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Professor Paul Hammond FBA

English Language and Literature Northern Europe France
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About this Fellow

Paul Hammond was a Prize Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge 1978-82; he has subsequently taught at the University of Leeds, being appointed to a personal chair as Professor of Seventeenth-Century English Literature in 1996. His principal research interests are in seventeenth-century poetry and drama, particularly in Shakespeare, Milton, Dryden, and Racine.

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Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Seventeenth-Century English Literature, University of Leeds

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Trinity College University of Cambridge, 1978 - 1982
  • Lecturer in English, Senior Lecturer and Reader, University of Leeds, 1978 - 1996
  • Professor of Seventeenth-Century English Literature, University of Leeds, University of Leeds, 1996
  • Professor of Seventeenth-Century English Literature, University of Leeds, University of Leeds, 1996

Publications

Milton and the People 2014

The strangeness of tragedy 2009

Shakespeare's Sonnets: An original-spelling text 2012

The poems of John Dryden (5 vols) 1995-2005

Dryden and the traces of classical Rome 1999

Figuring sex between men from Shakespeare to Rochester 2002

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Martin Butler

Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature, especially the drama and theatre; Ben Jonson and his circle; the court masque; textual editing

Professor Lina Bolzoni

Italian Renaissance literature; the Art of Memory; literature and philosophy, the utopian tradition, medieval vernacular preaching, chivalric poetry, treatises on women and love; literary and visual portraits; the relationship between literature and the