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Dr Catherine Wynne


Catherine Wynne

Reader in Victorian and Early Twentieth-Century Literature and Visual Culture

Biography Catherine specialises in Victorian and post-nineteenth century literature and visual culture, with particular focus on the Gothic, war art, Victorian theatre, travel writing, and colony and empire.

She has published monographs on Bram Stoker (supported by the British Academy) and Arthur Conan Doyle. Her most recent publication is a biography of Lady Butler, Victorian Britain's leading war artist. Lady Butler: War Artist and Traveller, 1846-1933 (Dublin: Four Courts Press) was supported by a grant from the Marc Fitch Fund.

She is currently working on a new edition of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes for Oxford University Press (World Classics) and a new (joint edition) of The Hound of the Baskervilles and The Valley of Fear for Edinburgh University Press New Critical Editions of the works of Arthur Conan Doyle.

Catherine has contributed to television and radio programmes on Stoker and Conan Doyle: Channel 4 (Britain by Beach), BBC 2 (Books that Made Britain), BBC World Service (The Forum), BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4 (Woman’s Hour), and Irish Radio. She co-wrote the voice-over for a Bram Stoker documentary for Irish Television (RTÉ). She was also a guest expert on Bram Stoker at a British Library event.
Research Interests - Bram Stoker
- Arthur Conan Doyle
- Lady Butler
- Gothic
- Victorian literature and culture
- War art from the Victorians to the First World War
- Victorian theatre
- Empire and colony
- Travel writing
Teaching and Learning - MA in English (Creative Writing and English Literature)
- Creative Writing and English
- English
- English and American Literature and Culture

- Gothic (level 6, Convenor)
- Voyage Out: Travel, Empire and Cultural Encounters (Level 5, Convenor)
- Reading Fiction (Level 4)
- Dissertation
- Bram Stoker: Literature, Theatre and the Gothic (Level 7, Convenor)
- Guided Independent Research Essay (Level 7)
- MA Dissertation (Level 7, Convenor)
Scopus Author ID Catherine Wynne