Barbara Franchi |
University of Kent
Barbara Franchi obtained her doctorate in English from the University of Kent (UK) in 2017, with a thesis on intertextuality in A. S. Byatt’s fiction. Her further research interests include contemporary Anglophone writing, Victorian and neo-Victorian literature, the novel form, feminism and queer theory. Her publications include chapters on A. S. Byatt’s neo-Victorian novels, in Sea Narratives: Cultural Responses to the Sea (ed. Charlotte Mathieson, Palgrave: 2016) and A. S. Byatt, before and after Possession: recent critical approaches (ed. Armelle Parey and Isabelle Roblin, PUN-Editions Universitaires de Lorraine; forthcoming, late 2017). She is currently co-editing Crossing Borders: Spaces, Nations and Empires in Victorian Travel (with Elvan Mutlu. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2017). Barbara teaches English Literature and Critical Theory at the University of Kent and Canterbury Christ Church University.
Essays in Partial Answers
Written in the Stars? Women Travellers and Forgers of Destinies in Eleanor Catton’s The Luminaries
Volume 16, issue 2; includes forum "Modernity and Mobility: Victorian Women Traveling", January 2018
Then and Now