Professor John Bowen

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Department of English and Related Literature, University of York

John Bowen is Professor of Nineteenth-Century Literature. He joined the Department in 2005 from Keele University, where he was Professor of Modern English Literature.

His main research areas are in nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction, in particular the works of Charles Dickens and other major Victorian novelists, but he has also written on modern poetry and fiction, as well as essays on literary theory. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Clarendon Edition of the Works of Charles Dickens, a Fellow of the English Association (FEA), and has given many keynote addresses and public lectures around the world.