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Nick Hubble is Reader in English and Co-Director of the Brunel Centre for Contemporary Writing (BCCW).

Nick holds a BA in Philosophy and Literature (Essex), a PGCE in Secondary English (Sussex), an MA in Critical Theory (Sussex), a DPhil in English Literature (Sussex) and a PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (Brunel).

Nick’s research interests include modern and contemporary literature; science fiction and fantasy; Mass Observation; proletarian fiction; the cultural history of suburbia; and the social humanities.

Newest selected publications

Hubble, N. (2020) 'The Science Fiction Futures of Modernism: From Virginia Woolf to Feminist Speculative Fiction in the 21st Century'. Bloomsbury (forthcoming).


Hubble, N. (2019) 'The Making of the Working Class: Proletarian Writing in the 1930s', in Taunton, M. and Kohlmann, B. (eds.) A History of 1930s British Literature. Cambridge University Press. pp. 44 - 57.

Book chapter

Hubble, N. (2018) 'Respectability, Nostalgia and Shame in Contemporary English Working-Class Fiction', in Clarke, B. and Hubble, N. (eds.) Working-Class Fiction: Theory and Practice. Palgrave. pp. 269 - 287.

Book chapter

Hubble, N. (2018) ''The Choices of Master Samwise': Rethinking 1950s Fiction', in Hubble, N., Ferrebe, A. and Bentley, N. (eds.) The 1950s: A Decade of Modern British Fiction. Bloomsbury. pp. 19 - 51.

Book chapter

Bentley, N., Ferrebe, A. and Hubble, N. (2018) 'The 1950s: A Decade of Modern British Fiction'. Bloomsbury. ISSN 13: 978-1-3500-1151-9

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