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Professor Daisy Hay

Research interests


Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature.

The relationship between literature, history and politics in nineteenth-century Britain.

Public and private selves in Romantic and post-Romantic literature.

Life-writing, in theory and practice.

Histories of the archive.

Women’s writing and feminist biography.


I would welcome enquiries from potential PhD students interested in working in any of these areas. Further details of PhD projects I am currently supervising are listed in 'research supervision'.