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Dr Jill Marsden is Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the BA English degree and BA English and Creative Writing. She is the author of After Nietzsche: Notes Towards a Philosophy of Ecstasy (Palgrave 2002) and a range of other publications on Nietzsche, literary modernism, and continental philosophy. On the BA English degree, she teaches ‘Introduction to Literature: Form and Genre’, ‘Classics of American Literature’, ‘Aspects of Prose Fiction’, ‘Narrative Representations of Female Desire’ and ‘Ambivalent Intimacies: Reading Contemporary British Fiction’. Her research interests embrace all aspects of ‘literary thinking’, particularly the affinities between philosophy and literature. She welcomes applications from PhD students exploring topics in modernism, aesthetics, women’s writing, and nineteenth and twentieth-century fiction.