Dr Rachel Willie Wins Prestigious Book Prize

LJMU English’s Dr Rachel Willie, together with co-editors Kevin Killeen and Helen Smith from the University of York, has been awarded the Roland H. Bainton Prize (for Reference Works) for The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c. 1530-1700. This was published by Oxford University Press in 2015, and contains forty essays from leading […]

Rachel Willie Awarded Prestigious Book Prize

Rachel Willie Awarded Prestigious Book Prize

LJMU English’s Rachel Willie, together with co-editors Kevin Killeen and Helen Smith from the University of York, have been awarded the Roland H. Bainton Prize (for Reference Works) for The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c. 1530-1700. This was published by Oxford University Press in 2015, and contains forty essays from leading international […]

Dr Rachel Willie

Rachel Willie My research covers seventeenth century literary history and culture. My first book, Staging the Revolution: drama, reinvention and history, 1647-72 (shortlisted for the University English Early Career Book Prize, 2016) offers a reappraisal of drama, both in terms of live performances and performances on the paper stage. My book argues that, far from 1660 […]

Research

In the most recent research assessment (REF 2014), 68% of work submitted by the LJMU Research Centre for Literature and Cultural History was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. The panel noted our distinctive strengths in cultural history and interdisciplinary literary scholarship, our intellectual ambition to investigate new and unexpected fields of enquiry, and our […]