Professor David Womersley
Thomas Warton Professor of English Literature; Fellow of St Catherine's College
Professor Womersley's interests lie in English literature of the long eighteenth century, especially Gibbon, Swift, Burke and Johnson; sixteenth-century historiography and historical drama; the history of literary criticism; and the theory and practice of textual editing.
- English literature, 1509-1832
- The Enlightenment
- Literature and empire
- Literature and politics