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Anna Burton

Anna Burton

English lecturer - Interested in all things arboreal(United Kingdom)
Dr Anna Burton is a Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Derby. Anna’s research is concerned with representations of trees and woodland in nineteenth-century literature and culture; her book, Trees in Nineteenth-Century Fiction: The Silvicultural Novel, was published with Routledge in 2021, and her current project focusses on the literary and cultural history of tree planting in the English Lake District. She also co-leads the 'Romantic Trees: The Literary Arboretum, 1740-1840' project and the interdisciplinary 'Tree Talks' seminar series.


To walk slowly and heavily along, as in “I must soak home and get a bite to eat.” from the Dictionary of Newfoundland English (University of Toronto Press, 1982).

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