Jonathan Wild

Senior Lecturer

Background

After completing his PhD at the University of Kent, Jonathan Wild held a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Centre for the History of the Book, before being appointed as Lecturer at Edinburgh in September 2005. He is the author of 'The Rise of the Office Clerk in Literary Culture, 1880-1939' (Palgrave, 2006), and 'The Great Edwardian Emporium: The Literature of the 1900s' (Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming).  He has also published articles on George Gissing, Jerome K. Jerome, Arnold Bennett, and the popular literary magazine John O’London’s Weekly.

Project activity

Dr Wild's current projects include a monograph on literary culture in the Edwardian period for Edinburgh University Press, and further investigations into ‘middlebrow’ material culture during the interwar period.

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