Danielle Dove is a Teaching Fellow in Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of Surrey. Her research centres on Victorian and Neo-Victorian literature, with a specific focus on dress and fashion history, material culture, and literary celebrity. Previously, she worked as a Research Assistant on the 'Celebrity, Citizenship, and Status' project at the University of Portsmouth, and as an Associate Tutor in English Literature at the University of Surrey, where she received her PhD in 2020.
Her monograph, provisionally entitled Victorian Dress in Contemporary Historical Fiction: Material Hauntings is under contract with Bloomsbury Academic. She has published on ‘Ghostly Gloves’ in Victoriographies and is the co-editor of a special issue on 'Death, Nineteenth-Century Celebrity and Material Culture', as well as a collection of essays on Neo-Victorian Things: Re-Imagining Nineteenth-Century Material Cultures (Palgrave Macmillan).
Areas of specialism
Danielle is a scholar of Victorian and Neo-Victorian literature. Her research interests include:
- Victorian literature and culture
- Material culture
- Dress and fashion history
- Nineteenth-century celebrity culture
- Gender and feminist theory
In 2021-22 I am teaching:
- Victorian Literature and Culture (module leader)
- Theories of Reading I
- Understanding Stage and Screen
- Writing the Victorians: Neo-Victorianism in Contemporary Culture
- Theories of Reading II
- Dissertation Writing