Department of English Studies

Dr J Pridmore

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: English Studies
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6217


  • PhD (UKZN) 

Fields of academic interests

  • Historiography and literary history of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Natal; iconography and representation of the Irish wolfhound in text and visual media, c. 1750-present. 


Book chapters:

  • 2008. Evil reputations: Wolves in the fiction of JRR Tolkien. In Davies, L.F. (Ed) The mirror crack’d: fear and horror in JRR Tolkien’s major works. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 

Journal articles

  • 2010. Hounds in the text: some fictions of Richard III. Myth & Symbol 6(2): 8-14.