Danielle Dove is a Teaching Fellow in Nineteenth-Century Literature at the University of Surrey. Her research interests lie in Victorian material culture, dress and fashion history, 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, tentatively 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 co-editor of a forthcoming special issue on C19 Death and Celebrity, 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 lie in (neo-)Victorian visual and material culture, dress and fashion history, and the construction of celebrity in the nineteenth century and beyond.
In 2021-22 I am teaching
- Victorian Literature and Culture (convenor)
- Understanding Stage and Screen
- Theories of Reading I