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Emma Butcher

Emma is a second-year AHRC doctoral candidate at Hull University.

Her thesis responds to the Brontës as commentators of war, looking at representations of conflict and military masculinity in their juvenilia. A keen tweeter and blogger, she can be found both here and here: EmmaButcher_.


Post: “Take me – one kiss – ”: The Active Silence in the Shelleys’ 1814 Love Letters.

Lucy Johnson is in her third year of an English PhD at the University of Chester.  Her thesis examines representations of the ‘metaleptic echo’ in the writing of Mary Shelley and Percy Bysshe Shelley.  She is … Continue reading

Post: Victorian Legacies: Sir Walter Scott in Context

by Emma Butcher The blow is struck—the lyre is shattered–the music is hushed at length. The greatest—the most various–the most commanding genius of modern times has left us to seek for that successor to his … Continue reading

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