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Professor Laurel Brake

Research Fellow

Laurel Brake is Professor Emerita of English Literature and Print Culture at Birkbeck, University of London. Her main research interests are in nineteenth-century literature, book and media history, and gender

Research

Professor Brake publishes articles, writes and edits books, has co-edited a dictionary (DNCJ: Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism), and collaborated on a free digital edition of periodicals and newspapers (Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition www.ncse.ac.uk). Books include Subjugated KnowledgesWalter Pater, and co-edited volumes on W T Stead and on the News of the WorldHer current projects are Ink Work (a biography of Walter and Clara Pater), and an edition of Walter Pater’s selected journalism.