Amanda Davis


Amanda DavisAmanda Davis

MA in English, Queen's University Belfast, 2010; BA in English, Christopher Newport University, 2008


Dr Madeleine Callaghan, Dr Anna Barton

Research interests

Poetry, Romanticism, Gender Studies, Irish Studies, 19th-Century Studies



My thesis analyses androgyny as a vehicle of mental revolution in the poetry and prose of Percy Bysshe Shelley.


Professional associations

  • Member of the British Association for Romantic Studies
  • Member of the Lyric Reading Group

Conference papers

  • '"[T]hat I may read his written soul": Mary Shelley's Editorial Framing of 'Prometheus Unbound'', The Shelley Conference, 15 September 2017
  • '"Healing thoughts": Sympathy as Surgery in Wordsworth's 'Tintern Abbey' and Shelley's 'Dedication to Mary'', The Wordsworth Summer Conference, 15 August 2017
  • '"The ideal prototype": Platonism and Love in Shelley's 'Alastor' and 'Prometheus Unbound'', The Oxford English Graduate Conference, 2 June 2017
  • LIT108 Studying Poetry