"The entrance like a black hole cut out of the rock": Daphne du Maurier’s Material Dismantling of Social Restrictions in “East Wind,” an Early Scillonian Short Story

Stream: Session F
Date: Thursday, 21 July 2022
Time: 4.00 pm – 5.30 pm
Speaker(s): Beth Howell

BETH HOWELL is a PhD candidate at the University of Exeter, where she is in a receipt of an Eden Phillpotts Memorial Scholarship to research her thesis on literary representations of the Isles of Scilly from 1847–1967. Drawing on collections from the Isles of Scilly Museum, the Devon & Exeter Institution, and the British Library, she retains her interest in the presentation of history and identity. She works part-time at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery. She completed her BA in Art History & English, and her MA in English Literary Studies: Victorian Studies, also at Exeter.