18th-century Britain, including literary, political, social and cultural history, with special concentrations in the history of the book and aspects of music, gardening and medicine
Professor Catriona Seth FBA
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French literature (especially novels and poetry) - The long 18th century in France - Cultural history of Enlightenment Europe - Memoirs and autobiography
French literature of the XVIth & XVIIth centuries; intellectual & cultural history of the Early modern period.
Renaissance & seventeenth century English literature, especially John Milton; ancient & modern European literatures; cultural history, especially art, architecture, garden history, legal history & Biblical studies; the contemporary Islamic world
Sixteenth & seventeenth century literature & thought in Europe, especially France; the role played by various dimensions of language (eg concept-formation; tense-aspect) in the shaping of knowledge & belief.