19th- and 20th-century literature in English; Literature and usefulness; Idleness, labour and leisure; Political economy; Aesthetics, the individual and the collective; Modernism, materialism and the everyday.
PhD dissertation working title:
"Making Use: Literature as Site of Contention over Logics of Use, Wordsworth to Joyce"
- 2018. Why does humanities research matter? On the stakes of literary criticism.
- 2017. Readers in the Poetics of Context: Determination and Overcoming, and a Reading of James Joyce’s Ulysses.