Jenny Messenger

Published: 14 September 2015

Cult Texts and their Reception in Graves, Borges & Eco

University of St Andrews

Cult Texts & their Reception in Graves, Borges & Lilar

Academic History:

2015 - PhD Classics, University of St Andrews

2012 - 2013 MA Classical Reception, University of Bristol

2008 - 2012 BA (Hons) Classics, University of Oxford


Dr Emma Buckley

Dr Eleni Kefala

Dr Crystal Addey

Research Interests:

  • Classical reception
  • Esotericism from antiquity to the present day
  • Philosophy & religion in late antiquity
  • Modern & contemporary literature
  • Translation

Previous Research Projects:

MA Dissertation: We Were There Already: The Poetry of The White Goddess


2015: AHRC DTP Scholarship - Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities

2009: Scholarship for academic achievement - Worcester College, Oxford


April 2016 - essay placed in top five for the AHRC 'The Way We Live Now' 10th anniversary essay competition, £250 prize


"The Creative Unconscious: Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves & W. H. R. Rivers." Siegfried's Journal 30 (2016)

Contact Details:

Address: School of Classics, Swallowgate, Butts Wynd, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9AL

Work Tel No: 01334 462600


First published: 14 September 2015