Media Centre


Dr Sara Read

Lecturer in English in the School of Arts, English and Drama

Areas of expertise

Expertise: Seventeenth-century culture and literature. Early women's reproductive health and medicine.


Sara's expertise is in seventeenth-century culture and literature. She specialises in women's reproductive health and medicine in early modern popular culture. She can speak on historical attitudes to menstruation, miscarriage, menopause, adolescence, pregnancy, and religion. She writes for the press and history magazines about a range of topics connected to her research. 

Interview booking

Please call the press office on 01509 223491 to arrange an interview with Dr Sara Read. Bookings can also be made online at

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