Beth Cortese, whose PhD The World of Women’s Wit On Stage will be published by Pennsylvania University Press, has accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Restoration and Eighteenth-century Literature at the University of Iceland in Reykjavik. Beth will complete her work as post-doctoral researcher on ‘Unearned Wealth – A Literary History of Inheritance, 1600-2015’ at Aarhus University (Denmark) in September, to move further north.
Professor Alison Findlay (Lancaster University) gave the opening plenary lecture at the 50th Anniversary Conference of the British Society of Gerontology on 7th July 2021. Professor Findlay’s talk was entitled ‘Age, Anxiety and Persecution in the 1612 and 1634 Lancashire Witch Trials’.
Lady Mary Wroth‘s pastoral tragicomedy
Love’s Victory (c.1617-21), edited by Alison Findlay, Philip Sidney and Michael G. Brennan, was published in March 2021. It is the first play by a woman to be published as part of the Revels Plays Series (Manchester University Press).
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