- Writer and Researcher, Discovering Literature: Medieval England
- Middle English, medieval English literary manuscripts
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Mary did her undergraduate degree in English Literature at Lincoln College, Oxford before moving to University College London to pursue post-graduate research. Her doctoral thesis examined the manuscripts of the Life of Our Lady by the Benedictine monk and poet, John Lydgate (c. 1370–1450).
Alongside her academic work, Mary also writes and reviews for non-academic publications. Her work has appeared in Apollo, The Economist’s 1843 Magazine, Lapham’s Quarterly, The Literary Review, The London Review of Books, and The Times Literary Supplement, amongst others.
At the British Library she is responsible for further developing the Discovering Literature online learning resource.