Georgia Konstantinidou

Georgia Konstantinidou

Department of English Literature
Doctoral researcher

Contact details

Phd title: Demonic Transformations and Meaning in Nineteenth Century Male-Authored British Gothic Fiction: From the Wanderer to the Self
Supervisors: Dr Jimmy Packham, Dr Eleanor Charlotte Dobson
PhD English Literature

Qualifications

  • BA in English Language and Literature (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece)
  • MA in English Literature (Warwick University)

Teaching

English Teacher in secondary education since 2018, ESL teacher since 2011

Research

This project explores the way the demonic figure is portrayed in male-authored British Gothic novels of the nineteenth century, its significance and role in interaction with the male characters of these novels, while at the same time I would explore the meaning of the demonic figure, suggesting that every gothic villain is a different depiction of Satan.

Other activities

Research papers

  • Fin de Siecle Gothic: Evil in Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Melmoth the Wanderer and the Pursuit of Freedom
  • Aspects of Feminism in Gothic Literature: The Maternal Figure in Melmoth the Wanderer
  • Gothicising Capitalism in Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying
  • Aspects of the Gothicised Modern City: Consciousness, Alienation and Identity in The Secret Agent
  • Homosexuality as Social Criticism in The Picture of Dorian Gray