Usha Wilbers

Usha Wilbers is Assistant Professor in the Department of English Language and Culture and the Master Literary Studies at Radboud University, the Netherlands. She was Co-Principal Investigator of the ›Metamodernism‹ research project (2018-9), funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK). Other research interests include contemporary British fiction and cultural crises, literary criticism and periodical research. She is the co-founder and treasurer of ESPRit: European Society for Periodical Research.

Recent Publications

Tracing Paradigms: One Hundred Years of Neophilologus (co-edited with Rolf Bremmer, Thijs Porck and Frans Ruiter). Dordrecht: Springer (2016) 

»A Tale of Two Labels: The Use of »Modernism« and »Avant-Garde« in the Reception of Tom McCarthy’s CReception: Texts, Readers, Audiences, History 12, no. 1 (2020): 21-37, co-authored with Dennis Kersten.

»Introduction: Metamodernism«, co-authoredwith Dennis Kersten. EnglishStudies 99: 7, pp. 719-722 (2018).

»Commentary: Nicholas Joost, Ernest Hemingway and The Dial.« In: Tracing Paradigms: OneHundredYears of Neophilologus. Dordrecht: Springer (2016), pp. 255-273.

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