Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Katherine Blyn Wakely-Mulroney

Assistant Professor, School of Humanities

Asst Prof Katherine Blyn Wakely-Mulroney

Katherine Wakely-Mulroney is Assistant Professor of British Romanticism in the Division of English. She received her PhD from the University of Cambridge, and completed her postdoctoral research at NTU's Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. Her research interests lie in British literature of the long eighteenth century, children's literature, and the histories of reading, memory, and recitation.

Katherine is the co-editor of The Aesthetics of Children's Poetry: A Study of Children's Verse in English (Routledge, 2017). Her work has appeared in the Review of English Studies, Book History, the Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies and is forthcoming in Texas Studies in Literature and Language, The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel, 1660-1820 (ed. April London), and The Cambridge History of Children's Literature in English (eds. Eugene Giddens and Zoe Jaques).
Research Interests
British literature of the long eighteenth century
Children's literature of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries
Children's poetry
The history of reading
Devotional and pedagogical literature
Current Projects
  • Much in a Little: The Dimensions of Childhood and Children’s Books in the Long Eighteenth Century
Selected Publications
  • Katherine Wakely-Mulroney. (2016). "The Eighteenth-Century: General and Prose" [Review of the book "The Eighteenth-Century: General and Prose"] The Year's Work in English Studies, 95, 631-648.

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