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Professor David Womersley FBA

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About this Fellow

English literature of the long eighteenth century, especially Gibbon, Swift, Burke and Johnson; sixteenth-century historiography and historical drama; the history of literary criticism; the theory and practice of textual editing

Website: http://www.english.ox.ac.uk/about-faculty/faculty-members/18th-century/womersley-professor-david

Appointments

Current post

  • Thomas Warton Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Thomas Warton Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 2002

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Nicholas Roe

All periods of English Literature, particularly Romantic literature and culture; William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Leigh Hunt and John Keats; biography of the Romantics; literature and medicine

Professor Catriona Seth

French literature (especially novels and poetry) - The long 18th century in France - Cultural history of Enlightenment Europe - Memoirs and autobiography