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Lucy-Anne Katgely

Lucy-Anne Katgely, French Lectrice

  • Lucy-Anne Katgely

Lucy-Anne Katgely is a French Lectrice. 

Before coming to Wadham, she taught French at the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies, Bath, from 2019 to 2021 after teaching English literature and translation at the University of Strasbourg, France, from 2015 to 2019. She completed her master's degree in English Language, Literature and Culture in Strasbourg where she also obtained the agrégation d'anglais. She recently submitted her PhD thesis. 

Her research focuses on overlooked women writers who published their novels anonymously at the end of the eighteenth century in England, with a particular interest in questions of imitation, collectivity and matrimonialisation. Lucy-Anne is also a committee member of the Burney Society UK.

Selected publications

"Héritage des romans by a lady : de l’école Burney à l’idéologie romantique", Actes du colloque Jeunes Chercheurs de la SEAA XVII-XVIII d'octobre 2018 (forthcoming, Autumn 2021) 

"Treading in Camilla’s footsteps? Oneiric Experience and Women’s Voices in Julia de Vienne (by a lady, 1811) and Tales of Fancy (S. H. Burney, 1816–1820)" in I. Hervouet & A. Rouhette (eds.), Dream and Literary Creation in Women’s Writings in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (London: Anthem Press, 2021).