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Anna Senkiw

1st Year DPhil, English
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Anna is a first year DPhil student researching British Actresses and their Fans: ‘1776-1800: Cultivating Celebrity on the Stage, Page and in the Frame’. Her project explores how celebrity culture developed in the late eighteenth century in relation to the increasingly visual and literate society, the advancements in the technology and reach of print culture and the growing secular structure of society.

Anna’s interests include; eighteenth-century women writers, gender theory, life-writing (especially letters and autobiography), British theatre history, print culture and, of course, actresses.