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Professor Pat Rogers FBA

18th-century Britain, including literary, political, social and cultural history, with special concentrations in the history of the book and aspects of music, gardening and medicine

About this Fellow

Post: Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida Specialisms: 18th-century Britain, including literary, political, social and cultural history, with special concentrations in the history of the book and aspects of music, gardening and medicine Appointments: Distinguished University Professor and DeBartolo Professor in the Liberal Arts, University of South Florida 1986-2005 Other Institutions Fellow Sidney Sussex College (1964-1969) Professor of English University of Bangor (1973-1976) Professor of English University of Bristol (1977-1986) Visiting Fellow, Christ Church Oxford (1992) Visiting Professorial Fellow, School of Advanced Studies, University of London (2010) Honorary Visiting Professor of English University of Liverpool (2010-13) Website: http://english.usf.edu/faculty/progers/

Website: http://english.usf.edu/faculty/progers/

Appointments

Current post

  • DeBartolo Professor in the Liberal Arts, University of South Florida

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Sidney Sussex College University of Cambridge, 1964 - 1969
  • Professor of English, University of Bangor, 1973 - 1976
  • Professor of English, University of Bristol, 1977 - 1986
  • DeBartolo Professor in the Liberal Arts, University of South Florida, Other Foreign Institutions, 1986
  • Assistant Lecturer, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1964 - 1969
  • Distinguished University Professor and DeBartolo Professor in the Liberal Arts, University of South Florida, Other Foreign Institutions, 1986
  • Honorary Visiting Professor of English, University of Liverpool, 2013

Publications

Grub Street: Studies in a Subculture 1972

The Augustan Vision 1974

Robinson Crusoe

Johnson and Boswell: The Transit of Caledonia 1995

Pope and the Destiny of the Stuarts: History, Politics, and Mythology in the Age of Queen Anne 2005

Edmund Curll, Bookseller (with P. Baines) 2007

The Life and Times of Thomas, Lord Coningsby: The Whig Hangman and his Victims

Documenting Eighteenth-Century Satire: Pope, Swift, Gay, and Arbuthnot in Historical Context 2012

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