Professor Worrall is Professor of English Literature, Deputy College Research Co-ordinator and Unit of Assessment Co-ordinator for D29 (English Language and Literature).
Professor Worrall researches the British romantic poet and painter William Blake (1757-1827) and was Principal Investigator (with Dr Nancy Cho) on a two year Panacea Society funded project on the ex-servant, ex-Quaker prophetic writer, Dorothy Gott.
He has just completed a manuscript for a monograph, Theatrical Intelligence: Eighteenth Century British Theatre and Social Assemblage Theatre, now in negotiation with Cambridge University Press. This is a novel transposition of a theory drawn from the social sciences and applied to play texts, actors' lives, celebrity cultures, theatre buildings and a range of archival sources connected to Georgian period theatre.
Professor Worrall has previously been a Fellow of the following institutions:
In 2013 Professor Worrall will be Research Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra as part of their centenary project on urban futures.
Information regarding postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD in the School of Arts and Humanities may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School
Professor Worrall is a Fellow of the English Association and is on the Peer Review College of the AHRC.
Current and recent research is being conducted with the collaboration, funding and / or support of:
For full list click 'Go to David Worrall's publications link' above.
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