The John W. Kluge Center welcomes promising young scholars from the United Kingdom to conduct research at the Library of Congress. The scholars—all currently pursuing doctorate degrees—are funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), which have been collaborating with the Library since 2006 to provide short-term opportunities for scholars based in the U.K.
British Research Council Fellow Francesca Bratton talks about her research on American poet Hart Crane.
Tell us about your research.
While at the Library of Congress, I’m researching Hart Crane’s appearances in fifteen rare U.S. modernist avant-garde periodicals. This will make up a considerable amount of raw material for my doctoral thesis, “Hart Crane and the Little Magazine...”