Anna Wilson

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PhD program
Anna’s research interests include: English devotional literature; Petrarch’s Latin letters; the role of desire and affect in reception; fan studies.

Advisory Committee

David Townsend, Suzanne Akbari, Will Robins

Major Field title

Affective Reading in England and Italy 1300-1450, and the Erotics of Reception

Conference Papers

“The Blessed Mary (Sue): Medieval Fanfiction and the Time Travelling Fan.” The 30th International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (March 2009)
“#1 Fan: Memory and Desire in Petrarch’s Letters to Classical Authors.” Forty-fifth International Congress in Medieval Studies (May 2010)
“#1 Fan: Petrarch’s Letters to Classical Authors.” Desiring the Text, Touching the Past: Towards an Erotics of Reception (University of Bristol, July 10th 2010)