Languages and Literature, University of Birmingham
The principal focus of my doctoral research is the emergence of the queer soul in nineteenth-century poetry. Investigating the ways in which multiple poets imagined varying iterations of the soul to explore queer self-construction and relationships, my project seeks to uncover the significance of the soul as a mode of examining and articulating the intricacies of sexual selfhood in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Alongside works of literature in verse, my project also considers works of art, sexology, and life writing, in an interdisciplinary approach that traverses the boundaries between literature, visual art, and the history of sexuality.
Conference Assistant, BAVS 2022 (University of Birmingham)
British Association for Victorian Studies (BAVS)