In December 2016, I did a short interview with the Guardian newspaper, which you can read here. The interview begins: I am from Lincolnshire originally but grew up in various towns in England and Wales as a result of my dad’s career. My husband and I moved to the West Midlands in the mid-1990s when […]

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Read a review of Maids, Wives, Widows on Jem Bloomfield’s ‘Quite Irregular’ blog here. Maids, Mothers, Widows is an engrossing and brilliant book, which combines historical scholarship with a vivid style and a knack for the poignant or disturbing detail.   Dr Bloomfield’s own book Word of Power: Reading Shakespeare and the Bible (2016) is […]

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