Katherine Rachel Murray

Research Details

DEPT/SUBJECT AREA - Creative Writing and History

SUPERVISOR(S) - Jon Gower and David Turner


THESIS TITLE - Living with Vernon

Research Synopsis

Taking the names of inmates, I hope to recreate their lives leading up to, whilst attending and after becoming patients at Vernon House, Briton Ferry’s insane asylum between 1850 and 1900. The PhD consists of a creative writing reconstruction that is historically accurate and an academic piece of writing on the asylum and conditions.

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