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Researcher: Barnes, D (Dr Diana Barnes)

Fields of Research

British history
European history (excl. British, classical Greek and Roman)
Historical studies
Gender studies

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Understanding past societies
Other culture and society

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Epistolary Community in Print, 1580-1664; Ashgate
Familiar Epistolary Philosophy: Margaret Cavendish's Philosophical Letters; Parergon
Gender, Genre and Canonicity: dorothy Osbourne's Letters to Sir William Temple; Expanding the Canon of Early Modern Women's Writing
Review of Mary Astell and John Norris, Letters Concerning the Love of God, ed. E. Derek Taylor and Melvyn New (Ashgate, 2005); Parergon
Review of Ronald Bedford, Lloyd David and Phillippa Kelley, eds. Early Modern English Lives: Autobiography and Self-Representation (Ashgate, 2007) and Michelle M. Dowd and Julie A. Eckerle, eds, Genre and Women's Life Writing in Early Modern England (Ashgate, 2007); Parergon
The Public Life of a Woman of Wit and Quality: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Vogue for Smallpox Inoculation; Feminist Studies
The secretary of Ladies and Feminine Friendship at the Court of Henrietta Maria; In: Henrietta Maria: Piety, Politics and Patronage
Waxing Ecological - review of Diane Kelsey McColley, Poetry and Ecology in the Age of Milton and Marvell (Ashgate, 2007); Metascience

Research Projects

Continuities and change in the history of European women's letter writing; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision