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Part 1 - Scenes from the Storm Andrew Jackson - The Road to the Presidency A Drama. Part 2 - The Story of the Storm: Issues of History, Genre, and Truth in Scenes from the Storm (2023)
Thesis

‘Andrew Jackson, I am given to understand, was a patriot and a traitor. He was one of the greatest of generals, and wholly ignorant of the art of war. A writer brilliant, elegant, eloquent, and without being able to compose a correct sentence, or spe... Read More about Part 1 - Scenes from the Storm Andrew Jackson - The Road to the Presidency A Drama. Part 2 - The Story of the Storm: Issues of History, Genre, and Truth in Scenes from the Storm.

‘By creating plot texts, man learnt to distinguish plots in life and thus to make sense of life’: a discussion of narratology in the work of Juri Lotman (2022)
Journal Article

The overall aims of this article are to revisit one of the key contributions to narratology of the late twentieth century, Juri Lotman's The origin of plot in the light of typology of 1973, to attempt to determine its place in Lotman's work as a whol... Read More about ‘By creating plot texts, man learnt to distinguish plots in life and thus to make sense of life’: a discussion of narratology in the work of Juri Lotman.

1. Modern English. 2. The regenerating city: space, hauntings and youth culture in the post-millennial Manchester novel (2021)
Thesis

My thesis investigates space, hauntings and youth culture in Manchester with two projects: a novel and a critical dissertation. The novel is a coming-of-age story that takes place in Ashton-under-Lyne. Modern English explores the experience of gro... Read More about 1. Modern English. 2. The regenerating city: space, hauntings and youth culture in the post-millennial Manchester novel.

4:23 PM, Relaxant (2021)
Thesis

The practical component of this thesis is a collection of poems entitled 4:23 PM, Relaxant, which consists of an original collection of verse written mainly in the confessional tradition. The collection addresses a number of themes including family a... Read More about 4:23 PM, Relaxant.

Avenue (rue) Coloniale (2019)
Journal Article

This prose-poem is part of a larger critical-creative project on Montreal, which mixes memoir, feminist theory and literature. A key intertext is Nicole Brossard's French Kiss (1974), a celebration of language and desire. In Brossard’s counter-cultur... Read More about Avenue (rue) Coloniale.

“What they seek for is in themselves: Quaker Language and Thought in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century American literature." (2008)
Journal Article

This paper argues that Quakerism was an important influence on a number of eighteenth and nineteenth-century American writers. Looking at the work of, among others, Charles Brockden Brown, Robert Montgomery Bird, Ralph Waldo Emerson and John Greenlea... Read More about “What they seek for is in themselves: Quaker Language and Thought in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century American literature.".