Assistant Professor in Restoration and Eighteenth Century English Literature
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University of Iceland
Vigdís Finnbogadóttir Institute of Foreign Languages
Beth Cortese is an Assistant Professor in Restoration and Eighteenth Century English Literature. Beth completed her PhD in English Literature at Lancaster University (UK). Beth previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher on the interdisciplinary and collaborative Unearned Wealth: A Literary History of Inheritance project at Aarhus University. She is also a published children´s author.
Her research interests include the following: comedy and wit, interactions with the audience in the theatre, the representation of women in long eighteenth-century fiction and drama, women´s writing, creative writing, and digital humanities.