Dr Jane Potter

Jane’s research and teaching focuses on book and literary history. Her monograph Boys in Khaki, Girls in Print: Women’s Literary Responses to the Great War 1914-1918 (OUP 2005; paperback 2008) was joint winner of the 2006 Women’s History Network Book Prize and she has published widely on many aspects of war literature, book history, and women’s writing.

Her current research is a collaborative project with Dr Carol Acton (St. Jerome’s, University of Waterloo, Canada) entitled Working in a World of Hurt: Trauma and Resilience in the Narratives of Medical Personnel in Warzones (forthcoming, Manchester University Press, 2015). A Trustee of the Wilfred Owen Literary Estate, she is the author of Wilfred Owen: An Illustrated Life (Bodleian Library Publishing, 2014) and is currently working on a new edition of Owen’s Selected Letters for Oxford University Press, due to be published in 2015.

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