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2020, BA English, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Lara Nicole Pur is a PhD candidate in the Department of English and Comparative Literature studying woman-written sensation novels of 19th century Britain. More specifically, she is interested in feminist commentary and resistance within sensation novels. She often finds herself examining questions regarding the so-called “girl of the period,” women’s joy and pleasure, and bodily autonomy.


  • Dahl Family Fellowship

Curriculum Vitae / Resume