 13: 9781315886107.

Book chapter

Cox, J. (2014) 'Narratives of Sexual Trauma in Contemporary Adaptations of Wilkie Collins's The Woman in White', in Böhm, N. and Gruss, S. (eds.) Fashioning the neo-Victorian: Iterations of the nineteenth century in contemporary literature and culture. Abingdon : Routledge. pp. 137 - 150. ISBN 10: 0415708303. ISBN 13: 978-0415708302. Open Access Link

Book chapter
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