Lise Jaillant. Literary Rebels: A History of Creative Writers in Anglo-American Universities


  • Naomi Booth Durham University



Author Biography

Naomi Booth, Durham University

Naomi Booth is an Associate Professor in the Department of English Studies at Durham University. Her research focuses on literary depictions of the body—particularly the swooning body. Her monograph, Swoon: A Poetics of Passing Out, was published by Manchester University Press in 2021. She has published criticism on swooning in the novel; eco-critical accounts of vampirism and amphibians; female masochism and passing out in romantic and erotic fiction; and narrative point of view. She has written nonfiction pieces for the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC Radio 3 and Prospect Magazine. She is also the author of two novels, a novella, and a collection of short stories.