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Professor Gerald Hammond FBA

About this Fellow

English Language and Literature

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Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of English Literature, The University of Manchester

Past Appointments

  • Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Manchester, 1999 - 2002
  • John Edward Taylor Professor of English Literature, University of Manchester, 1992
  • John Edward Taylor Professor of English Literature and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Manchester, University of Manchester, 1994
  • Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of Manchester, University of Manchester, 2002

Publications

The English Bible: The New Testament and the Apocrypha 2012

The English Bible: The New Testament and the Apocryha: Gerald Hammond, Austin Busch co-editors 2012

The reader and Shakespeare's young man sonnets 1981

The making of the English Bible 1982

Fleeting things: English poets and poems, 1616-1660 1991

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Joachim Whaley

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

Professor Simon Franklin

History and culture of Russia & Eastern Europe, Medieval & Early Modern; cultural and social history of information technologies

Professor Michael Allen

Renaissance philosophy, particularly the Platonism of Marsilio Ficino & Pica della Mirandola; Renaissance poetry, magic, mythology, iconography & hermeneutics; Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare.

Professor Nigel Leask

Literature & culture of the 'long Romantic period', with a focus on empire, nation & travel writing. My recent focus is Scottish literature & thought 1750-1850, with a special emphasis on Robert Burns & his poetic & intellectual circle.