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Delia da Sousa Correa


Delia da Sousa Correa is Senior Lecturer in English at the Open University and co-convenor of the OU’s Literature and Music Research Group. She studied in New Zealand, London, and Oxford and previously taught at the universities of Oxford and St Petersburg. Her research explores connections between literature and music in the Victorian and early-modernist periods. Publications include George Eliot, Music and Victorian Culture (2003) and, as editor, The Nineteenth-Century Novel: Realisms (2000) and Phrase and Subject: Studies in Literature and Music (2006). She has also published on the Brontës, John Ruskin, Henry James and Katherine Mansfield and has contributed articles on Victorian literature and music to numerous Companions and Encyclopaedias. She is founding editor of the Edinburgh series Katherine Mansfield Studies (2009 –) and co-editor, with W.R.Owens, of The Handbook to Literary Research (2010). She is currently editing The Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music.

Last updated: Jul 2019