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Dominic Head

Emeritus Professor of English Literature,

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Recent Publications

  • DOMINIC HEAD, 2022. Nature Prose: Writing in Ecological Crisis Oxford University Press.
  • DOMINIC HEAD, 2020. The farming community revisited: Complex nostalgia in Sarah Hall and Melissa Harrison Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism. 24(4), 354-66
  • DOMINIC HEAD, ed., 2019. The Cambridge Companion to Ian McEwan Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2018. 'The Short Story'. In: ANDREW HARRISON, ed., D. H. Lawrence in Context Cambridge University Press. 101-10
  • DOMINIC HEAD, 2022. Nature Prose: Writing in Ecological Crisis Oxford University Press.
  • DOMINIC HEAD, 2020. The farming community revisited: Complex nostalgia in Sarah Hall and Melissa Harrison Green Letters: Studies in Ecocriticism. 24(4), 354-66
  • DOMINIC HEAD, ed., 2019. The Cambridge Companion to Ian McEwan Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2018. 'The Short Story'. In: ANDREW HARRISON, ed., D. H. Lawrence in Context Cambridge University Press. 101-10
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2018. 'Celebrating England: "Heritage" Writing and the Rural Novelist'. In: KRISTIN BLUEMEL and MICHAEL MCCLUSKEY, eds., Rural Modernity in Britain: A Critical Intervention Edinburgh University Press. 207-21
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2018. 'The Short Story'. In: ANDREW HARRISON, ed., D. H. Lawrence in Context: Cambridge University Press. 101-10
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2017. Modernity and the English Rural Novel Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINC, 2017. 'Adam Foulds: Fictions of Past and Present'. In: JAMES ACHESON, ed., The Contemporary British Novel Since 2000 Edinburgh University Press. 143-52
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2017. Modernity and the English Rural Novel: Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINC, 2017. 'Adam Foulds: Fictions of Past and Present'. In: JAMES ACHESON, ed., The Contemporary British Novel Since 2000: Edinburgh University Press. 143-52
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, ed., 2016. The Cambridge History of the English Short Story Cambridge University Press.
  • 2016. The Cambridge History of the English Short Story: Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2015. Mapping Rural and Regional Identities. In: DAVID JAMES, ed., The Cambridge Companion to British Fiction Since 1945 Cambridge University Press. 13-27
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2015. Mapping Rural and Regional Identities. In: DAVID JAMES, ed., The Cambridge Companion to British Fiction Since 1945: Cambridge University Press. 13-27
  • HEAD, D., 2013. The politics of nostalgia in the rural English novel. In: PHILIPS, D. and SHAW, K., eds., Literary politics: the politics of literature and the literature of politics Palgrave Macmillan. 117-135
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2013. Regionalism and Modernity: the Case of Leo Walmsley. In: NEAL ALEXANDER and JAMES MORAN, eds., Regional Modernisms Edinburgh University Press. (In Press.)
  • HEAD, D., 2013. The politics of nostalgia in the rural English novel. In: PHILIPS, D. and SHAW, K., eds., Literary politics: the politics of literature and the literature of politics: Palgrave Macmillan. 117-135
  • HEAD, D., 2013. Idiosyncrasy and currency: Ali Smith and the contemporary canon. In: GERMANÀ , M. and HORTON, E., eds., Ali Smith: contemporary critical perspectives Bloomsbury. 101-114
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2013. Regionalism and Modernity: the Case of Leo Walmsley. In: NEAL ALEXANDER and JAMES MORAN, eds., Regional Modernisms: Edinburgh University Press.
  • HEAD, D., 2012. Novelistic complications of spaces and places: the four nations and regionalism. In: CASERIO, R.L. and HAWES, C., eds., The Cambridge history of the English novel Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, D., 2012. Novelistic complications of spaces and places: the four nations and regionalism. In: CASERIO, R.L. and HAWES, C., eds., The Cambridge history of the English novel: Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, D., 2012. H.E. Bates, regionalism and late modernism. In: JAMES, D., ed., The legacies of modernism: historicising postwar and contemporary fiction Cambridge University Press. 40-52
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2009. The Cambridge Introduction to J. M. Coetzee Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2009. The Cambridge Introduction to J. M. Coetzee: Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2009. ‘On Chesil Beach: Another “Overrated” Novella?’. In: GROES, SEBASTIAN, ed., Ian McEwan: Contemporary Critical Perspectives Continuum. 115-22
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2008. The state of the novel: Britain and beyon: Blackwell Manifestos Wiley-Blackwell.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2007. 'Forster and the Short Story'. In: BRADSHAW, DAVID, ed., The Cambridge Companion to E. M. Forster Cambridge University Press. 77-91
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2007. Ian McEwan Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2007. 'Forster and the Short Story'. In: BRADSHAW, DAVID, ed., The Cambridge Companion to E. M. Forster: Cambridge University Press. 77-91
