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Professor James Hankins FBA

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About this Fellow

Intellectual history of the Italian Renaissance, specialising in political thought and the reception of ancient philosophy; history of humanism and the Latin literature of the Renaissance

Website: http://history.fas.harvard.edu/people/faculty/hankins.php

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of History, Harvard University

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Brian Richardson

Italian language and literature; manuscript studies; historical studies of language and literature; medieval history; historical linguistics; southern Europe, Italy.

Professor Richard McCabe

Early modern literature in its historical and intellectual contexts, especially poetry and drama; Edmund Spenser's engagement with Gaelic Ireland, the dynamics of Tudor and Jacobean patronage, the aesthetics of Renaissance tragedy.

Professor David Womersley

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

Professor Henry Woudhuysen

English literature of the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries, especially Sir Philip Sidney, Shakespeare, and Samuel Johnson; post-medieval palaeography; bibliography and the history of the book