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Durham University

The Centre for Nineteenth Century Studies

Anita O'Connell

Anita is a Leverhulme Trust Research Fellow at Northumbria University on the project Fashionable Diseases: Medicine, Literature and Culture, 1660-1832 for which she is writing a monograph on Literary Representations of Fashionable Diseases.  Her publications include Depression and Melancholy, 1660-1800, Volume One: Religious Writings, co-edited with David Walker (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012), “Dante’s Linguistic Detail in Shelley’s Triumph of Life,” CLC Web: Comparative Literature and Culture on the Web 13.4 (2011) and “‘Kubla Khan’: The Waking Dream” The Coleridge Bulletin 24 (2004): 29-36. She is also interested in dream visions in Romantic poetry and is writing a monograph entitled A Place of Vision: Romantic Dream Visions and the Creative Imagination.