Dr Jill Marsden

Dr Jill Marsden is Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the BA English and Creative Writing degrees. She studied as both an undergraduate and postgraduate at The University of Essex and began teaching at Bolton in 1992. On the BA English degree, she teaches ‘Introduction to Literature: Form and Genre’, ‘Classics of American Literature’, ‘Aspects of Prose Fiction’, ‘Narrative Representations of Female Desire’ and ‘Ambivalent Intimacies: Reading Contemporary British Fiction’.

She is the author of After Nietzsche: Notes Towards a Philosophy of Ecstasy (Palgrave 2002) and a range of other publications on Nietzsche, literary modernism, nineteenth century European thought and continental philosophy. Her research interests embrace all aspects of ‘literary thinking’, particularly the affinities between philosophy and literature. She welcomes applications from PhD students exploring topics in modernism, aesthetics, women’s writing, and nineteenth and twentieth-century fiction.

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