John Marland studied Philosophy before taking his second BA
degree in English and American Literature. He taught at the
Universities of Kent and London before coming to YSJ in 1993.
Much of his work is interdisciplinary in nature, and he teaches
across three BA programmes within the Faculty of Arts: English
Literature, Film & Television Production and Media
John specialises in Shakespeare, Narrative Theory, Film
Research interests include the impact of psychoanalysis on
literary modernism, narrative consciousness in the work of Samuel
Beckett, and the theory and practice of film adaptation.