About Dr Louise Marshall

Dr Louise Marshall's research interests include: Italian Renaissance plague images, with a particular focus on the process of intercession and the protective role of images in coping with the experience of bubonic plague; The imagery and cult of the plague saints Sebastian and Roch, and the Virgin Mary as plague protector; St. Nicholas of Tolentino as a 'failed' plague saint; Disaster and the emotions; Death and the afterlife; Image and devotion in late medieval/early modern culture.

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