Joseph Addison as Translator


1 March 2018, 4.00 PM - 1 February 2018, 5.30 PM

Professor David Hopkins

Link Room 1, Arts Complex, 3-5 Woodland Road, BS8 1TB

David Hopkins, Emeritus Professor of English Literature and Senior Research Fellow, gives the English Department's research seminar on Joseph Addison as translator.

Professor Hopkins' teaching and reasearch interests lie, primarily, in English poetry and literary criticism, 1650-1780, especially Cowley, Milton, Pope, Johnson. Until recently David Hopkins was Co-General Editor of the Longman Annotated English Poets series, and General Editor for the Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature. He is, with Paul Hammond, editor of the five volume The Poems of John Dryden (Routledge). His most recent publications include, Reading Paradise Lost (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013) and Conversing with Antiquity: English Poets and the Classics from Shakespeare to Pope (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010).

Contact information

For further information please contact the co-convenors of the English Department Research Seminar series, Daniel Karlin ( and Maria Vaccarella (

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