Abigail Scott Rawleigh

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Email: abigail.rawleigh@nd.edu

Areas of Interest: Seventeenth-century literature of the British Atlantic; Early American literature, history, and culture; religion & literature; poetry & poetics


M.A. in English, University of Notre Dame
B.A. in English, Gordon College


Abigail Scott Rawleigh is a PhD candidate studying religion and literature in the British colonial world. Her dissertation project focuses on metaphors of domestic activity in seventeenth-century religious poetry, considering the ways in which lived domestic experience informs practices of poetry and poetic devotion, subverting, reinforcing, or otherwise complicating traditional articulations of gender, theology, and poetics in the period.