Clare Broome Saunders is Lecturer in English at St Catherine’s College. Her research interests include nineteenth-century women’s poetry, nineteenth-century uses of history, particularly medievalism, and nineteenth-century women travel writers in Europe, which are reflected in her recent publications. She teaches a range of courses in the long nineteenth century, and Prelims Paper 1B.

Clare is also Senior Tutor at Blackfriars Hall, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Current research projects include a book on the political uses of Anglo-Saxonism and medievalism in the long nineteenth century, a study of the continuities and connections between the work of William Blake and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and a chapter contribution on women writers for the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Victorian Medievalism. Clare continues her research focus on the work of Louisa Stuart Costello (1799-1870), who was a poet, travel-writer, translator, medievalist, historian, novelist, and visual artist.

Further details and a full list of publications can be found on her Faculty web page.

Email: clare.broomesaunders@ell.ox.ac.uk.