Samuel Diener

Samuel Diener

Graduate Tutor
Ph.D. candidate, English

Dissertation topic
My dissertation focuses on early modern exploration narratives and ideological constructs of nation and empire, examining the way readers used these texts to articulate their relationships to the imperial project (inflected by race, gender, and class).

Research methods:
Book history, textual analysis, digital humanities, archival work

Areas of interest:
Early modern and eighteenth century anglophone print culture and literature, voyage and travel narrative, poetry, theory of the lyric, postcolonial theory, and queer theory. Also: pirates!

Additional information:
I also do comparative work with Spanish and Portuguese texts.


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