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academic work

My Master's degree focused on illness narratives, especially mental illness, and disability. I also have a degree in English.

Below are some of my projects. I am particularly interested in informally-published and handmade texts . 

Becoming Visible:

Zines About Self-Harm 

'Words aren't enough': 

Phenomenological approaches to voice hearing

'Just a mentally ill girl with a wifi connection': 

Emotionally-Motivated Texts, Artworks & DIY Publishing

Instigating affection:

online & printed life writing about long-term health conditions 

Beyond fragmentation: 

Autobiographical graphic narratives depicting childhood trauma

Metaphors for Autism in Fiction and Non-Fiction

'To be solid, quite solid': 

Rhetorical Patterns of Solidity in Virginia Woolf and Gertrude Stein

'In the British Museum there is an enormous mind':

Mapping Mindscapes in Virgina Woolf's Fiction


'If their bodyes be cut, with admirable celerity they come together agayne: 

Cutting & Collage in Robert Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy


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Rosie Cappuccino 2020

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