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Caroline Batten

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Caroline Batten
College:
Worcester, St John’s
Research Interests:
Old English, Old Norse, gender, sexuality, magic, supernatural, disease, the body, performative speech

Caroline Batten is a doctoral researcher in Old English and Old Norse literature at the University of Oxford. Her doctoral thesis is the first stylometric analysis of the Old English metrical charms, and her scholarship more broadly examines gender and sexuality in Old English and Old Norse texts in relation to magic and the supernatural, understandings of disease and the body, and performative speech. She earned her MPhil from the University of Oxford and her BA from Swarthmore College, and currently teaches medieval English literature at Worcester College and St John’s College, Oxford.

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1 Morte D'Arthur Murals in the Oxford Union

A visual discussion of the Morte D'Arthur murals in the library of the Oxford Union by Tom...

Tom Corrick, Caroline Batten
2 Ursula K. Le Guin

Caroline Batten offers a basic introduction to author Ursula K. Le Guin's life, work, and...

Caroline Batten
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1 A Conversation With R. F. Kuang

Carolyne Larrington and Caroline Batten interview Rebecca F. Kuang, award-winning fantasy author...

Carolyne Larrington, Caroline Batten, R. F. Kuang
2 George MacDonald

An introduction to the Victorian fantasist and fairy tale author George MacDonald, who convinced...

Caroline Batten, Claire Mulley
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1 Teaching Pack (Slides and Guide) - Alice in Wonderland

A set of slides and a teacher's guide for 'Alice in Wonderland'.

Caroline Batten