Dr Sara Read
Lecturer in English in the School of Arts, English and Drama
Areas of 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.