Dr Eldrid Herrington

Principal Lecturer and Head of International Student Experience
University of the Arts London

Telephone: Contact the press office on 020 7514 7427 / 2998

Email: e.herrington@arts.ac.uk

Expertise: international student experience, American and British literature, history and culture - nineteenth and twentieth century

About: Civil War, Revision, and Republication examines the works of American authors who republished the same works, with revisions, across the Civil War. I place these works in the context of other arts, particularly photography. In telling, retelling and the changes between there are transformations to, reassertions of self and self-perception affect authors such as William Cooper Nell, Frances Harper, Charlotte Forten Grimke, William Wells Brown, Louisa May Alcott, Josephine Brown, Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, Walt Whitman, PT Barnum and Mary Chesnut.

Languages spoken (other than English): French, Italian

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