Prof Paul Baines B.A., M.A., Ph.D.

Professor English

    Biography

    Personal Statement

    Paul Baines is a professor in the Department of English. He joined the department in 1990 as an eighteenth-century specialist and works largely in the early modern and long eighteenth century periods. He has published eight books and over 60 articles and chapters. He is currently working on early modern satiric writing by women, on the publisher Edmund Curll, the Liverpool-based radical poet Edward Rushton, and the pillory as a metaphor for satire.
    He is happy to be contacted by email if any student would like to speak to him.

    Personal Distinctions

    • Lecture (Invitation to Speak, English Department, University of Manchester 2010)
    • Conference Paper (Invitation to Speak, Harvard University 2009)
    • Plenary lecture (Keynote Speech, University of St. Andrews 2009)
    • Paper at Conference (Invitation to Speak, Harvard University 2009)
    • Paper at Conference (Invitation to Speak, University of Liverpool 2008)

    Administrative Roles

    • Head of Department August 2010-July 2013