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Dr Juliette Atkinson
Foster Court
Department of English
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT
Tel: 02076793146
Appointment
  • Lecturer
  • Dept of English Lang & Literature
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
Biography

Born in Paris, Juliette Atkinson was educated at UCL (BA Hons) and Oxford (M.St '1900-Present'). In 2008, she completed a PhD on Victorian life-writing, funded by a UCL Graduate School Research Scholarship; from 2009 she worked on Anglo-French literary relations as a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at UCL, before becoming a lecturer in 2012. 

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Research Summary

     Juliette has recently completed her second monograph, French Novels and the Victorians, published by OUP and the British Academy in 2017. The monograph takes issue with the portrayal of the Victorians as insular and prudish readers, and explores the extensive ties built between French and English writers, readers, and publishing industries. The research was funded by a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship (2009-2012), and in 2012 a section of the research on Dumas was awarded a New Scholars Award by the Bibliographical Society of America.

     Her first monograph, Victorian Biography Reconsidered: A Study of Nineteenth-Century 'Hidden' Lives was published by OUP in 2010. The book considers the lives of obscure or minor individuals who form the subjects of Victorian biographers working against the contemporary fascination with 'Great Men'. Working-class biographies, 'failed' lives, the representation of female subjects, attempted recoveries of neglected Romantic artists, and the lesser luminaries of the Dictionary of National Biography are all given close analysis. 

Appointments
01-OCT-2012 Lecturer English Language and Literature University College London, United Kingdom
01-OCT-2009 – 30-SEP-2012 British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow English Language and Literature University College London, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2008 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – English University College London
2004 M.St. Master of Studies – English University of Oxford
2003 BA Bachelor of Arts – English University College London
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