Having retired from the University of Bristol I am an independent scholar based in Oxford and London. I first specialised in Victorian and Modern literature, especially the work of Robert Browning. More recently I have concentrated on the reception of classical antiquity.
These pages include a full list of publications, and describe some of my current and earlier projects. My most recent essay is:
I also continue to work on Edward Lear, bringing together the written and visual records of his Greek travels: the Cretan Journal, the Grecian travels of 1848 and the journeys in Greece and Albania in 1856 and 1857. A compendium site of all Lear’s journeys in “Greek lands” is under construction.