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

  • Literary and cultural theory
  • Medieval Studies
  • Medievalism
  • The Gothic
  • Decadence and aestheticism
  • Horror and the supernatural
  • Magic and occultism
  • Irish literature
  • Modernism
  • Historicity
  • Theory and philosophy of history
  • Literature and continental philosophy
  • Literature and technology
  • Literature, science and religion

Courses taught

Tags: English, Literature, Litteratur og litteraturvitenskap, Engelsk litteratur, Engelskspråklig litteratur, Medieval Studies, medievalism, Magic, occult, occultism, Theory and method, Literary Theory, Literary History, Litteraturteori, Litteraturhistorie, Litteraturvitenskap, Litteraturkritikk, Intellectual history, History of ideas, Historisk teori og metode, History of knowledge, Historieteori, Historie- og kulturfilosofi, Gothic, Horror, Middelalder, Middelalderstudier, Continental Philosophy, Kulturhistorie, kulturstudier, Kulturteori, Death and immortality, irsk litteratur, irish literature, irish studies, Modernisme, modernist literature, Modernism, modernisme/postmodernisme, deconstruction, Phenomenology, Hermeneutikk, Hermeneutics, philosophy of history, theory of history, historiography, Historiografi, literature and science, literature and religion, decadence, decadent movement, aestheticism, Aesthetics


  • McWilliams, Stuart (2018). Move Fast and Break Frames: The Question Concerning Luddism, In Bram Lambrecht & Matthias Somers (ed.),  Writing Literary History, 1900-1950.  Peeters Publishers.  ISBN 978-90-429-3629-4.  Chapter 12.  s 169 - 184
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2017). Magic, In Sian Echard & Robert Rouse (ed.),  The Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature in Britain.  Wiley-Blackwell.  ISBN 1118396987.  Magic.
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2017). The Guilt of the Past: Medievalist Closures and Disclosures. Rethinking history.  ISSN 1364-2529.  21(2), s 235- 254
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2016). After Dis/enchantment: The Profanity of the Human Sciences, In Peik Ingman; Terhi Utriainen; Tuija Hovi & Måns Broo (ed.),  The Relational Dynamics of Enchantment and Sacralization: Changing the Terms of the Religion Versus Secularity Debate.  Equinox Publishing.  ISBN 9781781794746.  Chapter 13.  s 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), s 59- 85
  • McWilliams, Stuart (2013). Magical Thinking: History, Possibility, and the Idea of the Occult. Bloomsbury Academic.  ISBN 1472508580.  200 s.
  • McWilliams, Stuart (ed.) (2012). Saints and Scholars: New Perspectives on Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture. Boydell & Brewer.  ISBN 9781843843030.  288 s.
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