Research Interests

  • R.L. Stevenson
  • Contemporary Canadian fiction
  • The history and theory of comedy
  • Narrative theory
  • Literary leitmotif

Work in Progress

  • A critical edition of a volume of Robert Louis Stevenson's short stories in The New Edinburgh Edition 
  • "An Introduction to Metagenre with a Postscript on the Journey from Comedy to Tragedy in E. M. Forster’s Where Angels Fear to Tread" (journal article based on a talk given at the Connotations conference on metagenre in 2021)
  • Introductory article on R. L. Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde for an edition of this text in the series Juristische Zeitgeschichte / Recht in der Kunst
  • A talk about Shakespeare and James Joyce’s Ulysses (exact title to be specfied) at the spring conference of the German Shakespeare Society in April 2022
  • "The Pleasure of the Intertext: Aesthetic Self-Fashioning in ‘Providence and the Guitar’" (talk to be given at the conference "Stevenson and Pleasure", June 2022, Université Bordeaux Montaigne)