Dr. Christine Berberich is Senior Lecturer in Twentieth-Century English Literature at the University of Portsmouth, UK. She has published widely in the field of national identity (constrution), and here particularly the issue of 'Englishness', as well as on individual authors such as Ford Madox Ford, Evelyn Waugh, Anthony Powell, George Orwell, Julian Barnes, Kazuo Ishiguro and W.G. Sebald. Her monograph The Image of the English Gentleman in Twentieth-Century Literature: Englishness & Nostalgia was published with Ashgate in 2007. She is co-editor of These Englands: Contemporary Conversations on National Identity (with Arthur Aughey, MUP, 2011), Land & Identity with Neil Campbell & Robert Hudson (Rodopi, 2011) and Affective Landscapes in Literature, Art and Everyday LIfe (forthcoming, Ashgate, also with Campbell / Hudson), and is editor of the Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction (Bloomsbury Continuum, 2014).