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About this Fellow

Literature & culture of the 'long Romantic period', with a focus on empire, nation & travel writing. My recent focus is Scottish literature & thought 1750-1850, with a special emphasis on Robert Burns & his poetic & intellectual circle.

Website: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/critical/staff/nigelleask/

Appointments

Current post

  • Regius Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Glasgow

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Nicholas Roe

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