Forthcoming paper:
“Ezra Pound’s Ragbag: The Cantos as Cento”, Online Conference on the Technique of Cento Texts,
Ruhr-Universität Bochum, November 2020.

Having retired from the Department of English at the University of Bristol I am an independent scholar based in Oxford and London.  These pages describe some of my current and earlier projects.

During 2020 I am putting together Edward Lear's drawings and paintings of Thermopylae to mark the 2500th anniversary of the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BC.

 Recent publications:

My web editions of Edward Lear’s Journey in Greece and Albania in 1857 and Edward Lears Greek Journey in 1856 are now available.

A compendium site of all Lear’s journeys in “Greek lands” is under construction.

Past papers:

My background is in the Victorian period; on this website are details of my work on Robert Browning and Edward Lear.

Other research interests have included:


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Website maintained by: Rowena Fowler

Last updated: 13 October 2020