Dr Sondeep Kandola

Humanities and Social Science


Kandola S. 2023. National Identity Rodensky L. Oxford Bibliographies in Victorian Literature Oxford University Press. New York DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Kandola S. 2018. 'Self-Censorship and Salomé: Oscar Wilde's European Gambit', Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Gdanskiego:

Kandola S. 2016. Ouida, Vernon Lee and the Aesthetic Novel Ouida and Victorian Popular Culture Routledge 9781317084792

Kandola S. 2013. Ouida, Vernon Lee and the Aesthetic Novel Jordan J, King A. Ouida and Victorian Popular Culture :93-108 Ashgate. Farnham 978-1-4094-0589-4

Kandola S. Maverick Modernists: Sapphic Trajectories from Vernon Lee to D.H. Lawrence Sandy M, Boyiopoulos K, Patterson T. Literary and Cultural Alternatives to Modernism: Unsettling Presences CRC Press 9781138710214 Public Url

Journal article

Kandola S. 2022. Political Censorship on the late-Victorian Stage: Rereading Oscar Wilde’s Vera; or, the Nihilist[s] Journal of Victorian Culture, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Kandola S. 2016. '(Re)Hibernicizing Wilde? A Genetic Analysis of The Picture of Dorian Gray' Irish Studies Review, 24 :351-369 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Kandola S. 2016. Rereading Oscar Wilde's intentions for "the Importance of Doing Nothing" Nineteenth Century Prose, 43 :385-402

Kandola S. 2013. 'Celtic Occultism and the Symbolist Mode in the Fin-de-Siecle Writings of Arthur Machen and W.B. Yeats' English Literature in Transition 1880-1920, 56 :497-518

Kandola S. 2005. Vernon Lee: New Woman? Women's Writing, 12 :471-484 DOI Publisher Url

Internet publication

Kandola S. 2021. Upstaging Decadence: Imperialism, Humanism and the Symbolist Mode in Salome Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Book review

Kandola S. 2020. Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim; Critical Essays Journal of Victorian Culture, 25 :470-473 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Kandola S. 2019. ‘Certain passages of it are quite as bad and immoral as anything that Zola has ever written’: Lucas Malet and the Victorian Bildungsroman: Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim; Critical Essays: edited by Jane Fordand Alexandra Gray, Abingdon and New York, NY: Routledge, 2019, xx + 241 pp., £115 (hardback), ISBN 9780367156153 Journal of Victorian Culture,

Kandola S. 2016. Bram Stoker: Centenary Essays Irish Studies Review, 24 :245-249

Kandola S. 2010. Art and the Transitional Object in Vernon Lee's Supernatural Tales ENGLISH LITERATURE IN TRANSITION 1880-1920, 53 :233-237 Author Url

Kandola S. 2009. Julia M. Wright, Ireland, India, and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007) Pp. 268. £50. ISBN 9780521868228 Irish Studies Review, 16 :89-91 Publisher Url

Kandola S. 2008. Review of Henry James, Oscar Wilde and Aesthetic Culture, Michele Mendelssohn Irish Studies Review, 16 :212-214 Publisher Url

Books (authored)

Kandola S. 2010. Vernon Lee Northcote House Pub Ltd 9780746311769


Thomas W. Wilkins Fellowship ($3500), Huntington Library, Pasadena, California USA, https://huntington.org/awarded-fellowships. 2024

Fellowship, Higher Education Academy, https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/. 2014

External committees:

Publications Committee, International Nineteenth-Century Studies Association, Committee Member for its journal and its projected monograph series from Clemson University Press, https://in-csa.com/. 2024

Research Grants Awarded:

Huntington Library, Pasadena, The Censorship of Oscar Wilde, Grant value (£): 3500, Duration of research project: 2 years. 2023

William Andrews Clark Library, UCLA, Oscar Wilde's England: Censorship, Empire and the Victorian Culture Wars, Grant value (£): 3000, Duration of research project: 1 month. 2018

Other Professional Activity:

External Panel Member MA English University of Teeside. 2022

External Examiner MA Victorian Studies Royal Holloway, University of London. 2022

External Panel Member to Review BA (English) at Leeds Beckett University. 2021

External Examiner M Res University College Canterbury. 2018

External Examiner MA English University of Newcastle. 2017

Industrial connections:

Reception Point, Facilitator. 2021

Other invited event:

Lates with Lee, online, invited panellist for the international (online) public symposium on Vernon Lee’s Aesthetics for the ‘Lates with Lee’ seminar series organised by the British Association of Decadent Studies. 2021

Public Symposium on Vernon Lee’s celebrated collection of ghost stories Hauntings (1890), Blue Coat, invited panellist. 2016

pre-show talk to a production of Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House at the Liverpool Playhouse, liverpool Playhouse, Pre-show talk. 2015

Shelf Lives, Central Library, Liverpool, public talk on Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. 2014

Public engagement:

Other: Please specify in text box below, public, symposium, organiser, Blue Coat, New Directions in Fin-de-Siècle Studies., RILCH day symposium. 2020

Public talk or lecture, public/university, invited speaker, Liverpool Central library, Late-Victorian Literary Liverpool: A Symposium’, A day symposium. 2016

Public talk or lecture, Public and private, co-organier, National Identity Serminar Series co-organised with Prof Frank McDonough (History), LJMU, National Identity Seminar Series, renowned academics such as Sir Richard J. Evans, Gerry Smyth, Sarah Churchwell, Kate Williams and cultural practitioners such as Janet Suzman, Don Boyd and Stuart Maconie share their ideas with the public and university students alike. The lectures are available on the LJMU youtube site with Sir Richard Evans’s talk on ‘German National Identity’ racking up 230,000+ views to date, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-cK1XQcPQg. 2010

Editorial boards:

Melmoth: a Journal of the Victorian Gothic and Decadence, Editor, http://www.oscholarship.com/TO/Archive/Forty-five/Critic/critic.htm. 2008

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, British Association of Decadent Studies.

Member, British Association of Victorian Studies.