Hannah Upton

Hannah Upton

Position: PhD Student, English Literature

School and/or Centres: School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics

Supervisor: Professor Rosalind Smith

Thesis topic: “The politics of marginalia and the early modern female reader,” with a particular focus on early modern women’s marginalia in the British Library. After her BA in English (2019), Hannah completed her MA in Early Modern English Literature: Text and Transmission (2020), both at King’s College London. The title of her MA thesis was “The Countess of Pembroke’s Arcadia and Early Modern Female Readership.” Her research focuses on female readership practices and political marginalia in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. In 2021 she was awarded the position of HDR candidate on Professor Smith’s ARC funded Future Fellowship Marginalia and the Early Modern Woman Writer, 1530-1660.

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