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Octavia Cox

Dr Octavia Cox is Honorary Fellow at the University of Nottingham and teaches at the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford. She has published various peer-reviewed chapters and articles. Recent publications include chapters on the Ladies Poetical Magazine (in Women’s Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1690–1820s [Edinburgh University Press, 2018]), historicising Keats’ opium imagery through medical and literary discourses (in Psychopharmacology in British Literature and Culture, 1780–1900 [Palgrave Macmillan, 2020]) and the reverse-Robinsonade and the Woman of Colour (in Transatlantic Women Travelers, 1688–1843 [Bucknell University Press, 2021]). Her article examining the influence of Alexander Pope’s Iliad on the poetic taste of Southey, Coleridge and Wordsworth will be published in Romanticism in 2022. Her first monograph, Alexander Pope in the Romantic Age, is forthcoming. She is also currently researching a book provisionally titled Jane Austen and Counter-Genre.

Review: Hrileena Ghosh, John Keats’ Medical Notebook (rev.)

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