Christopher Keep

Christopher Keep teaches Nineteenth-century British literature, literary theory and cultural studies, and the art of story-telling. He has received the Edward G. Pleva Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010-11), the Bank of Nova Scotia, UWO Alumni Association, and University Students’ Council Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2002-03), and he has been named to the University Students’ Council Teaching Honor Roll in every year he has taught at the undergraduate level. Professor Keep’s research interests are principally in Victorian literature and culture, with a particular focus on new communication technologies (the typewriter, telegraph, and gramophone), and the relationship between technology and culture. He has published widely on apocalyptic literature and film, the imperial traffic in drugs, the figure of the typewriter girl, the psychogeography of the city, electronic literature, and the gothic nature of information.

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