Lodge, Sara



Michael Wharley

Sara Lodge is a Scottish writer of non-fiction, fiction, speeches, and journalism. She once worked as a speechwriter for Kofi Annan at the United Nations. She is currently Senior Lecturer in English at the University of St Andrews, specializing in nineteenth-century literature and culture. She has written books on the comic and social protest poet Thomas Hood (1799-1845); on the critical history of Jane Eyre; and on the poet, artist and composer Edward Lear (1812-1888). She has also written papers on authors including John Clare, John Keats, Charles Lamb, Andrew Lang, Mary Russell Mitford, the literary annuals, the Brontës’ Angrian fiction, and on the comic body in the long nineteenth century. She is particularly interested in writers who are also artists.

On Rorotoko:

On her book Inventing Edward Lear
(Our Cover Feature of May 30, 2019)