Tom Duggett

Tom Duggett is Associate Professor in English Literature at Xi'an Jiaotong - Liverpool University (Suzhou, China). He has teaching and research interests in 18th and 19th century literature, Romanticism, the Gothic, medievalism and modernism. Authors of particular interest include Wordsworth and Coleridge, Southey, Carlyle, Morris, Eliot and Auden.

Tom Duggett's first book, Gothic Romanticism (Palgrave, 2010, 2nd ed. 2012), focused on Wordsworth and the birth of Britain's 'Gothic culture'​, won the MLA Prize for Independent Scholars 2010. The book went into a second edition in 2013. More recent work includes a co-edited special issue of 'The Wordsworth Circle'​ on Wordsworth's 'Excursion'​ (Spring 2014); chapters in the volumes Romantic Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion​ (2016), the Oxford Handbook of Victorian Medievalism (2018), and Gothic and the Arts (2018); and a two-volume scholarly edition of Robert Southey's Sir Thomas More: or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society (1829) for the Pickering Masters (Routledge, 2018). Forthcoming publications include chapters in the Cambridge History of the Gothic and in a tercentenary collection on Horace Walpole's legacies, and a monograph entitled Romantic Historians: the Lake Poets and the Form of Time.

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