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Terence Rodgers

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Personal statement

Terence Rodgers is head of the Department of Film and Media Production . He formerly lectured in history and cultural studies at the universities of Edinburgh, Exeter and Obirin university (Japan). Since joining Bath Spa, he has been active in curriculum development and innovation, devising programmes in creative arts, environment and culture and MA provision. He was responsible for the introduction and development of the BA in Creative Arts in 1994, Cultural Studies as a new subject at Bath Spa in 1997, and more recently in 2006, the introduction of the BA in Film and Screen Studies.

 He is co-editor of Grant Allan; Literature and Cultural Politics and the Fin de Siècle (Ashgate 2005) and is the author of a number of articles on cultural history, including contributions to Literature and History (2003) and Women: A Cultural Review (2003). He is also a contributor to the New Dictionary of National Biography (2004)). Earlier in his career, he published work in Social History, Business History, and the Scottish Labour History Review. He is currently working on a study of book clubs in Britain in the 20th century.

Terence Rodgers is a member of various academic societies, including the Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association and the Social History Society

His teaching interests include Film and British National Identity, Film Noir, Media History, Cultural Philosophy and the History of Ideas.

  • BA University of Stirling
  • PhD University of Edinburgh.

Professional memberships

  • Media, Communications and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA)
  • South West Screen Studies Network
  • Association for Research into Popular Fictions
  • Social History Society of UK. [Member of Executive Committee 2000-2003].

Teaching specialism

  • Research Practice
  • Film History and Theory
  • Popular Fictions
  • Media History
  • Cultural Philosophy/History of Ideas.

Research and academic outputs

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Grant Allen and cultural politics at the fin de siècle
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Rodgers, T and Greenslade, W (2005) Grant Allen and cultural politics at the fin de siècle. Ashgate, Aldershot. ISBN 9780754608653


Resituating Grant Allen: writing, radicalism and modernity
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Rodgers, T and Greenslade, W (2005) 'Resituating Grant Allen: writing, radicalism and modernity.' In: Greenslade, W and Rodgers, T, eds. Grant Allen: literature and cultural politics in the fin de siècle. Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 1-22. ISBN 9780754608653


Sir Allan MacGregor Smith
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Rodgers, T (2004) 'Sir Allan MacGregor Smith.' In: Matthew, H and Harrison, B, eds. Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780198614111


The extraordinary Dr Nikola: Guy Boothby and pulp fiction at the fin de siecle (introductory essay)
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Rodgers, T (1999) 'The extraordinary Dr Nikola: Guy Boothby and pulp fiction at the fin de siecle (introductory essay).' In: G. Boothby's Dr. Nikola: occult adventurer. Pulp Publications. ISBN 9781902058177


Queer fascinations: Rider Haggard, imperial Gothic and the Orient
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Rodgers, T (1997) 'Queer fascinations: Rider Haggard, imperial Gothic and the Orient.' In: Hill, T, ed. Decadence and danger: writing, history and the fin de siecle. Sulis, Bath. ISBN 9780952685623


Empires of the imagination: Rider Haggard, popular fiction and Africa
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Rodgers, T (1997) 'Empires of the imagination: Rider Haggard, popular fiction and Africa.' In: Msiska, M.H and Hyland, P, eds. Writing and Africa. Crosscurrents. Comparative studies in European literature and philosophy . Longman, London. ISBN 058221419X


The Right Book Club: text wars, modernity and cultural politics in the late thirties
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Rodgers, T (2003) 'The Right Book Club: text wars, modernity and cultural politics in the late thirties.' Literature and History, 12 (2). pp. 1-15. ISSN 0306-1973


Restless desire: Rider Haggard, orientalism and the new woman
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Rodgers, T (1999) 'Restless desire: Rider Haggard, orientalism and the new woman.' Women: A Cultural Review, 10 (1). pp. 35-46. ISSN 0957-4042


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