Namratha Rao (India)

Life After Ertegun House

Having recently completed my D.Phil in English at Oxford, on the poetics of corporeality in Spenser and Milton, I am currently a Stipendiary Lecturer in English at Hertford College (2019-2020). It was a real pleasure and privilege to be a part of the Ertegun community in Oxford as I worked towards the doctorate.

Projects and Publications:

‘Fearful Symmetry in Spenser’s Muiopotmos’, Essays in Criticism 69/2 (2019), 136-56

‘Ground-plots of Invention: The Gardens of The Faerie Queene’ (in progress for English Literary History)

Poetics of Corporeality: Spenser and Milton (first book project)

Early Modern Literary Sympathies: Magic, Materiality, Morality (postdoctoral project)