Firestone Library: Progressing at Princeton

Our guest blogger this week is Juliet. She is a second year student at The University of Edinburgh studying American literature. Her research focuses on depictions of flirts in American fiction from 1878-1928, exploring how attitudes towards flirtatious femininity reflect broader cultural changes. Thanks to the Scottish Graduate School’s ‘Student Development Fund’ I spent October to … Continue reading Firestone Library: Progressing at Princeton

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Making Time for Fiction

In the first year of my PhD I really struggled to read fiction, or other books unrelated to my PhD subject. This is a common complaint amongst researchers: you either get guilt that you should be reading something work related, or you are so tired from reading all day that you lose the ability to … Continue reading Making Time for Fiction