Joseph Cassidy

Joseph Cassidy

Position: PhD Student, English Literature

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

Thesis topic: The Literary and Historical Erasure of Mercy Otis Warren: Playwright, Poet, Historian, Revolutionary

Supervisor: Dr. Lucy Neave

Joe is a former diplomat, lecturer, think-tank fellow. More information here: ( and here: (

The motivations and tactics of authors of political fiction and the mechanics of literary and historical erasure

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