Senior Faculty:

Current and Recent PhD Students and Research Topics:

  • Christopher Townsend – ‘Romantic Berkeley: Berkeleian Thought in Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth’
  • Katherine Wakely-Mulroney – ‘”Where You Cannot See to Read”: Memorisation and Mental Space in the Work of Isaac Watts and Lewis Carroll’
  • Alex Wright – ‘William Cave (1637-1713) and the fortunes of ‘historia literaria’ in England’
  • Chao-Chi Yen – ‘”By Distance Ruralised”: Memories and Rural Visions in William Wordsworth and John Constable’
  • Oliver Melvill – ‘A Romantic Education: “Emile” or, The Modern Prometheus’
  • Dylan Carver – ‘Gothic Poetics in the Eighteenth Century’
  • Julia Gantman – ‘Coleridge’s Notebooks: From Self-Awareness to Social Consciousness’
  • Eliza Haughton-Shaw – ‘The Wound and the Show: Sentiment and Suffering in Writing by Sterne, Wordsworth, Dickens and Lear’
  • Alexander Hobday – ‘Promiscuity and Politeness: The Eighteenth-Century Crisis of Masculinity’
  • Zoe Jennings – ‘Grace and Nature: The Dynamics of Literary and Cosmic Creation in the Work of Alexander Pope’
  • Jessica Lim – ‘Unpacking the “Barbauld Crew”: tracing the reception and influence of Anna Laetitia Barbauld’s children’s literature’
  • Ephraim Levinson – ‘Rethinking Antiquarianism through the Work of Thomas Gray and Thomas Percy’
  • Jai Rane, ‘Writing Thought in Pope’s Poetics’
  • Robert Scott, ‘Veil After Veil: Hegel and English Romantic Poetics’