Renee Buesking is a PhD candidate focusing in Romanticism and the long nineteenth century. She completed her MA at Lehigh University in 2012 where her masters thesis focused on Keats's poem "The Eve of St. Agnes". Her current research involves the intersection of poetry and prose in the novels of Charlotte Smith, George Eliot, and Charlotte Bronte. She is also working on a project about LEL's use of botanical language in the literary annuals.
Renee has recently presented on the depictions of Scottish landscape and identity at SAMLA in Raleigh, NC in 2015 and on LEL's creation of a network of female readership at the 2016 BWWC in Athens, Georgia.
B.A., Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, 2011
M.A, Lehigh University, 2014