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Dr Sabine Vanacker

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Sabine Vanacker

Senior Lecturer/ Assessments Co-ordinator, English / Exchange Students Co-ordinator, English

Biography Sabine Vanacker's interests centre on writing and gender in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries (Jean Rhys, Gertrude Stein, Virginia Woolf, Dorothy Richardson, Jake Arnott, Leila Aboulela).

Her main research focus, however, is crime fiction, both classical and hardboiled, and topics such as feminist crime writing, the concept of genre and the phenomenon of series writing.

She has written on Dorothy L. Sayers and published on Agatha Christie, John Le Carré, P.D. James, Arthur Conan Doyle and Sara Paretsky.

She is currently preparing a monograph on P.D. James's classical detective series about an introspective, melancholic policeman, Adam Dalgliesh.
Teaching and Learning Undergraduate

- Crime Fiction: Reading the Body, Reading the Signs (module convener)

- Literature Lab (module convener)

- Written on the Body: Rethinking Gender and Sexuality (module convener)

- British and American Modernism

- Research Creativity and Engagement

Postgraduate

- Gender in Popular Literature (module convener)

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