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Ruth Knezevich

Ruth Knezevich is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Otago (Dunedin, New Zealand) where she is working on a Marsden-funded project on the nineteenth-century Porter family—novelists Jane and Anna Maria Porter and their brother, the artist and traveller Robert Ker Porter.

She received her PhD in 2015 from the University of Missouri for her research on footnotes in late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth-century literary works; she continues this research with a distant reading of the footnote in women’s writing of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.


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