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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

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