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Professor Nicholas Roe FBA

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About this Fellow

All periods of English Literature, particularly Romantic literature and culture; William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Leigh Hunt and John Keats; biography of the Romantics; literature and medicine



Current post

  • Professor of English Literature, University of St Andrews

Past Appointments

  • Professor of English Literature, University of St Andrews, 1970
  • Lecturer in English, Queen's University of Belfast, 1970

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Nick Boyle

German literature and philosophy from 1700 to the present, particularly with reference to Goethe. Theological aspects of contemporary politics

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.