eger_elizabethElizabeth Eger is Reader in English at King’s College London. Her research interests include the history of luxury, 18th-century literary and visual culture and the history of collecting.

She has published Bluestockings: Women of Reason from Enlightenment to Romanticism, and co-curated an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery: Brilliant Women: 18th-Century Bluestockings. She is writing a biography: Elizabeth Montagu: A Life in Letters.