Renaissance rhetoric & dialectic; medieval & renaissance European literature, thought & cultural history
About this Fellow
Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature, especially the drama and theatre; Ben Jonson and his circle; the court masque; textual editing
- Professor of Renaissance Drama, University of Leeds
Early modern German culture; European court culture, especially festivals, of the early modern period; the representation of women in German literature; writing by women in German.
History and Critique of 16th and 17th centuries of Spanish Literature in its variables subjects, genres and authors, from Garcilaso to Gracián (including Santa Teresa, Cervantes, Góngora and Calderón, among others), with studies and critical editions
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