Dr Louise Joy, Homerton

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Biographical Information:

I am a fellow and Director of Studies (Part I) at Homerton College.

Research Interests:

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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Selected Publications