Richardson Editions Project Team

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Research Team

Howard Finn
Editor and Project Administrator
Queen Mary University of London

Howard Finn literature and aesthetics at Queen Mary University of London. He has published on cinema and modernism, including several articles on Dorothy Richardson. He contributed a Richardson-related essay to the recent Cambridge Companion to the Modernist Novel. His main research area is literary modernism, he is also currently working on the relationship between modernism and cinema, the post-war British novel and the aesthetics of realism.

Adam Guy
Research Associate
University of Oxford

Adam Guy is the Postdoctoral Research Assistant on the Dorothy Richardson Scholarly Editions Project; he is based in the English Faculty at the University of Oxford. He read English at Oxford (BA, DPhil) and UCL (MA), and has research interests in modernism and its legacies in the British literary field. Alongside his work on the forthcoming editions of Richardson's fiction, he is also writing articles about Richardson's representations of noisy sound technologies, her notions of care, and her reception by the French philosopher Gabriel Marcel.

Deborah LongworthDeborah Longworth
Editor and Co-investigator
University of Birmingham

Deborah Longworth is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Birmingham. Her research focuses on English literature from 1880-1940, with a specific focus on gender and modernism and the modernist novel. Her monograph, Streetwalking the Metropolis, was published by Oxford University Press in 2000. Her study of the American writer Djuna Barnes was published by Northcote House in 2003 and a book, Theorists of the Modernist Novel: James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf by Routledge in 2007. Recent articles include a discussion of metaphysics and the influence of Ralph Waldo Emerson in Dorothy Richardson’s Pilgrimage, and a study of the New York modernist magazine Rogue. Her recent research and current monograph focuses on the work of Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. In 2008 she received a Harry Ransom Mellon Fellowship and AHRC research leave grant for this research. Recent publications include: ‘Gendering the Modernist Text’, in Peter Brooker, Andrzej Gasiorek, Deborah Longworth and Andrew Thacker (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Modernisms, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010); ‘Beauty for the eye, satire for the mind, depravity for the senses!: Rogue, the Patagonians and the Post-Decadent Avant-Garde’, in Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker (eds), A Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010); ‘Subject, Object and the Nature of Reality: Metaphysics in Dorothy Richardson’s Deadlock’, Pilgrimages: A Journal of Dorothy Richardson Studies (2009)

Scott McCrackenScott McCracken
General Editor and Principal Investigator
Queen Mary University of London

Scott McCracken is Professor of Twentieth-Century Literature at Queen Mary University of London. He is General Editor of the forthcoming volumes of Richardson’s Collected Letters and fiction (OUP, 2017-2020) and Principal Investigator of the Richardson Editions Project. He is editor of Pilgrimages: a Journal of Dorothy Richardson Studies. His publications include Masculinities, Modernist Fiction, and the Urban Public Sphere (Manchester University Press, 2007) and The Cambridge Companion to Popular Fiction co-edited with David Glover (2012)

Laura MarcusLaura Marcus
Editor and Co-investigator
University of Oxford

Laura Marcus is the Goldsmiths’ Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford. Her research and teaching interests are predominantly in nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature and culture, including life-writing, modernism, Virginia Woolf and Bloomsbury culture, contemporary fiction, and litereature and film. Her book publications include: Auto/biographical Discourses: Theory, Criticism, Practice (1994); Virginia Woolf: Writers and their Work (1997/2004); The Tenth Muse: Writing about Cinema in the Modernist Period (2007), which won the James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association; and, as co-editor, The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century English Literature (2004). Her current research projects include a book on British literature 1910-1920, and a study of the concept of 'rhythm' in the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries, in a range of disciplinary contexts. Recent publications include: "The Tempo of Revolution": British Film Culture and Soviet Cinema in the 1920s' in Russia in Britain: From Melodrama to Modernism, ed. R. Beasley and P. R. Bullock (Oxford 2013). "European Witness: Analysands Abroad in the 1920s and 1930s" in History and Psyche: Culture, Psychoanalysis,and the Past, ed. S. Alexander and B. Taylor (New York, 2012). 'Pilgrimage and the Space of Dreams,' Pilgrimages: Journal of Dorothy Richardson Studies, 1 (2008).

Jo WinningJo Winning
Editor and Co-investigator
Birkbeck College University of London

Jo Winning is Reader in the Department of English and Humanities at Birkbeck College, London. She has research interests in 20th-century and 21st-century literatures, culture, theory and practice. Specific interests include: modernisms, especially female and lesbian modernism; critical and cultural theory in the twentieth century; theories of gender and sexuality; lesbian subjectivities and cultural production; psychoanalysis and its theories; relations between illness, language and the clinical encounter; medical humanities and the interface between critical theory in the humanities and clinical practice in medicine. She is the author of The Pilgrimage of Dorothy Richardson (University of Wisconsin Press, 2000); and she edited Bryher: Two Novels (Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 2000). Recent publications include work on the Australian writer Eve Langley; the connections between Radclyffe Hall and lesbian modernism; space and lesbian modernity; sexuality in the story of modernism; contemporary Scottish lesbian and gay writing, the idea of the closet in contemporary culture; listening in the clinical encounter; skin and surgical subjectivity; music and the affect of illness.


Claire DreweryClaire Drewery
Sheffield Hallam University

Claire Drewery is Senior Lecturer in English at Sheffield Hallam University. Her monograph, a study of liminality in modernist women’s short fiction, Modernist Short Fiction by Women: The Liminal in Katherine Mansfield, Dorothy Richardson, May Sinclair and Virginia Woolf, (Ashgate) was published in 2011. Current research projects include a study of performativity in the fiction of Katherine Mansfield and a second book in which she focuses on the relationship between modernism and early twentieth-century ‘middlebrow’ fiction.

Bryony RandallBryony Randall
University of Glasgow

Bryony Randall is Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. Her primary research interests lie in modernist literature, particularly the early modernist period; and literature and the everyday. She has related interests in literary theory (particularly feminist and materialist approaches); women’s writing, in particular the New Woman; literature and work; literature and time; and the relationships between literature and psychology, philosophy and sociology. Her first book is entitled Modernism, Daily Time and Everyday Life (CUP, 2007) and she has published on a range of authors and topics in modernist and protomodernist literature including Dorothy Richardson, Gertrude Stein, H.D., Virginia Woolf, and New Woman short stories. She is co-editor with Laura Marcus of the forthcoming CUP edition of Virginia Woolf's short fiction.

George H. Thomson
University of Ottawa 1924-2016

George H. Thomson was until his death a full member of the editorial team. His research was foundational for the project and his name will appear on all the volumes. George taught English at the University of Ottawa, Wayne State and Mount Allison. He was the author of the Fiction of E. M. Forster (Wayne State, 1967) and articles on Conrad, Forster, Golding, Homer, Strugis, and others, After retiring in 1989, he was entirely committed to working on Dorothy Richardson. He was the author of A Reader’s Guide to Dorothy Richardson’s ‘Pilgrimage’ (1996), Notes on ‘Pilgrimage’ (1999,) and two ebooks: with Dorothy F. Thomson, The Editions of Dorothy Richardson's Pilgrimage: A Comparison of Texts (ELT Press, 2001) an ebook designed and edited by Kelly Cunningham; and Dorothy Richardson A Calendar of Letters (2007).

Rebecca Bowler, Keele University, was research associate on the project 2014-2016.

Tracey Harrison, Keele University, was Project Administrator 2014-2016

The Richardson Editions Project is funded by a major standard grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council.