Prof. Matthew Beaumont

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Matthew runs the Cities Imaginaries project as part of UCL's Urban Lab, where he looks at the metropolitan city in literature.

Prof. Matthew Beaumont

About Matthew Beaumont

Matthew is a Professor of English Literature at University College London in the UK, where he is Co-Director of the UCL Urban Laboratory and runs the Cities Imaginaries strand of the project.

Matthew's work focuses on representations of the metropolitan city, particularly at nighttime. He also studies nineteenth-century literature, film, crime fiction, utopian and dystopian literature, and many other genres of English literature and literary theory.

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