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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 Andrew Kahn

18th-century literature and thought in Russia and Europe; comparative Enlightenment historiography; Russian poetry (Pushkin, Mandelstam, Brodsky) and its intellectual, political, and cultural contexts; practice of literary history

Professor Stephen Greenblatt

Shakespeare and Renaissance literature, history, and culture; cultural mobility and the history of ideas; the future of the humanities