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 and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.
Beginnig September 6, 2016 our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.