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Kate McLoughlin

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Kate McLoughlin
Academic Position:
Harris Manchester
Research Interests:
18th Century, Victorian, Modern and Contemporary American Literature, War, Literature and Culture

Kate McLoughlin is currently writing a literary history of silence, funded by a Major Research Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust. A Literary History of Silence, to be published by Oxford University Press, will cover texts from Anglo-Saxon poems of exile to twenty-first century attempts to carve out spaces of silence in fiction. She is also editing an anthology of poems relating to silence, Silence Please, for Bodleian Publishing. With Dr Suzan Meryem Rosita Kalayci and Professor Willem Kuyken, she convenes the Silence Hub (SH), an interdisciplinary network for scholars working on different aspects of silence. She has also published extensively on war writing: Veteran Poetics: British Literature in the Age of Mass Warfare (2018), Authoring War: The Literary Representation of War from the Iliad to Iraq (2011) and The Cambridge Companion to War Writing (2009).

Recent Publications

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1 What is a War Poem?

In this Open Day taster lecture, Kate McLoughlin explores how we might define a war poem,...

Kate McLoughlin
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1 The First World War, India and Empire

Professor Santanu Das discusses the complexity of commemoration, the messiness of history and...

Santanu Das, Kate McLoughlin
2 Out of Silence 4: William Cowper

From the Silence Hub network, Professors Alexandra Harris and Kate McLoughlin read lines from "...

Alexandra Harris, Kate McLoughlin
3 Out of Silence 3: D.H. Lawrence

From the Silence Hub Network. Professors Alexandra Harris and Kate McLoughlin read D. H....

Alexandra Harris, Kate McLoughlin
4 Out of Silence 2: Virginia Woolf

From the Silence Hub. Professors Alexandra Harris and Kate McLoughlin discuss Virginia Woolf's...

Alexandra Harris, Kate McLoughlin
5 Out of Silence 1: William Shakespeare

From the Silence Hub Network. Professor Alexandra Harris discusses Shakespeare's sonnet 23,...

Alexandra Harris, Kate McLoughlin