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Professor Lorna Hutson FBA

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About this Fellow

The literature of the English Renaissance, with special interests in legal or forensic rhetoric, women's writing and Anglo-Scots relations

Website: https://www.merton.ox.ac.uk/people/professor-lorna-hutson

Appointments

Current post

  • Merton Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Berry Professor of English Literature, University of St Andrews, 2012 - 2016
  • Merton Professor of English Literature, Merton College University of Oxford, 2016 - 1970

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

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

Professor Thomas Corns

The historically-informed study of seventeenth-century English literature; scholarly editing of seventeenth-century texts; stylistic criticism