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Palgrave Studies in Life Writing

Palgrave Studies in Life Writing

Series Editors: Brant, Clare, Saunders, Max

ISSN: 2730-9185

About the Editors

Clare Brant 

Clare Brant is Professor of Eighteenth-century Literature and Culture at King's College London, UK, where she also co-directs the Centre for Life-Writing Research. She has published widely on eighteenth-century and contemporary topics, mostly featuring life writing, gender and genre. Her Eighteenth-Century Letters and British Culture (Palgrave) won the ESSE Book Award in 2008; her most recent book is Balloon Madness: Flights of Imagination in Britain, 1783-86 (Boydell & Brewer, 2017). She has also co-edited eight essay collections. She is an Editor on the European Journal of Life Writing, and Project Director of Strandlines: Lives on the Strand past, present and creative, a digital community project: https://www.strandlines.london/. Four collections of her poetry have been published by Shoestring Press, most recently Breathing Space (2020).

Max Saunders 

Max Saunders is Interdisciplinary Professor of Modern Literature and Culture at the University of Birmingham, UK. He is Professor of English and Co-Director of the Centre for Life-Writing Research at King’s College London, where he was also Director of the Arts and Humanities Research Institute (2012-18). He studied at the universities of Cambridge and Harvard, and was a Fellow of Selwyn College, Cambridge. He is the author of Ford Madox Ford: A Dual Life, 2 vols. (Oxford University Press, 1996); Self Impression: Life-Writing, Autobiografiction, and the Forms of Modern Literature (Oxford University Press 2010); and Imagined Futures: Writing, Science, and Modernity in the To-Day and To-Morrow Book Series, 1923-31 (Oxford University Press, 2019). He has published essays on life-writing, on Impressionism, and on a number of modern writers. In 2013 he was awarded an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council for a 5-year collaborative project on digital life writing called ‘Ego-Media’.