Current students

Current English Literature PhD students

Sibyl Adam

The Everyday in Narratives of Muslim Women Migrating to the UK 1906 - 2012

Sibyl Adam

Mahdi Ziaei

Vice as a Comic Device in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Comedies

Mahdi Alizadeh Ziaei

Victoria Anker

The performance of rituals and ceremonies of power in 1640s England

Victoria Anker

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Working title: Community, Citizenship and the Commonwealth in Shakespeare’s Comedies

Laura Beattie

"Hence this hapax legomenon”: radio broadcasting and the archipelagic modernism of Hugh MacDiarmid

James Benstead

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The Administered Life: Women, Fiction and the Welfare State, 1945-1979

Sarah Bernstein

Natalie Carthy

The Hereditary Curse: Senecan tropes of inheritance and mortality in early modern revenge tragedy

Natalie Carthy

Yanbing Er

Evoking Elsewhere: An Aesthetics of Sexual Difference in Contemporary Women’s Writing

Yanbing Er

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Perfect Deformity: Caricature and the Literature of the Romantic Period

Olivia Ferguson

Voicing the double: The use of the auditory in literary and psychoanalytic doubling

Siobhan Fitzgerald

Maria Fusco

Prey for Worms: Isoglosses and Language Materiality

Maria Fusco

Alison Garden

Empathy, Alterity and the Transnational Imagination in the work of Colum McCann

Alison Garden

Aisleen Hunter

Evocative Objects: A Reading of Resonant Things and Material Encounters in Victorian Writers’ House/Museum

Aislinn Hunter

Lucy Linforth

Fragments of the Past: Walter Scott, Material Culture and the Antiquarian Imagination

Lucy Linforth

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Female Marginality in Arthurian Literature

Phoebe Linton

Justine Seran

Rewriting (Inter)Subjectivity: Australian Aboriginal and Aotearoa/New Zealand Maori Women Writers

Justine Seran

Sarah Sharp

'The Graveyard Politic': Death and Nation in Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine

Sarah Sharp

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Masculinity in Crisis: Late Capitalism and Models of Manhood in Contemporary American Fiction

Harriet Stilley

Extreme Figurations in Contemporary American Fiction

Emma Sullivan

Jacqueline Thompson

Lifting the Lino (Creative); The Domestic Worlds of Kathleen Jamie (Thesis)

Jacqueline Thompson

Simon Trub

The Poetics of post-1945 Epic Poetry

Simon Trub

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The political influence of Anne Boleyn at the court of Henry VIII.

Tessa Marlou van Gendt

Brian Wall

Transatlantic Law and Literature

Brian Wall

Iain Williams

‘Something Real American’: Authenticity in the Work of David Foster Wallace

Iain Williams


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