English Faculty Book Celebration 2023: recent publications by our Faculty members

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On 30 June, we held a reception to celebrate books by our Faculty members which have been published in the past year. The books cover a huge variety of topics, including: Shakespeare, Game of Thrones, the Mughal Empire, T S Eliot, Norse myths, Chaucer, Medieval England, Kojo Laing, and the histories of language, literature and food! The wide range of topics covered in these publications demonstrates the diversity of research taking place at the English Faculty. You can browse the titles in the gallery below, or scroll down for a full list.

Dr Anna Beer – Eve Bites Back: An Alternative History of English Literature

Dr Rachel Burns – Dr Rachel Burns and Dr Rafael Pascual – Tradition and Innovation in Old English Metre

Professor Nandini Das – Courting India: England, Mughal India and the Origins of Empire

Professor Peter Davidson – Arctic Elegies

Professor Robert Douglas-Fairhurst – Metamorphosis: A Life in Pieces

Dr Sophie Duncan – Searching for Juliet: The Lives and Deaths of Shakespeare's First Tragic Heroine

Dr Lyndall Gordon –The Hyacinth Girl: TS Eliot’s Hidden Muse

Dr Pelagia Goulimari – After Modernism: Women, Gender, Race

Dr Jane Griffiths – Little Silver

Dr Joseph Hankinson – Kojo Laing, Robert Browning and Affiliative Literature: Relational Worlds

Dr Ben Higgins – Shakespeare’s Syndicate

Professor Carolyne Larrington – Memory and Medievalism in George R.R. Martin and Game of Thrones: The Keeper of All Our Memories (eds. C. Larrington and A. Czarnowus)

Professor Caroline Larrington – The Norse Myths that Shape the Way We Think

Professor Francis Leneghan – Ideas of the World in Early Medieval England

Dr Amy Lidster – Publishing the History Play in the Time of Shakespeare: Stationers Shaping a Genre

Dr Tinashe Mushakavanhu – Ndabaningi Sithole: A Forgotten Founding Father

Dr Clare Morgan – Scar Tissue

Dr Clare Morgan – An Affair of the Heart

Dr Jennifer Nuttall – Mother Tongue: The Surprising History of Women's Words

Dr Jennifer Nuttall – Thomas Hoccleve: New Approaches

Dr Nicholas Perkins – Gifts and Books: From Ancient Myth to the Present

Dr Nicholas Perkins – The Gift of Narrative in Medieval England

Professor Diane Purkiss – English Food: A People's History

Dr Hannah Ryley – Re-using Manuscripts in Late Medieval England: Repairing, Recycling, Sharing

Dr Laura Seymour – Refusing to Behave in Early Modern Literature

Dr Tess Somervell – Reading Time in the Long Poem: Milton, Thomson and Wordsworth

Dr Hannah Sullivan – Was It for This

Dr Daniel Thomas – Dr Hannah Bailey, Dr Daniel Thomas, Dr Karl Kinsella – Architectural Representation in Medieval Textual and Material Culture

Professor Marion Turner – The Wife of Bath: A Biography

Professor Dirk Van Hulle – Genetic Criticism: Tracing Creativity in Literature

Professor Daniel Wakelin – Immaterial Texts in Late Medieval England