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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 Helen Watanabe-O'Kelly

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.

Professor Aurora Egido

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

Professor James Hankins

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