Ciara Rawnsley

Ciara Rawnsley is an early career researcher based at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions 1100-1800, and a tutor and lecturer for the School of English and Cultural Studies at The University of Western Australia. Her research interests include Shakespeare and the Elizabethan period; early modern popular culture and drama; folktales and folklore; and the history of emotion. She has published in the Journal of Early Modern Studies; authored chapters in the recent books The Renaissance of Emotion: Understanding Affect in Early Modern Literature and Culture (2015) and Shakespeare and Emotions (2015); and is the co-editor of Death, Emotion and Childhood in Premodern Europe (2016).