Alex Broadhead has been a permanent University Teacher in the English department since 2012. He specialises in the areas of Romantic writing, dialect in literature and literary linguistics. He has published articles and chapters on the language of William Wordsworth, Robert Burns and Josiah Relph. His forthcoming book on the language of Robert Burns (to be published by Bucknell University Press in late 2013) employs ideas from textual criticism, sociolinguistics and literary linguistics to explore the creative dimensions of his approach to literary style. In addition to this, he has co-authored three articles with Jane Hodson on dialect representation in the British novels and periodicals of the Romantic period.