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Mr Richard Holmes FBA

About this Fellow

History English Language and Literature



Current post

  • Independent Scholar

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Biographical Studies, University of East Anglia, 2001 - 2007


Shelley: the pursuit 1974

Footsteps 1985

Coleridge: early visions 1989

Dr Johnson and Mr Savage 1994

Coleridge: darker reflections 1998

Sidetracks 2000

The Age of Wonder 2008

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Paul Julian Smith

Spanish and Latin American cinema, television, and visual culture; literature in Spanish from the Renaissance to the present

Professor Roger Pearson

Western Europe France French Language and Literature History Historical Studies of Language and Literature

Professor Antoine Compagnon

French Renaissance prose; 19th and 20th-century French literature and culture; history of criticism; theory of literature

Professor Peter Brooks

Comparative literature, mainly French & English; Stendhal, Balzac, Henry James; the novel and its analysis; psychoanalysis and literary study; law and literature; identity in modern culture