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, ed., 2006. The Cambridge guide to literature in English 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2006. A belief in frogs: J. M. Coetzee's enduring faith in fiction. In: POYNER, J., ed., J. M. Coetzee and the idea of the public intellectual Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. 100-117
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2006. 'The Demise of Class Fiction'. In: ENGLISH, JAMES F., ed., A Concise Companion to Contemporary British Fiction Blackwell. 229-47 (In Press.)
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2006. 'Julian Barnes and a Case of English Identity'. In: TEW, PHILIP and MENGHAM, ROD, eds., British Fiction Today Continuum. 15-27 (In Press.)
  • 2006. The Cambridge guide to literature in English: 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2006. A belief in frogs: J. M. Coetzee's enduring faith in fiction. In: POYNER, J., ed., J. M. Coetzee and the idea of the public intellectual: Athens, OH: Ohio University Press. 100-117
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2006. 'The Demise of Class Fiction'. In: ENGLISH, JAMES F., ed., A Concise Companion to Contemporary British Fiction: Blackwell. 229-47
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2006. 'Julian Barnes and a Case of English Identity'. In: TEW, PHILIP and MENGHAM, ROD, eds., British Fiction Today: Continuum. 15-27
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2003. 'Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH: Multiculturalism for the Millennium'. In: LANE, RICHARD, MENGHAM, ROD, AND TEW, PHILIP, ed., Contemporary British Fiction Polity. 106-19 (In Press.)
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2003. 'Stephen Blanchard'. In: MOLINO, MICHAEL R., ed., Dictionary of Literary Biography: Twenty-first Century British Novelists 267. Gale. 22-25
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2003. 'Zadie Smith's WHITE TEETH: Multiculturalism for the Millennium'. In: LANE, RICHARD, MENGHAM, ROD, AND TEW, PHILIP, ed., Contemporary British Fiction: Polity. 106-19
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2003. 'Coetzee and the Animals: the Quest for Postcolonial Grace'. In: SMITH, ANDREW and HUGHES, WILLIAM, eds., Empire and the Gothic: The Politics of Genre Palgrave. 229-44
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2002. The Cambridge introduction to modern British fiction, 1950-2000 Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2002. 'Beyond 2000: Raymond Williams and the Ecocritic's Task'. In: PARHAM, JOHN, ed., The Environmental Tradition in English Literature Ashgate. 24-36 (In Press.)
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2002. The Cambridge introduction to modern British fiction, 1950-2000: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2002. 'Beyond 2000: Raymond Williams and the Ecocritic's Task'. In: PARHAM, JOHN, ed., The Environmental Tradition in English Literature: Ashgate. 24-36
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2000. 'Ecocriticism and the Novel'. In: COUPE, LAURENCE, ed., The Green Studies Reader: From Romanticism to Ecocriticism Routledge. 235-41
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 2000. 'Poisoned Minds: Suburbanites in Postwar British Fiction'. In: WEBSTER, ROGER, ed., Expanding Suburbia: Reviewing Suburban Narratives Berghahn. 71-89
  • DOMINIC HEAD, 2000. Ecocriticism: Striving for the (Im)possible Green Letters. 1(Spring),
  • DOMINIC HEAD, 2000. Raymond Williams and Ecocriticism Green Letters. 1(Spring),
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1998. 'Problems in Ecocriticism and the Novel: Key Words: A Journal of Cultural Materialism 1, 60-73
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1998. 'The (Im)Possibility of Ecocriticism'. In: KERRIDGE, RICHARD AND SAMMELLS, NEIL, ed., Writing the Environment: Ecocriticism and Literature Zed Books. 27-39
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1997. J. M. Coetzee Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1997. J. M. Coetzee: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1995. 'Ecocriticism: A New Critical Aesthetic?'. In: WYLIE, VIVIAN, ed., Taking Responsibility: Humanities and Social Sciences Pluto. 14-17
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1995. 'Gordimer's NONE TO ACCOMPANY ME: Revisionism and Interregnum: Research in African Literatures: 26(4), 46-57
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1994. Nadine Gordimer Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1994. Nadine Gordimer: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1992. The Modernist Short Story: A Study in Theory and Practice Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1992. The Modernist Short Story: A Study in Theory and Practice: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1990. 'Positive Isolation and Productive Ambiguity in Nadine Gordimer's Short Stories: Journal of the Short Story in English: 15, 17-30
  • HEAD, DOMINIC, 1989. 'Expanding Circles: Inductive Composition in HEAR US O LORD FROM HEAVEN THY DWELLING PLACE'. In: VICE, SUE, ed., Malcolm Lowry: Eighty Years On Macmillan. 70-91

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