Rachel Bryant-Davies

Library Research Fellow, 2018-2019

Rachel Bryant Davies holds an Addison Wheeler Research Fellowship in Classics with the Centre for Nineteenth-Century Studies at Durham University, UK, and is an Early Career Associate with the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama, University of Oxford, UK. She is the author of Troy, Carthage and the Victorians: The Drama of Classical Ruins in the Nineteenth-Century Imagination (Cambridge University Press, 2018) and Victorian Epic Burlesques: A Critical Anthology of Nineteenth-Century Theatrical Entertainments after Homer (Bloomsbury, 2018). With Barbara Gribling, she is co-editing a volume of essays entitled Childhood Encounters with History in British Culture, 1750-1914 (Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2020), and with Erin Johnson-Williams recently convened a conference, funded by the British Association of Victorian Studies and the Royal Historical Society, on ‘The Nineteenth-Century Archive as a Discourse of Power’.

Previous Roles

  • Library Fellow
    2019 - 2019