James Aaron Green is an early-career researcher working in nineteenth-century studies, specializing in the intersections of popular fiction and science, and with additional interests in game studies. He has publications forthcoming in both these areas in the Journal of Victorian Culture, Gothic Studies, and Victorian Network.

He has been a Research Assistant for the COVE and BRANCH, operated by NAVSA, and Book Reviews Editor for the journal Literature & History (SAGE).


University of Exeter
Ph.D. in English (2019)
M.A in English Literary Studies (2015)
B.A. (Hons.) in English (2014)


Forthcoming (accepted):

‘”Short-Spanned Living Creatures’: Evolutionary Perspectives in Rhoda Broughton’s Not Wisely, but Too Well (1867)’, Journal of Victorian Culture, x.x (xxxx), pp. x-x.

‘”Aren’t you Maria?”: The Gothic and the Uncanny in Silent Hill 2, Gothic Studies, 23.1 (xxxx), pp. x-x.

‘”The Value of an Opera Glass”: Spectacle, Surveillance and Modern Visuality in M. E. Braddon’s The Trail of the Serpent (1860)’, Victorian Network, x.x (xxxx), pp. x-x.


Book Reviews:

Review of Helena Ifill, Creating Character: Theories of Nature and Nurture in Victorian Sensation Fiction (Manchester: Manchester UP, 2018)‘. British Society for Literature & Science (BSLS).

Review of Karin Koehler, Thomas Hardy and Victorian Communication: Letters, Telegrams and Postal Systems (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017)’. British Society for Literature & Science (BSLS)

Blog Posts


    Sensation Fiction and Modernity (3-year SWW DTP/AHRC-funded)


    British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS)
    Victorian Popular Fiction Association (VPFA)

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