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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.

Website: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/site/custom_scripts/people_profile_details.php?profileID=1117

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