Professor Anne M. McKim

Anne McKim

Associate Dean PBRF (FASS), Professor of English

Qualifications: MA (Hons) Dundee, MA Manitoba, PhD Edinburgh

About Anne

Born in Glasgow and educated in Scotland and Canada, her main research interests and publications are in British Literature, particularly Medieval Studies and Eighteenth-Century Literature. Her books include critical editions of 'Hary's Wallace' and 'The Laste Epistle of Cresseid', John Macky's Journey through Scotland (1723), and a study of Daniel Defoe in Scotland. She has two books forthcoming: one on early eighteenth-century travellers' accounts of Scotland, and the other on eighteenth-century British women travellers in Italy. Current  research projects focus on a range of autobiographical writings, including memoirs, letters and travel journals. She has also collaborated on a wide range of research projects focused on tertiary education.

Possible research supervision areas: late medieval literature and historiography, medievalism, early modern journalism, travel writing, text editing.

Papers Taught

Research Supervised

I currently supervise student research in travel writing and medievalism

Recent Publications

  • McKim, A. M. (2017). A woman of infinite wit, and agreeable conversation, always entertained me:” The Countess of Pomfret and Italian Hospitality. Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies, 15, 1-21.

  • McKim, A. (2017). If your daughters are inclined to love reading, do not check their inclination: Passing on knowledge and advice among elite women in eighteenth-century Scotland. In L. Graham (Ed.), The Production and Dissemination of Knowledge in Scotland (pp. 185-204). Presses universitaires de Franche-Comté (PUFC) (University Press of Franche-Comté).

  • Moffat, K., & McKim, A. (2016). Transforming conceptual space into a creative learning place: Crossing a threshold. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 15(3-4), 414-431. doi:10.1177/1474022215572915

  • McKim, A. M. (2016). ‘”The Pretender (whom you desire an account of)”: Curious travellers and the exiled Stuarts in Rome’. In Sixteenth International Conference on the Literature of Region and Nation. University of A Coruña, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain.

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English; Teaching and Learning; Tertiary Education

British literature, particularly medieval and eighteenth-century literature; medieval historiography; early journalism; travel writing; memoirs; diaries; letters and journals.