Andrew Gaedtke

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Research Interests

British and Irish Modernism, Contemporary Fiction, Narratology, Disability Studies, Medical Humanities, History of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science, Media Theory


  • (115) Intro to British Literature
  • (213) Modernism and Modernity
  • (219) Literature and Medicine
  • (247) Doppelgangers, Doubles, and Divided Minds
  • (300) Literature of War: Disability, Gender, and Modernism
  • (301) Critical Approaches to Literature
  • (442) British Literature Since 1930: Returns of the Repressed
  • (500) Intro to Theory and Research
  • (543) The Minds of Modernism
  • (563) Neurodiversity, Self-Narration, and the (Post-)Human
  • (578) Affect, Cognition, The Human

Education/Academic qualification

English, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

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Research Output 2008 2017

  • 5 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 2 Book/Film/Article review
  • 1 Book
Mental Illness

Neuromodernism: Diagnosis and Disability in Will Self’s Umbrella

Gaedtke, A., Jun 1 2015, In : MFS - Modern Fiction Studies. 61, 2, p. 271-294 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Critical Method
Literary Studies

'Prey to Communications': Samuel Beckett and the Simulation of Psychosis

Gaedtke, A., 2015, In : Modernist Cultures. 10, 2, p. 227-249

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Samuel Beckett
Electronic Media

Halluci-nation: Mental Illness, Modernity, and Metaphoricity in Salman Rushdie’s Midnight’s Children

Gaedtke, A., Dec 1 2014, In : Contemporary Literature. 55, 4, p. 701-725 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Illness
Midnight's Children
Salman Rushdie