Eleanor Shipton



College: College of Humanities
Discipline: English
Department: English

Eleanor Shipton is a SWW DTP funded PhD student, with a specialisation in nineteenth-century literature, technology and the body. She is currently working with Professor John Plunkett (University of Exeter) and Professor Mary Hammond (University of Southampton) on a thesis centred on the concept of the ‘postal body’ in nineteenth-century literature, asking how literature utilised travel on the mail in order to theorise and explore mobility and mobile subjectivities. 

Eleanor is joint PGR Rep for the Centre for Victorian Studies at Exeter and will represent the CVS at Dickens Universe 2019 in UC Santa Cruz. 

Eleanor completed her MA with Distinction at King's College, London, and her undergraduate studies at the University of Exeter.