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Doctor Gillian  Dow

Dr Gillian Dow

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Research interests Eighteenth-century literature and culture
  • Translation and reception history
  • The cross-channel migration of ideas in the period 1780-1830. 

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Since my appointment to the English Department at Southampton in 2005, I have been closely associated with Chawton House Library in Chawton, near Alton.  Chawton House is a centre for the study of the early women's writing, and I was seconded as Executive Director from 2014-January 2019.