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Dr Michael Greaney

Senior Lecturer

Michael Greaney

County College

Lancaster University


Lancaster LA1 4YD

United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1524 592232

Office Hours:

Wednesday 10am-12pm


Research overview

His research interests lie in modern/contemporary fiction and theory. His first book, Conrad, Language, and Narrative (Cambridge University Press, 2002), received the Joseph Conrad Society of America's Adam Gillon Award for the most significant work in Conrad studies from 2001-4. Contemporary Fiction and the Uses of Theory (Palgrave, 2006) is a study of the reception and representation of theoretical ideas in literary fiction since the 1960s. He is currently writing a book on the representation of sleep and sleep-related states in the modern novel. With Hilary Hinds (Lancaster) and Garrett Sullivan (Penn State University), Michael is one of the co-founders of the 'Sleep Cultures' website:http://www.sleepcultures.com

PhD supervision

Joseph Conrad

Modern and Contemporary British Fiction

Current Teaching

English 201: The Theory and Practice of Criticism


Michael Greaney has studied at the Universities of Oxford, Newcastle and Lancaster. He has taught on The Theory and Practice of Criticism, From Decadence to Modernism, Contemporary Fiction and Critical Theory, and Contemporary British Fiction.


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