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Self, consciousness and agency in the egoist (2017)
Journal Article
Davis, M. (2017). Self, consciousness and agency in the egoist. Journal of Victorian Culture, 22(4), 536-552. https://doi.org/10.1080/13555502.2017.1318298

© 2017 Leeds Trinity University. This article re-reads representations of the self and agency in George Meredith’s The Egoist (1879) by drawing new connections between the novel and Victorian psychological theory. Critical discussions of The Egoist a... Read More about Self, consciousness and agency in the egoist.

Psychology and literature (2015)
Book Chapter
Davis, M. (2015). Psychology and literature. In L. Behlman, & A. Longmuir (Eds.), Victorian Literature: Criticism and Debates, 250-257. Routledge

Psychology and literature

Psychology and the idea of character (2011)
Book Chapter
Davis, M. (2011). Psychology and the idea of character. In J. Kucich, & J. Bourne Taylor (Eds.), The Oxford History of the Novel in EnglishOxford University Press

George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Psychology: Exploring the Unmapped Country. (2006)
Book
Davis, M. (2006). George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Psychology: Exploring the Unmapped Country. Ashgate

In his study of Eliot as a psychological novelist, Michael Davis examines Eliot's writings in the context of a large volume of nineteenth-century scientific writing about the mind. Eliot, Davis argues, manipulated scientific language in often subvers... Read More about George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Psychology: Exploring the Unmapped Country..

The multi-disciplinary evaluation of a national agri-environment scheme (2003)
Journal Article
Curry, N., Carey, P. D., Short, C., Morris, C., Hunt, J., Priscott, A., …Firbank, L. G. (2003). The multi-disciplinary evaluation of a national agri-environment scheme. Journal of Environmental Management, 69(1), 71-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0301-4797%2803%2900120-8

With an increasing amount of public funds being spent on agri-environmental schemes effective methods have to be developed to evaluate them. As many schemes have multiple objectives there is a need for a multi-disciplinary approach to any evaluation.... Read More about The multi-disciplinary evaluation of a national agri-environment scheme.


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