Dr Bridget Vincent

Dr Vincent recently completed a PhD in English Literature at Cambridge University as a General Sir John Monash Scholar. She also holds degrees from the University of Chicago and the University of Melbourne, and a Diplôme des Etudes Françaises from the Institut de Touraine. Her research lies in the field of ethical criticism: particular interests include contemporary British and American poetics, ethical criticism, interartistic aesthetics, and cognitive approaches to literature. Her work on literary examples in moral philosophy has been accepted for publication in Philosophy and Literature and for presentation at the UNESCO World Humanities Forum. She currently teaches Literature 1830-Present and Literary Criticism at several Cambridge colleges and is currently working on a monograph on poetic authority and exemplarity in Seamus Heaney and Geoffrey Hill.