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.