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Associate professor of English at Oxford University
Lady Margaret Hall
medicine, motherhood, gender, feelings and emotion, embodiment
Sophie Ratcliffe is interested in ideas of emotion, the history of how we feel, and the ways books shape our feeling. She has a wide range of research interests, including the links between literature and medicine, the works of P G Wodehouse, Hair Kunzru, and Samuel Beckett, to name just a few. Sophie regularly reviews fictional works for the national press, alongside her work as a an associate professor of English literature at Oxford University.
'The Art of Curling Up: Charles Dickens and the Feeling of Curl-Papers', a chapter in 'Paraphernalia! Victorian Objects' (2018)
The Lost Properties of Love (2019)
|1||Nineteenth-Century Stuff: Dickens, Paperwork and Paper Sorrows||
In this Open Day taster lecture, Sophie Ratcliffe investigates the material culture of the...