Professor of English Literature, Nottingham Trent University
Professor Thacker’s main area of research is upon all areas of modernism and modernist culture, with a particular emphasis upon institutions of modernism such as magazines and bookshops. He has published many books and articles on modernism, including the monographs, Moving Through Modernity: Space and Geography in Modernism (2003) and The Imagist Poets (2011), and the edited / co-edited volumes, James Joyce’s Dubliners (2006) and Geographies of Modernism (2005). Professor Thacker has taught at De Montfort University and the University of Ulster and was the first elected Chair of the British Association for Modernist Studies. He was co-director of the AHRC-funded Modernist Magazines Project and edits the long-running interdisciplinary journal, Literature & History.
“The World Perspective: Mid-Century Modernism, John Lehmann, and The London Magazine”