Dr Louise Joy, Homerton
I am a fellow and Director of Studies (Part I) at Homerton College.
Literature of the long eighteenth century: eighteenth-century prose fiction; literature for children and young people; literature and the emotions; literature and philosophy; didactic writing; literature and education; British responses to the French Revolution; 1790s radicalism. I am currently completing a book on eighteenth-century didacticism and the regulation of emotion.
The history and theory of children's literature.
Areas of Graduate Supervision:
I teach on the MPhil in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Studies and the MPhil in Critical Approaches to Children's Literature (Education Faculty). I welcome applications from graduate students interested in working on any of the above.
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- The Aesthetics of Children’s Poetry: A Study of Children’s Verse in English, ed. with Katherine Wakely-Mulroney (Aldershot: Ashgate, forthcoming 2015)
- Literature’s Children: Children’s Literature and the Art of Idealisation (London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming 2014)
- Poetry and Childhood, ed. with Morag Styles and David Whitley. Foreword, Andrew Motion (Trentham Press, 2010)
- ‘The Comic Mode’, in The Aesthetics of Children’s Poetry: A Study of Children’s Verse in English, ed. with Katherine Wakely-Mulroney (Aldershot: Ashgate, forthcoming 2015)
- ‘“Face to face” or “side by side”? Eroticised friendship in Malcolm Saville’s Lone Pine series’, Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, 14:1 (forthcoming 2014)
- ‘Relative obscurity: the emotions of words, paint and sound in eighteenth-century literary criticism', History of European Ideas (forthcoming 2013)
- ‘Tolkien’s Language’, in J.R.R. Tolkien, ed. Peter Hunt (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), 74-87
- ‘Morbid pathos in Isaac Watts’s Philosophy of Affectionate Religion’, Literature and Theology, 27:3 (September 2013), 297–312
- ‘From passion to affection: the art of the philosophical in eighteenth-century poetics’, Philosophy and Literature, 37:1 (April 2013), 72-87
- ‘“Snivelling like a kid”: Edith Nesbit and the child’s tears’, in Towards a Lachrymology: Tears in Literature & Cultural History, ed. Tim Webb, Litteraria Pragenzia: Studies in Literature and Culture, 22:43 (2012), 128-143
- ‘Emotions in Translation: Helen Maria Williams and British femininity’, Studies in Romanticism, 50:1 (Spring 2011), 145-171
- ‘Novel Feelings: Emma Courtney’s Point of View,’ European Romantic Review, 21:2 (2010), 221-234
- ‘Wordsworth and Mournful Adolescence’ in Poetry and Childhood, eds. Morag Styles, Louise Joy, David Whitley. Foreword, Andrew Motion (Trentham Press, 2010), pp. 55-61
- ‘Saint Leon and the Culture of the Heart,’ History of European Ideas, 33 (2007), 40-53
- ‘Andrew O’Malley, Children’s Literature, Popular Culture, and Robinson Crusoe’, in International Research in Children's Literature (2013)
- ‘Christopher Parkes, Children’s Literature and Capitalism: Fictions of Social Mobility in Britain, 1850-1914’, in International Research in Children's Literature (2013)
- ‘Michele J. Smith, Empire in British Girls’ Literature and Culture: Imperial Girls, 1880-1915’, in International Research in Children's Literature (2013)
- ‘Barbara Taylor, Wollstonecraft and the Feminist Imagination’, in Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy (2003)
Articles and Book Chapters