Mrs Vanessa Lim

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Mrs Vanessa Lim
MA in Intellectual History, and a BSc in Politics and Philosophy
Position/Fellowship type:
Early Career Research Fellow
Fellowship term:
01-Oct-2020 to 01-Mar-2022
Institute of English Studies
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Research Summary and Profile

Research interests:
English Literature
Summary of research interests and expertise:

Vanessa Lim is a literary and intellectual historian of early modern England, with a special interest in the reception and use of classical rhetoric in the Renaissance.

She holds a doctorate in History and English from Queen Mary University of London, an MA in Intellectual History, and a BSc in Politics and Philosophy. At the Institute of English Studies, Vanessa will complete work on her first monograph, Deliberative Shakespeare, and pursue interrelated research on the motif of self-speech in late Elizabethan prose fiction. Her research has been published in the Review of English Studies and Notes & Queries.

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