I acknowledge with gratitude the support of my PhD supervisor, Professor Liz Prettejohn; my examiners, Professors Amanda Lillie and John Holmes; Professor Mary Roberts for the opportunity to attend classes at the University of Sydney; Emeritus Professor John B. Bullen, my MSt Supervisor; Dr Lynn Robson, Dean of Regent’s Park College for her guidance and friendship; Kellogg Fellow Dr Sandie Byrne and Associate Professor Dr Tara Stubbs for their faith and encouragement; Professors Tim Barringer and Griselda Pollock, and Drs Sarah Phelps Smith and Debra Mancoff for their inspiration.

I would also like to thank Professor Emerita Christiana Payne for engaging with me during my research of A Tale of Two Trees: Sycamore or Willow?

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