Professor Michael Rossington
Professor of Romantic Literature
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- Personal Website: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/elll/staff/profile/michael.rossington
- Address: School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics
Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU
I joined Newcastle University in 1993 and was appointed to a Personal Chair in 2014.
Roles and responsibilities
Consortium Director and Academic Director (Newcastle University), AHRC Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership.
MA, DPhil (Oxon)
Lecturer in Literature, The Open University (1988-92)
I have broad interests in textual editing and in 18th-c. and 19th-c. literature, and specialised interests -- in the Romantic period -- in Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, literary manuscripts, poetry, continental Europe, and republican thought.
i. The Poems of Shelley, Volume 5, in the Longman Annotated English Poets series (Routledge); ii. 'Animating Text at Newcastle University': http://research.ncl.ac.uk/atnu/
A monograph on the textual history of Shelley's writings from his lifetime to the mid 20th century.
External research funding
Modern Humanities Research Association Research Associateship (2014-15).
Visiting research appointments
Visiting Scholar, Trinity College, Cambridge (2016); Visiting Fellow, Exeter College, Oxford (2015); Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow, The Huntington Library, California (2014); Visiting Fellow, St Catherine's College, Oxford (2012); Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford (2006); Visiting Scholar, St John's College, Oxford (1995).
I've been sole or main supervisor to 11 PhDs. I'm currently supervising a PhD on Percy Shelley's Italian. I welcome inquiries from applicants who wish to pursue master's or doctoral research in any area of my interests.
The Oxford Edition of the Works of Robert Burns (Oxford University Press); The Oxford Edition of the Writings of Alexander Pope (Oxford University Press); The Shelley-Godwin Archive: http://shelleygodwinarchive.org/
'The Bodleian Libraries' 12 millionth book' (November 2015): http://poeticalessay.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/ ; Frankenstein', in 'The Secret Life of Books', BBC Four (November 2014): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p025zldt
Introduction to Literary Studies 2 (SEL1004)
Revolutionary Britain, 1789-1832 (SEL2203)
Dissertation in English Literature (SEL3362)
Research Matters 2 (SEL8542)
- Rossington M. Introduction to Shelley's Poetical Essay on the Existing State of Things (1811) in 'About the Text', Shelley's Poetical Essay: The Bodleian Libraries' 12 millionth book. Oxford, UK: The Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, 2015. Available at: http://poeticalessay.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/about-the-text/.
- Schmid S, Rossington M, ed. The Reception of P.B. Shelley in Europe. London, New Delhi, New York, Sydney: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
- Rossington M. William Michael Rossetti and the Organization of P. B. Shelley in the Later Nineteenth Century. European Romantic Review 2015, 26(3), 387-393.
- Rossington M. [Dante in the Nineteenth Century]. Translation and Literature 2014, 23(1), 133-139.
- Rossington M. Crabbe's Times. Romanticism 2014, 20(2), 117-127.
- Edwards G, Rossington M. Introduction: George Crabbe: Times and Spaces. Romanticism 2014, 20(2), 103-105.
- Rossington M, Donovan J, Everest K, eds. The Poems of Shelley, Volume 4: 1820-1821. Longman Annotated English Poets 2013. London and New York: Routledge, 424 pp.
- Rossington M. Editing Shelley. In: O'Neill, M., Howe, A. with the assistance of Madeleine Callaghan, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2013, pp.645-656.
- Rossington M. Tragedy: The Cenci and Swellfoot the Tyrant. In: O'Neill, M., Howe, A. with the assistance of Madeleine Callaghan, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2013, pp.299-308.