Daniel Robert Gerke

Research Details

Subject Area: English literature and creative writing

Supervisor: Prof Daniel Williams and Julian Preece

Research degree: PhD

Thesis Title: Raymond Williams and European Thought

Research Synopsis

I am investigating the influence of 20th century European Marxism on the work of the Welsh cultural critic Raymond Williams. My research in particularly focuses on the philosophical and aesthetic intersections between Williams’s pioneering critical work, his novels, and the work of Lukacs, Sartre and Gramsci, three prominent figures within the Western Marxist tradition.


No peer-reviewed academic publications at present. Article entitled ‘In Defence of Interesting Times’ forthcoming (2017) in the online edition of Planet: The Welsh Internationalist

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