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
About this Fellow
French literature (especially novels and poetry) - The long 18th century in France - Cultural history of Enlightenment Europe - Memoirs and autobiography
- Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature, University of Oxford; Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford
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.
The medieval & Renaissance literature & history of Spain from 1200 to 1700, with special interests in literacy, libraries & the history of ideas; humanism; imperialism
The Holy Roman Empire in its European context from the fifteenth century to 1806; the legacy of the Holy Roman Empire in German-speaking central Europe from 1806 to the present