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Southampton Centre for Nineteenth-Century Research

SCNR PGR Community

We are always keen to hear from new members so if you would like to be added to the SCNR PGR mailing list please contact Katie Holdway:

We are, in addition, always developing new undergraduate modules on nineteenth-century topics. More information about undergraduate programmes which include such modules can be found here on the Humanities Undergraduate website.


NameDepartmentFunding BodyProject Title
Sharifa Alshahrni Modern Languages and Linguistics Saudi Government Translating comics into Arabic as multi-semiotic text
Alyssa-Caroline Burnette English   "I Fear my Restless Mind Will Become Feeble": How the Victorian Patriarchy Created 'Mad Madame La Laurie'
Ellen Cheshire Film   Cinema as a place of fear and wonder
Laura Cox English SWW DTP Thomas Hardy and Wessex Women: The roles and representation of female landowners in Dorset and Hampshire, 1870-1914
Alison Daniell English   The lived experiences of women under coverture during the long eighteenth century and the reflection of those experiences in female-authored fiction of the period
Alastair Dawson English SWW DTP Cross-Channel Women's Education Discourse 1750-1815
Stephen Edwards English   The Politics of Sympathy in the Popular Fiction of Mary Ward and Marie Corelli, 1886-1908
Tom Heritage Social Sciences Economic and Social Research Council The Elderly Populations of England and Wales, 1851-1911: A Comparative Study of Selected Countries 
Katie Holdway English Wolfson Foundation Pickwick in the Papers: Dickens and the Politics of Appropriation in the Newspaper Press, 1836-1900
Yuejie Liu English China Scholarship Council Nature and Humanity: A Comparative Study Between the Novels of Shen Congwen and Thomas Hardy
Alberto Martin Music SWW DTP Isaac Albéniz's musical world: style, influence and intertext
Joan McGavin Creative Writing   Identity in the making: life masks, death masks and making in poetry
Clare Merivale Music SWW DTP The cultural transfer of Italian opera in the early nineteenth century
Kerry Parker English   The bad-marriage novels of Lady Charlotte Bury (1775-1861)
Jennifer Scott English Wolfson Foundation Fame, Fetish and Fiction: Marie Corelli, Oscar Wilde and Fin de Siècle Literary Celebrity
Eleanor Hopkins English SWW DTP Postal Bodies: Imaging Communication and Transportation Infrastructures in Nineteenth-Century Literature
Joyce Tang Music   Shifting Ideals of 'Tone' in grand pianos of 1880 to 1904
Huimin Wang English China Scholarship Council A comparative study of Shakespearean dramas and Chinese Kun Opera
Sophie Welsh English SWW DTP Thomas Hardy’s Cartography
Katy Whitaker Archaeology SWW DTP The role of sarsen stone in southern Britain: an archaeological and ethnohistorical approach to an ancient industry
Zack White History Archival Studentship (University of Southampton) Plunder, Provosts and Punishment: Discipline Under Wellington's Command, 1808-1815
Carla Wiggs Philosophy AHRC Kierkegaard's Portrayal of the Three Spheres of Existence: A Challenge to the 'Tiered' Interpretation

(Southampton images reproduced by kind permission of the Southampton City Council SeaCity Museum.)

Southampton circa 1880
Southampton circa 1880
Southampton circa 1880
Southampton circa 1880
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