William HUGHES

Fellow of the Royal Historical Society

Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

The International Gothic Association

Secretary, 1991-1995

President, 2009-2013

Editor, Gothic Studies, 1995-2019

Member of the editorial boards of:

Gothic Studies

Gothic Nature Journal

Journal of Literature and Science

Dissections: The Journal of Contemporary Horror

Commissioning Editor for the Edinburgh Companions to the Gothic series; member of the editorial boards for the International Gothic Series and the Palgrave Gothic series.

Member of the judging panel for the 2015 and 2017 Allan Lloyd Smith Prize.

In Preparation

The Dome of Thought: Phrenology and the Nineteenth-Century Popular Imagination (Manchester University Press, 2020).

The Literary Vampire: An Edinburgh Companion, edited by William Hughes and John Edgar Browning (Edinburgh University Press, 2020).

Published

Suicide and the Gothic, edited by William Hughes and Andrew Smith (Manchester University Press, 2019).

Gothic Britain: Dark Places in the Provinces and Margins of the British Isles edited by William Hughes and Ruth Heholt (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2018.

Key Concepts in the Gothic (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018).

That Devil’s Trick: Hypnotism and the Victorian Popular Imagination (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015)

EcoGothic, edited by Andrew Smith and William Hughes (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2013)

The Historical Dictionary of Gothic Literature (Lanham MD: Scarecrow Press, 2013).

The Encyclopedia of the Gothic, edited by William Hughes, Andrew Smith and David Punter (Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2013), 2 vols.

The Victorian Gothic: An Edinburgh Companion, edited by William Hughes and Andrew Smith (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012).

Queering the Gothic, edited by William Hughes and Andrew Smith (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2009).

Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Readers’ Guides Series (London: Continuum, 2009)

Bram Stoker: Dracula, Readers’ Guides to Essential Criticism Series (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2008).

Bram Stoker, Dracula, with an Introduction by William Hughes and Notes by Diane Mason (Bath: Artswork Books, 2007).

Bram Stoker: A Bibliography, compiled by Richard Dalby and William Hughes (Westcliff-on-Sea: Desert Island Books, 2004).

Empire and the Gothic: Studies in the Ideology of Genre, edited by Andrew Smith and William Hughes (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2003).

Fictions of Unease: The Gothic from Otranto to The X–Filesedited by Andrew Smith, Diane Mason and William Hughes, eds, (Bath: Sulis Press, 2002).

Bram Stoker, The  Lady of the Shroud, annotated and edited by William Hughes (Westcliff-on-Sea: Desert Island Books, 2001).

Beyond Dracula: Bram Stoker’s Fiction and Its Cultural Context (Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2000).

Bram Stoker: History, Psychoanalysis and the Gothic, edited by William Hughes and Andrew Smith (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1998).

Bram Stoker. A Bibliography (Brisbane: Victorian Fiction Research Group, 1997).

Contemporary Writing and National Identity, edited by Tracey Hill and William Hughes (Bath: Sulis Press, 1995).