Research

2013

Reading in common: everyday reading in Sheffield (1920-1960) by Mary Grover.

Mary presented this paper at ‘Everydayness and the Event’ (August 29 – September 1) the fifteenth annual Modernist Studies Association conference held at Sussex University, UK.

2016

‘Even Edgar may be discovered’: The fiction policy of an English public library in the 1930s

Val presented this paper at The Auden Generation and After conference, Sheffield Hallam University, 17 June 2016.

‘Quite honest…and most carefully done’ – A survey of children’s reading in Sheffield (1937-38)

Val presented this paper at the Femorabilia Study Day and Symposium, Liverpool John Moores University, 22 October 2016