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- Recent Publications
Dyer, S., Material Lives: Women and Consumption in Britain, 1750-1820 (under review with Bloomsbury).
Dyer, S., and Wigston Smith, C. (eds.) (2020), Material Literacy in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Nation of Makers. London: Bloomsbury (forthcoming, under contract).
Dyer, S. (2019), ‘Barbara Johnson’s Album: Material Literacy and Consumer Practice, 1746-1823’, Journal for Eighteenth Century Studies (accepted for publication 27th August 2018, 9614 words).
Dyer, S. (2018), ‘Masculinities, Wallpaper, and Crafting Domestic Space within the University, 1795-1914’, Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, vol.14, no. 2. (5634 words).
Dyer, S. (2016), ‘From Silks to Spices: Changing Processes of Retailing and Consumption in Eighteenth-Century English Towns’, Journal of Urban History, vol. 42, no. 3: 1-7 (4041 words).
Dyer, S. (2014), ‘Shopping and the Senses: Retail, Browsing and Consumption in Eighteenth-Century England’, History Compass, vol. 12, no. 9: 694-703 (4688 words).
Chapters in Edited Collections
Dyer, S. (2020), ‘Shopping and Stitching: The Material Literacy of the Consumer’, in Serena Dyer and Chloe Wigston Smith (eds.), Material Literacy in Eighteenth-Century Britain: A Nation of Makers. London: Bloomsbury (forthcoming, under contract, 6980 words).
Dyer, S. (2020), ‘Comfort in the College: Wallpaper and the Student Room as a Domestic Haven in 19th-Century Cambridge’, in Jon Stobart (ed.), Comfort and the Home in Western Europe, 1700-1900. London: Bloomsbury (forthcoming, under contract, 2015 words).
Dyer, S. (2019), ‘Luxury and Everyday’, in Ilja Van Damme (ed.), A Cultural History of Shopping in the Age of Enlightenment. London: Bloomsbury (forthcoming, under contract, 8412 words).
Dyer, S. (2019), ‘Making the Material Home: Consumption, Craft, and Gender in Domestic Spaces’, in Joachim Eibach and Margareth Lanzinger (eds.), The Domestic Sphere in Europe, 16th to 19th Century. London: Routledge (forthcoming, under contract, 7214 words).
Dyer, S. (2019), ‘”Magnificent as well as Singular”: Hester Thrale’s Polynesian Court Dress of 1781’, in Gerald Egan (ed.), Fashion and Authorship: Literary Production and Cultural Style from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-First Century. London: Palgrave (forthcoming, under contract, 6379 words).
Dyer, S. (2018), ‘Fashioning Consumers: Ackermann’s Repository of Arts and the Cultivation of the Female Consumer’, in J. Batchelor and M. N. Powell (eds.), Women’s Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain: 1690-1820s: The Long Eighteenth Century. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press: 474-487 (7180 words).
Dyer, S. (2018), ‘Training the Child Consumer: Play, Toys, and Learning to Shop in Eighteenth-Century Britain’, in Megan Brandow-Faller (ed.), Childhood by Design: Toys and the Material Culture of Childhood, 1700-present. London: Bloomsbury: 31-45 (5634 words).
Dyer, S. (2017), ‘Buying British: Shopping for the Empire’ History Today, vol. 67, no. 6: 58-67.
Dyer, S. (2015), ‘Shopping, Spectacle and the Senses: Fashion Retail in Georgian England’, History Today, vol. 65, no. 3: 10-16.
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- British Isles, England, United Kingdom
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- 18th century, 19th century, Early Modern, Modern
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- Book History, Capitalism, Economic History, Gender, Libraries & Archives, Material Culture, Museums, Public History, Urban History, Women