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Dr Rebecca Bullard – University of Reading

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Dr Rebecca Bullard

Dr Rebecca Bullard
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Associate Professor
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Rebecca Bullard is a specialist in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature and culture. Her research ranges across literary genres including the early novel, biography and autobiography, political writing, translation, satire, and drama. She has published on authors including Margaret Cavendish, Aphra Behn, Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Swift, Delarivier Manley, Nicholas Rowe, Eliza Haywood, Hester Lynch Piozzi and Samuel Johnson.

Dr Bullard is Series Editor of Eighteenth-Century Connections, a series of Elements published by Cambridge University Press.

For further details about Dr Bullard's research publications, please see Rebecca Bullard Publications .




Dr Bullard teaches widely across the period 1550-1800 at all levels of the Department's undergraduate degree programmes and on the MA in English. She is currently supervising doctoral research on a range of archival sources, from parish libraries to manuscripts by and about women. She is always keen to receive informal enquiries from potential PhD students interested in any aspect of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literary studies.

Dr Bullard has recently produced a new, free online course on poetry, hosted by the social learning platform, FutureLearn: 'A-level Study Boost: Unseen Poetry and the Creative Process'

If you are a student at the University of Reading who would like to book an appointment with Dr Bullard, please follow this link.

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