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Schwan, A. & Wasson, S. (2007). Empowering students through reading diaries.
This presentation showcases an experiment on a level 3 undergraduate theory module, where reading diaries were introduced as a formal assessment method to help students deal m...
Artt, S. & Schwan, A. (2016). Introduction - Screening Women’s Imprisonment: Agency and Exploitation in Orange is the New Black. Television and New Media. 16(5). ISSN 1527-4764
Introduction to the special edition of Television & New Media.
Schwan, A. (2016). Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre:Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange is the New Black. Television and New Media. 17(6), 473-490. doi:10.1177/1527476416647497. ISSN 1527-4764
This article argues that Netflix’s original series Orange is the New Black (2013-), based on Piper Kerman’s memoir (2010), uses postfeminist strategies to covertly
Arts & Humanities Research Council
Convict Voices: Women & Prison Writing in the Long 19th Century investigates 19th century prison writing and other discursive spaces where convict voices could emerge. As prison populations are reachi...
The first event of its kind in the UK, this conference on ‘Reading and Writing in Prison’ seeks to raise the profile of existing research and practice in relation to British prisons and facilitate new...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
13 October 2016
13 October 2016
Dr Anne Schwan co-organised International Prison Education Day at HMP Barlinnie on 13th October 2016 and acted as judge of a writing and arts competition with entries from pri...
12 May 2016
14 April 2016
14 April 2016
Schwan, A. (2015). Frederick William Robinson, Charles Dickens, and the Literary Tradition of "Low Life". In McDonagh, J. & Bristow, J. (Eds.). Nineteenth-Century Radical Traditions, 63-84. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-137-59705-2
Frederick William Robinson, Charles Dickens, and the Literary Tradition of "Low Life".
Schwan, A. (2014). Convict Voices: Women, Class and Writing about Prison in Nineteenth-Century England. Universtiy of New Hampshire Press. ISBN 978-1611686722
In this lively study of the development and transformation of voices of female offenders in nineteenth-century England, Anne Schwan analyzes a range of colorful sources, inclu...
Schwan, A. (2014). Crime and Punishment. doi:10.1093/obo/9780199799558-0087
The study of Victorian crime and punishment is a rich area of research that has attracted the interest not only of literary scholars but also of social historians, legal histo...
Schwan, A. (2012). Review of Cristina Hanganu-Bresch’s and Carol Berkenkotter’s “Narrative Survival: Personal and Institutional Accounts of Asylum Confinement. Journal of Literature and Science. 6, 82-83. doi:10.12929/jls.06.1.08. ISSN 1754-646X
Schwan, A. (2012). ‘Bless the Gods for My Pencils and Paper’: Katie Gliddon’s Prison Diary, Percy Bysshe Shelley and the Suffragettes at Holloway. Women's History Review. 22, 148-167. doi:10.1080/09612025.2012.724917. ISSN 0961-2025
This article discusses the life and imprisonment of the largely unknown middle-class artist and suffrage activist Katie Gliddon and analyzes her extensive prison diary, secret...
Schwan, A. & Shapiro, S. (2011). How to read Foucault's "Discipline and Punish": the birth of the prison. Pluto Press. ISBN 9780745329819
Schwan, A. (2011). The Victorians and crime. In Ledger, S. & Furneaux, H. (Eds.). Charles Dickens in context. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521887007
Schwan, A. (2011). Review of Neo-Victorianism: The Victorians in the Twenty-First Century, 1999-2009 by Ann Heilmann and Mark Llewellyn. doi:10.1093/cww/vpr004
Schwan, A. (2010). Critical Survey ('Reading and Writing in Prison'). In Schwan, A. (Ed.). Critical Survey ('Reading and Writing in Prison'). Berghahn
Schwan, A. (2010). Crime. In Ledger, S. & Furneaux, H. (Eds.). Charles Dickens in Context, 301-309. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521887007
Schwan, A. (2009). Dreadful beyond description: Mary Carpenter's prison reform writings and female convicts in Britain and India. European Journal of English Studies. 14, 107-120. doi:10.1080/13825577.2010.481450. ISSN 1382-5577
Mary Carpenter (1807-77) was one of mid-Victorian England's most prolific social reformers, starting her career with a focus on the reformation of juvenile offenders. This art...
Schwan, A. (2008). From "Dry Volumes of Facts and Figures" to stories of "Flesh and Blood": the prison naratives of Frederick William Robinson. In Alber, J. & Lauterbach, F. (Eds.). Stones of Law-Bricks of Shame: narrating imprisonment in the Victorian age, 191-212. Toronto University Press. ISBN 978-0802098979
My PhD research focuses on the lived experience and literary representation of adolescent ...
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
"The research explores elements of community, identity, and cultural realities. It explores the way of life of the different Valletta communities and their divides, as well as peo...
12 May 2016
12 May 2016