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  • 15 Feb 2022
    Catriona Livingstone

    Virginia Woolf, Science, Radio and Identity

    Sometimes, during research, what appears to be a narrow, well-charted path opens out into a startling vista. In 2016, my PhD supervisor, Anna Snaith, advised me to look at the transcripts of early radio broadcasts that were printed in the BBC magazine The Listener. I had just begun the research for a PhD thesis on […]

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  • 27 Aug 2019
    Eve C. Sorum

    Modernist Empathy Now?

    Barack Obama was the empathy president. I don’t say this simply because of some of his more famous uses of the term—for example, when he described his criteria for Supreme Court nominees in May 2009 as including “that quality of empathy, of understanding and identifying with people’s hopes and struggles as an essential ingredient for […]

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  • 9 Mar 2017
    Gill Plain, Susan Sellers

    International Women’s Day: spotlight on feminist literary criticism

    To celebrate International Women's Day from the 6th - 10th March 2017 we will be sharing brand new blog content from our authors which explore the themes of 'IWD 2017' and continue the discussion on feminism and women today and through the ages. In this blog post Gill Plain and Susan Sellers, authors of A History of Feminist Literary Criticism, ask whether we are now in a post-feminist era

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