Stuart Mcwilliams

Senior Lecturer - English Language Literature
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Phone +47 22856713
Room 709
Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treschows hus 0316 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1003 Blindern 0316 Oslo

Academic interests

  • British literature
  • British cultural history
  • Irish literature
  • Literary and cultural theory
  • Medieval Studies and medievalism
  • Historicity
  • Literature and the supernatural
  • Magic and occultism
  • Modernism
  • Theory and philosophy of history
  • Literature and continental philosophy
  • Literature and technology
  • Literature, science and religion

Courses taught

Tags: English literature, English, British Literature, British Studies, American Studies, Irish Literature, Irish Studies, Aesthetics, Literature, Literary Theory


  • McWilliams, Stuart (2021). Morbid Solidarity: Remains, Afterlives, and the Commune of Saints. In Matthews, David & Sanders, Michael (Ed.), Subaltern Medievalisms: Medievalism 'from below' in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Boydell & Brewer. ISSN 9781843845782. p. 160–174.
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2019). Delay: An Interlude, An Abeyance, A Ghost Story. In Alho, Tommi; Finch, Jason & Sell, Roger D. (Ed.), Renaissance Man: Essays on Literature and Culture for Anthony W. Johnson. John Benjamins Publishing Company. ISSN 9789027204257. p. 243–247. doi: 10.1075/fillm.11.11mcw.
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2018). Move Fast and Break Frames: The Question Concerning Luddism. In Lambrecht, Bram & Somers, Matthias (Ed.), Writing Literary History, 1900-1950. Peeters Publishers. ISSN 978-90-429-3629-4. p. 169–184.
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2017). Magic. In Echard, Sian & Rouse, Robert (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain. Wiley-Blackwell. ISSN 1118396987.
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2017). The Guilt of the Past: Medievalist Closures and Disclosures. Rethinking history. ISSN 1364-2529. 21(2), p. 235–254. doi: 10.1080/13642529.2017.1304002.
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2016). After Dis/enchantment: The Profanity of the Human Sciences. In Ingman, Peik; Utriainen, Terhi; Hovi, Tuija & Broo, Måns (Ed.), The Relational Dynamics of Enchantment and Sacralization: Changing the Terms of the Religion Versus Secularity Debate. Equinox Publishing. ISSN 9781781794746. p. 251–266.
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2016). Aleister Crowley's Graphomania and the Transformations of Magical Inscriptivity. Preternature Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural. ISSN 2161-2196. 5(1), p. 59–85.

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  • McWilliams, Stuart (2013). Magical Thinking: History, Possibility, and the Idea of the Occult. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 1472508580. 200 p.
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2012). Saints and Scholars: New Perspectives on Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture. Boydell & Brewer. ISBN 9781843843030. 288 p.

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Published Aug. 9, 2018 10:44 AM - Last modified May 31, 2022 12:02 PM