Some of our current PhD students tell us what their research within the Institute involves.
Paul's work on Giovanni Boccaccio will increase our knowledge and understanding of a major world author and help to develop a new paradigm for the study of early modern book production.
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Imogen's research focuses on the influence of the cinema on British poetry in the 1930s and 1940s
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Elizabeth’s research explores and analyses the book collecting of Enriqueta Rylands, founder of the John Rylands Library, to reveal what she acquired, how and for what purpose.
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Roxana’s research focuses on the social structure of the landowners and tenants in Hermopolis in the period after 400.
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Alex’s research focuses on the development of Norman identity in thirteenth and fourteenth century Capetian France.
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Oscar's work focuses on Italian and French humanistic culture during the early modern period and in particular on the role of the theatre in the development of cultural and intellectual institutions.
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