Jessica Cox, The Madwoman in the Third Storey

Jessica Cox read Wuthering Heights at the age of sixteen, resulting in a developing obsession with all things Victorian.  This eventually led to her completing a PhD (on sensation writer Wilkie Collins) at Swansea University in 2007.  She is currently a lecturer in English at Brunel University, London.  Jessica has research interests in Victorian popular fiction (particularly sensation fiction), the Brontёs, first-wave feminism, and neo-Victorianism.  She is the author of a short biography of Charlotte Brontё, editor of a collection

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