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The ICVWW aims to spearhead new and innovative research in the area of Victorian Women’s Writing, providing an international focus for scholars. Current interests include textual editing, life writing, crime and sensation fiction, New Woman literature, childhood and literary networks in the nineteenth century.

The ICVWW is seeking to establish an international network of researchers in the field of Victorian women’s writing for collaborative projects and funding bids.

It is interested in all aspects of literary and historical representations of the feminine, women’s lives and their authorship. Follow the links on the right hand side to visit other sites that are related to our research interests.

Current Research Projects

Supervised PhDs

  • Type Writers and the Text 1890-1940
  • The Neglected Literature of the Victorian Vivisection Controversy 1876-1913
  • “Daring and heroic deeds”: Representing the British Missionary Woman in Biographies from 1895-1916
  • (Con)textual identities: British Women’s Autobiographical Accounts of Travel, India and the 1857 Mutiny

If you are interested in studying for a PhD that you think might fall within our areas of research interest then please do get in touch.