McDonald, Peter D.
Position: Professor of English and Related Literature; Tutorial Fellow, St Hugh's College
College: St Hugh's
Period/Subject: 19th/20th/21st Century
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
The socio-political space of literary production (c. 1880-present); literature and the law since 1800; literary institutions and questions of the book; ideas of the intercultural.
Literatures in English, 1830 to the present day.
The Literature Police: Apartheid Censorship and its Cultural Consequences, OUP, 2009.
Co-editor, with Derek Attridge, of Interventions 4.3, Autumn 2002 (Special issue on J. M. Coetzee’s Disgrace).
Making Meaning: ‘Printers of the Mind’ and Other Essays by D. F. McKenzie, with Michael Suarez (University of Massachusetts Press, 2002)
British Literary Culture and Publishing Practice, 1880-1914 (Cambridge, 1997)
‘Thinking Interculturally: Amartya Sen’s Lovers Revisited’, Interventions 13.3, 2011.
‘Calder’s Beckett’, Publishing Samuel Beckett, British Library, 2011.
‘The Ethics of Reading and the Question of the Novel: The Challenge of J. M. Coetzee’s Diary of a Bad Year’, Novel, 43.3, 2010.
'Old Phrases and Great Obscenities: The Strange Afterlife of Two Victorian Anxieties’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 13.2, 2008.
‘Ideas of the Book and Histories of Literature: After Theory?’, PMLA, January 2006.
‘The Politics of Obscenity: Lady Chatterley’s Lover and the Apartheid State’, English Studies in Africa, 47.1, 2004.
‘The Writer, the Censor, and the Critic: J. M. Coetzee and the Question of Literature’ in Jane Poyner ed., J. M. Coetzee and the Idea of the Public Intellectual (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2006).
‘Book History and Discipline Envy’, The European English Messenger, XIII: 1, Spring 2004: pp. 51-56.
‘Modernist Publishing: “Nomads and Mapmakers”’, A Concise Companion to Modernism, ed. David Bradshaw (Blackwells, 2003), 221-42.
‘Disgrace Effects’ Interventions 4.3, Autumn 2002, 321-30.
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