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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. Specific current interests
    include the writing of night 1540-1650 and, particularly,
    investigation of 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.

    She has recently written on topics including the captivity narrative, complaint, 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 runs the London Renaissance Seminar with Dr Elizabeth Scott-Baumann.

  • 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

    • ANDREW REGAN
    • GEORGINA TREVELYAN-CLARK
    • MELISSA MARSH
    • REBECCA CLOSSICK
    • TORBEN LUND

    Doctoral alumni

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

    Teaching

    Teaching modules

    • Connecting the Arts (AREN126S5)
    • European Drama and Theatre: Gods, Ideas and Adaptations (AREN247S5)
    • Medieval and Renaissance Body, Mind, and Soul (AREN259S6)
    • Medieval and Renaissance Literatures (ENHU003S5)
    • Literature, Empire and Race (ENHU004S5)
    • New Directions in Cultural and Critical Studies (ENHU004S7)
    • The Novel: Writing the Modern World (ENHU009S5)
  • Publications

    Publications

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