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My doctoral research looks at the literary environment and lived experiences of aspiring writers from 1870 to the start of the First World War. I hold an MA in History of Ideas from Birkbeck, University of London, and a BA in American Studies from the University of Sussex.


Other academic interests

Nineteenth-century social and cultural history, Victorian literature, British history since 1800

Department: History
Supervisor: Professor Peter Mandler
College: Newnham
AHRC Subject Area: History
Title of Thesis: The Aspiring Writer and the Conditions of Authorship, 1870-1914
 Abigail  Sage