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Mr Geraint Evans

Mr Geraint Evans

Senior Lecturer, English Literature

Welsh language proficiency

Fluent Welsh Speaker
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


GERAINT EVANS teaches modern literature in the Department of English at Swansea University and is a member of the Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales (CREW).

His research interests include literary modernism, Welsh writing in English and the history of the book in Britain, often with a focus on the languages and cultures of Wales and their interaction with England and international English culture.

Geraint trained in theatre and performance at the Rose Bruford College, London before studying at Birkbeck College, London, University of Wales Swansea, and Clare College, Cambridge. Before moving to Swansea he taught modern British and Irish literature at the University of Sydney.

Geraint has published widely on the literatures of England and Wales in the twentieth century and also on the history of the book in Britain, particularly in the early modern period. He is co-editor of The Cambridge History of Welsh Literature, which was published by Cambridge University Press in 2019.

Areas Of Expertise

  • English literature since 1890
  • Welsh writing in English
  • The literature of Wales
  • Crime fiction since 1920
  • The history of the book in Britain
  • Publishing history

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests
  • Twentieth century literature in English
  • Welsh writing in English
  • Literary Modernism
  • Poetry since 1890
  • Crime fiction since 1920