About the author
Katherine Warby (University of Huddersfield)
Katherine Warby is a PhD student at The University of Huddersfield. Her research focuses on cold and hostile weather in Romantic writing. Katherine received funding for her PhD in 2019 placing her on a ‘Fast track' PhD, converting her MA studies into a full research degree. Since this, she has been working on several chapters of her dissertation including a chapter on Mary Shelley’s The Last Man (1826). As well as exploring the impact the cold had on Wordsworth when in Goslar, the cold and icy setting in Coleridge’s ‘Rime of the Ancyent Marinere’ (1798), and William Cowper’s frightful weather in ‘The Task’ (1785).