British academy

Professor Brian Vickers

Professor Brian Vickers

Emeritus Professor of English Language and Literature, Centre for Renaissance Studies, Eidgenössiche Technische Hochschule, Zürich

Year Elected: 2003

TRANSFERRED FROM CORRESPONDING TO ORDINARY FELLOWSHIP

He is an intellectual and literary historian who has published extensively on rhetoric, on Francis Bacon, and on the history of science. He has also published books on Greek tragedy, on Shakespeare's prose, and a six-volume collection illustrating Shakespeare's reception, 1600-1800. Recently, he has been working on attribution problems in Shakespeare and Elizabethan drama.