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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 Catriona Seth

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

Professor Andreas Xavier Schönle

Eighteenth and nineteenth-century Russian literature and culture; the design, organization, and meanings of time and space in Russia; the Europeanization of the Russian elite and its transnational practices

Professor Marie-Luce Demonet

Renaissance French literature; Early modern linguistic theory, semiotics; Early modern fictionality, Arts of discourse, Mind theory (possible worlds, counterfactuals); Rhetoric of orality, writing and printing; Digital scholarly editions