Mr. James Bernthal
Gender and Sexuality, English Literature
University of Exeter
Agatha Christie and queer theory. I am interested in masquerade, and in approaching golden age detective writers from a camp perspective. In the future, I would like to carry out projects related to Gladys Mitchell and Dorothy Bowers.
Agatha Christie, detective fiction, feminism, queer, gender, sexuality, masquerade, camp.
I am a researcher at the university of Exeter. My PhD thesis is "Queering the Outcast in Agatha Christie, 1920-1950" (AHRC-funded). My supervisors are Dr. Vike Plock (English) and Prof. Lisa Downing (Modern Languages)