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2018/19 MA Dissertation Prize

By Kathryn Holdsworth Dissertation Overview My MA dissertation research focused on the role of gossip in late eighteenth-century adultery narratives, exploring the relationship between gossip and the formation and circulation of knowledge about women.  Drawing on two criminal conversation trials and one novel as case studies (Worsley v Bissett, 1782; Duberly v Gunning, 1792 and Edgeworth’s 1801… Continue reading 2018/19 MA Dissertation Prize