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Marty  Gould

Marty Gould

Marty Gould
Associate Professor


Office: CPR 358-F
Phone: 813/974-9474



I come to USF from the University of Iowa, where I completed my doctoral work in nineteenth-century British literature and culture. In addition to an MA in English (Univ. of Arkansas, 1998) I hold a Master’s degree in Southern Studies (Univ. of Mississippi, 2003).

My interest in the convergence of literature and popular culture can be seen in my first book, The Nineteenth-Century Theatre and the Imperial Encounter (Routledge, 2011), which examines the intersection of global politics, imperial ideology, and popular entertainment. My current project takes this interest in popular culture and theatre in a new direction, as I look at nineteenth-century dramatizations of the novels of Charles Dickens. These broad areas of research—empire, theatre, adaptation, the novel—also strongly inform my teaching. Other interests include Edwardian and Neo-Victorian literature.

In 2015, I was awarded a Marie Curie IIF Fellowship. With the support of this 2-year fellowship—funded by the European Union and sponsored by Brunel University—I am currently living in London, England, where I am immersed in a research project on Dickens and the nineteenth-century stage.


PhD, University of Iowa, 2005


19th-century British literature, the cultural expressions of empire, theatre studies, adaptation studies

Specialty Area

Victorian literature

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
87580ENG 7980012Dissertation: Doctoral

TBA 100