Prof Matthew GIBSON

Prof Matthew GIBSON

Associate Professor

Programme Coordinator of Master in English Studies
(853) 8822 8231

Consultation Hours
Tuesday and Friday 3 pm-4 pm
Thursday 11 am-12 pm

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He gained his first degree in English Language and Literature at the University of Birmingham in 1989, and was awarded his PH.D by Royal Holloway, University of London in 1994.

Research Interests

Matthew’s main research areas are W.B. Yeats and philosophy, Modernism, the nineteenth-century European Gothic and Fantastic literature, Bulgarian Book History and Literary Theory.

Matthew would be interested in supervising M.A.s/PhDs in the areas of the Gothic literature, Modernism, Romanticism and Literary Theory.


Matthew Gibson joined the University of Macau in 2012 as an Associate Professor of English Literature. After completing his PH.D in 1994, he taught at universities in Poland and Bulgaria for some years before returning to work in Britain at various institutions, including the University of Surrey and the University of Hull, where he worked for the MA in Translation Studies.

Selected Publications
  • Gibson, M. (2000) Yeats, Coleridge and the Romantic Sage.London: Macmillan Press; New York: St Martin’s Press.
  • Gibson, M. (2006) Dracula and the Eastern Question: British and French Vampire Narratives of the Nineteenth Century Near East. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Gibson, M. (2011) Contradictory Images: the Conflicting Influences of Bergson and James on T.E. Hulme, and their Consequences for Imagism. Review of English Studies 62(254): 275-95.
  • Gibson, M. (2013) The Fantastic and European Gothic: History, Literature and the French Revolution.Cardiff: University of Wales Press.
  • Gibson, M. (2018) Cities of Destruction: Bunyan’s The Pilgrims’ Progress in the Dystopian Visions of Huxley and  Orwell.’ Extrapolation 59:2: 124-148.