Jacqueline Wilson PhD Scholar

The NCRCL welcomed a new research student to the fold this term as the Jacqueline Wilson Scholar. Congratulations to Nick Campbell who was selected for his research project ‘Inherent in the Landscape: The Neo-Romantic in Post-War British Children’s Literature.’ The scholarship is generously funded by Dame Jacqueline Wilson.

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About Alison Waller

I am a Senior Lecturer at the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature (NCRCL) at Roehampton University in London. My main research areas are young adult fiction and the practice and philosophy of reading. My monograph Constructions of Adolescence in Fantastic Realism was published by Routledge in 2009 and I have also edited a collection of essays for the Palgrave Macmillan New Casebook Series on Melvin Burgess (2013). I am currently working on a project called Rereading Childhood Books: a Poetics, which asks how adults reread and negotiate relationships with books from their pasts.

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