Dr Elsa Baroghel BA, MA (Paris IV-La Sorbonne), DPhil (New College, Oxford) is an Early-Career Researcher in modern French and British literature and Stipendiary Lecturer in French at Hertford College, St Hilda’s College and St Peter’s College, Oxford. She is currently working on a monograph based on her DPhil research, which focused on the relevance of the Marquis de Sade’s writings to Samuel Beckett’s works.
Dr Baroghel teaches all Prelim and FHS language papers at Hertford, St Peter’s and St Hilda’s, as well as some French language and literature classes for the Sub-Faculty of French.
Dr Baroghel’s doctoral research focused on the relevance of the Marquis de Sade to Samuel Beckett’s works. Her research interests include: Modern French and British literature (20th century in particular); Samuel Beckett; the intellectual legacies of the Enlightenment; violence, transgression, madness and institutionalisation in modern literature and literary culture.