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Prof Sue Wiseman

  • Research

    Research

    Research overview

    Sue Wiseman’s research interests are in Renaissance and
    seventeenth-century writing and culture.

    At present she is researching non-elite writing in seventeenth century England.

    Specific current interests iclude the places of the 'English Renaissance'  - from the elites and yeomen of Derbyshire to the widows of Shoreditch as
    suggested by literature, culture and material evidence.

    She is interested in the literature of change and transformation;
    women's writing; writing of the early seventeenth century and writing
    of the Civil War and the writing of 'love'and on London.

    She has recently written on topics including the captivity narrative, complaint, the literary and legal generation of the idea of the 'gypsy'; wolf-transformation, wild children.

    In recent publications she has discussed writers including Katherine
    Austen, John Donne, Elizabeth Delaval, Celia Fiennes, Mary Rowlandson, John Eliot Lodowick Muggleton.

    She is PI on the project Written Worlds.

    She runs the London Renaissance Seminar.

    Research projects

    Written Worlds in Seventeenth-Century England: the Work of Non-elite Writing.

  • Supervision and teaching

    Supervision and teaching

    Supervision

    Sue Wiseman has experience of supervising to completion Phds on love
    elegy; sixteenth- and seventeenth-century drama and theatre; the popular discourse of the supernatural; the
    writing of death; women's poetry of the Renaissance and
    seventeenth-century; the writing of civil war. the psalms.

    She welcomes both proposals grounded in literary studies and those building outwards from such study towards other disciplines and areas.

    Current doctoral researchers

    • AMELIA ORMONDROYD WILLIAMS
    • ANDREW REGAN
    • GEORGINA TREVELYAN-CLARK
    • JENNY REID
    • MELISSA MARSH
    • REBECCA CLOSSICK
    • TORBEN LUND

    Doctoral alumni since 2013-14

    • JANE BASSETT
    • MASUDA QURESHI
    • ROBERT STEARN
    • SUSAN JONES
    • CATRIN GRIFFITHS
    • EVA-MARIA LAUENSTEIN
    • SAMANTHA SMITH

    Teaching

    Teaching modules

    • Creative Arts, Culture and Communication Postgraduate Research (AREN060Z8)
    • Telling the self (AREN163S5)
    • The Woman Question: Medieval to Renaissance (AREN194S7)
    • Shakespeare (AREN213S6)
    • Medieval and Early Modern Worlds (AREN293S7)
    • MA Medieval, Early Modern and Renaissance Studies Dissertation (AREN294D7)
    • Medieval and Renaissance Literatures (ENHU003S5)
    • Literature, Empire and Race (ENHU004S5)
    • The Novel: Writing the Modern World (ENHU009S5)
  • Publications

    Publications

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