Dr Helen Appleton

Helen Appleton (photo: Rob Judges)

Dr Helen Appleton

BA MA Durham, PhD Sydney
Career Development Fellow in Old and Early Medieval English
Academic subject(s): 
English
  • Core subject area: Old English, Middle English and English Language
  • Teaching: Old English, Middle English and English Language.
  • Research interests: Her research is primarily focused on Old and Early Middle English, looking at the relationship between religious devotion and the environment in early medieval texts. She is currently working on a monograph on faith and the land in the literature of early medieval England, c.650-c.1300, exploring how man’s relationship with the environment was understood in the period through the intersection of piety, sanctity, and the landscape in the literary corpus.

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