Two Dreamers

Edward Sugden

King's College London

Edward Sugden is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in American Literature at King’s College London. His forthcoming book Emergent Worlds is currently under review. His work has appeared in J19 and Leviathan, while chapters will soon be appearing in Christopher Castiglia and Susan Gilman’s Neither the Time nor the Place and Cody Marr’s The New Melville. He was the co-organizer of the 2017 International Melville Society Conference.  


Edward Sugden’s paper will examine two fictional sleepers: from 1817, Rip van Winkle, and from 1888, Julian West, the protagonist of Edward Bellamy’s novel Looking Backwards. On going to sleep, Rip and West are subject... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Edward Sugden (King's College London)

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P67 » Other Humans (10:15 - Saturday, 24th March, Fiesta I-II)

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