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Professor Roger Lonsdale FBA

About this Fellow

Dr Charles Burney: a literary biography, 1965 New Oxford book of 18th century verse, 1984 18th century women poets, 1989 The Poems of Gray, Collins and Goldsmith, 1969 Samuel Johnson, Lives of the Poets, 2006

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Appointments

Current post

  • Formerly Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford and Fellow of Balliol College

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Balliol College University of Oxford, 1963 - 2000
  • Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford, 1992 - 2000
  • Fellow, Balliol College, University of Oxford, 1963 - 2000
  • Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford, 1992 - 2000

Publications

Dr Charles Burney: a literary biography (1965)

The Poems of Gray, Collins and Goldsmith (1969)

New Oxford book of 18th century verse (1984)

18th century women poets (1989)

Samuel Johnson, Lives of the Poets (2006)

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor Catriona Seth

French literature (especially novels and poetry) - The long 18th century in France - Cultural history of Enlightenment Europe - Memoirs and autobiography

Professor Andreas Xavier Schönle

Eighteenth and nineteenth-century Russian literature and culture; the design, organization, and meanings of time and space in Russia; the Europeanization of the Russian elite and its transnational practices

Professor Marie-Luce Demonet

Renaissance French literature; Early modern linguistic theory, semiotics; Early modern fictionality, Arts of discourse, Mind theory (possible worlds, counterfactuals); Rhetoric of orality, writing and printing; Digital scholarly editions