Projects per year
Dr Daniel Cook works on 18th- and 19th-century literature, book history, authorship and appropriation studies, the history of the novel, poetic genres, and Scottish and Irish writing more broadly. Authors of specific interest include Swift, Pope, Fielding, Smollett, Sterne, Chatterton, Burns, Wordsworth, Austen, Walter Scott, and Byron.
Before joining Dundee he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as well as a Donald and Mary Hyde Fellow at Harvard. He held a Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellowship at the University of Bristol and, before that, an AHRC Research Fellowship on the Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jonathan Swift. Daniel completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge.
Dr Cook serves on the executive boards of Authorship, The Scriblerian, The Literary Encyclopedia, the Universities Committee for Scottish Literature, the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, and the British Association for Romantic Studies. For Romantic Textualities he curates a resident blog series, "Teaching Romanticism", and for Criticks he is the Reviews Editor for Media and New Media. At the University of Dundee, he is an Associate Director of the Centre for Scottish Culture.
- British and Irish literature before 1900 (especially fiction);
- Book history, reception history, and literary property;
- Authorship, forgery, adaptation and appropriation;
- Autobiography, biography, and literary afterlives.
- Introduction to Literary Study (EN11001 Level 1)
- Human Futures (HU11001 Level 1)
- Early Modern Literature, 1564-1740 (EN11006 Level 1)
- Romantic to Victorian Literature (EN22002 Level 2)
- Renaissance to Restoration Theatre (EN31024 Level 3)
- The English Novel (pre-1900) (EN32022 Level 3)
- Scottish and Irish Fiction (pre-1900) (EN41027 Level 4)
- The Poison Pen (BS11006 - co-taught with Life Sciences)
- Scottish Literature, 1740-1830 (EN51031 Level 5)
- Jonathan Swift's Major Works (EN51033 Level 5)
- The Gothic Tradition (EN51034 Level 5)
- British and Irish Poetry, 1680-1830 (EN51022 Level 5)
- Special Author: directed reading (EN52039 Level 5)
- Approaches to Literary and Visual Culture (HU51001 Level 5)
Daniel won the Creative Teaching: Recognising Innovative Practice Award at the College Teaching and Good Practice Awards, University of Dundee.
He also convenes the MLitt in English Studies and so would be delighted to hear from any prospective students.
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge
Award Date: 1 Jan 2008
Editorial Board, The Scriblerian2018 → …
Advisory Board, Authorship, Ghent UniversityJan 2016 → …
Executive BoardDec 2015 → …
External Examiner, University of EdinburghNov 2014 → Nov 2018
Executive BoardSep 2013 → …
Reviews Editor for Media and New Media, BSECS Criticks2011 → …
Executive BoardJul 2007 → …
Executive Board, British Society for Eighteenth-Century StudiesJan 2007 → …
- PR English literature
- eighteenth-century literature, Romanticism, biography, autobiography, history of the book, Jonathan Swift
Research Output per year
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Chapter (peer-reviewed)
Daniel Cook (Recipient), 2014
Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)
Activities per year
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Participation in conference
1 item of Media coverage