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Vicky Sparrow (English and Humanities)

“I object”: Legal subject and lyric subjectivity in the poetry of Anna Mendelssohn

This AHRC-funded thesis explores the poetry and poetics of the British poet and political activist, Anna Mendelssohn (1948-2009), also known as Grace Lake. The thesis considers how the pressures of the law upon subjectivity transform Mendelssohn's lyric self.

Supervisor (external): Professor Carol Watts