The Centre for Irish Studies, Department of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures, invite you to a lecture on POPULAR FICTION IN ROMANTIC IRELAND by Dr Sonja Lawrenson (Manchester Metropolitan University).
Sonja Lawrenson is a lecturer in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her research centres on women’s writing from the late seventeenth to the early nineteenth century, and more broadly on Irish literature, eighteenth-century imperialism, Romantic Orientalism, feminist criticism and postcolonial theory. Her work draws on a wide range of disciplines including history, politics, philosophy, theatre history and material culture. Her publications include a number of articles and book chapters on Irish women writers such as Maria Edgeworth and Frances Sheridan.