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Wassim Rustom

PhD Candidate
  • E-mailWassim.Rustom@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Sydnesplassen 7
    HF-bygget
    5007 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7805
    5020 Bergen

Research interests:
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"

  • Autumn 2017: ENG222 - Introduction to Modernism (link)
  • Spring 2018: ENG125 - Introduction to British Literature
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2021). Virginia Woolf and the Poetics of Value: Performing the Dialectic of the Ordinary.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Why does humanities research matter? On the stakes of literary criticism.
  • Show author(s) (2018). Representation, Causal Logics and Romantic Poetry: A Rancièrean Perspective.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Readers in the Poetics of Context: Determination and Overcoming, and a Reading of James Joyce’s Ulysses.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)