Nils Clausson, who received his Ph.D. from Dalhousie University, has taught at the University of Regina (Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada) since 1984. Prior to that he taught at Trent University, Guelph University, and the University of Alberta, and was a research associate at the Disraeli Project (Queen's University at Kingston) for two years. His primary areas of research are Victorian and early twentieth-century British literature, the detective story (including Arthur Conan Doyle), and the theory and practice of genre criticism. He has published on Benjamin Disraeli, Matthew Arnold, Oscar Wilde, H. G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, Wilfred Owen, and D. H. Lawrence. His articles on Disraeli have appeared in The Victorian Newsletter, Critical Survey, and Dickens Studies Annual. He is the author of the bibliographic article on Disraeli in Oxford University Press's Online Bibliographies series (uploaded March 2014). He coordinated the International Arthur Conan Doyle Symposium at the University of Regina in 2008 and in 2009 was invited by the Westminster Libraries (London) to lecture on Conan Doyle's novel The Lost World as part of the sesquicentennial celebration of Conan Doyle's birth.
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