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Southampton Centre for Nineteenth-Century Research

Current PhD Projects

Please see below for information about projects currently being undertaken by our PGRs: 


NameDepartmentFunding BodyProject Title
Diana Venegas Butt Music   Les Belles de Nuit; Women Writing Waltzes in 19th Century Paris
Jennifer Scott English Wolfson Foundation Fame, Fetish and Fiction: Marie Corelli, Oscar Wilde and Fin de Siècle Literary Celebrity
Matthew Ryan-East English   Englishness and Otherness in the English Fairytale Collections of Joseph Jacobs, 1890-1900
Stephen Edwards English   Mary Ward, Marie Corelli and the Faith of Romance
Yuejie Liu English China Scholarship Council Nature and Humanity: A Comparative Study Between the Novels of Shen Congwen and Thomas Hardy
Carla Wiggs Philosophy   Kierkegaard's Portrayal of the Three Spheres of Existence: A Challenge to the 'Tiered' Interpretation
Victoria Hinks-Sleep English   The Resurrection of the Mummy in the Long Nineteenth Century
Tom Heritage Social Sciences   The Elderly Populations of England and Wales, 1851-1911: A Comparative Study of Selected Counties
Janet Carter English   Fashioning Female Identity: A Study of the Epistolary Friendship and Tractarian Fiction of Two Women from the Hampshire Gentry, 1827-1839
Zack White History Archival Studentship (University of Southampton) Plunder, Provosts and Punishment: Discipline Under Wellington's Command, 1808-1815
Minke Jonk English   The Maritime Supernatural of Frederick Marryat, William Clark Russell and William Hope Hodgson (graduated 2017)
Joseph Owen English Wolfson Foundation Carl Schmitt, Modernist Literature and Sovereignty




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