Eileen Gillooly (NHC Fellow, 2009–10)

Project Title

Anxious Affection: Parental Feeling in Nineteenth-Century Middle-Class Britain

Columbia University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2009–10

Eileen Gillooly

completed two sections of her book Anxious Affection: Parental Feeling in Nineteenth-Century Middle-Class Britain and wrote " 'The Tongues of Mocking Wenches': Humour and Gender in Late Twentieth-Century British Fiction" for The Politics of Humour: Laughter, Inclusion and Exclusion in the Twentieth Century (University of Toronto Press).