Claire Knowles is a lecturer in English at La Trobe University, Melbourne. She has published articles on female Romantic writers, gothic fiction, and Romantic celebrity, and her book, Sensibility and Female Poetic Tradition, 1780-1860: The Legacy of Charlotte Smith, was published by Ashgate in 2009. While at the Beinecke, Claire will be working on a project on daily newspapers and the emergence of popular poetic culture in the late eighteenth century.
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.