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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 - 1970
  • Lecturer in English, Queen's University of Belfast, 1970 - 1970

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