Erskine-Hill, Howard, 1936-2014

by Richard McCabe and Brian Watchorn

08 Apr 2019
13 (pages 1-13)

Howard Henry Erskine-Hill, Professor of Literary History at Cambridge University and Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge; he specialised in eighteenth-century English literature with particular interest in Alexander Pope. His major publications include The Social Milieu of Alexander Pope (1975); The Augustan Idea in English Literature (1983); Poetry and the Realm of Politics (1996); and Poetry of Opposition and Revolution (1996). Editions include Pope’s Horatian Satires and Epistles (1964) and Selected Letters (2000).


Posted to Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the British Academy, XVIII


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