Dr Lucy Allen

BA, MSt, PhD

Affiliated Lecturer and Director of Studies

Photograph of Dr Lucy Allen, Affiliated Lecturer in English

College Jobs

  • Affiliated Lecturer, English
  • Director of Studies, English (Part I)

Contact

Email: lma28@cam.ac.uk

Photograph of Dr Lucy Allen, Affiliated Lecturer in English

Biography

Lucy Allen studied English Literature as a Cambridge undergraduate, before returning as a Teaching Associate in 2014, and joining Newnham College in 2017. She completed her doctorate, on medieval English religious manuscripts and reading culture, at the University of York. Her forthcoming book focuses on female sexual desire in Chaucer’s ‘Legend of Good Women’ and Middle English romance.

Research Interests

Medieval English literature, Chaucer, Middle English romance, gender and sexuality, feminist theory, Shakespearean violence, material and visual culture.