Before Depression
1660 - 1800

The People

Professor Allan Ingram | Dr Clark Lawlor | Professor Stuart Sim | Professor Richard Terry
Dr Leigh Wetherall-Dickson | Diane Buie | Pauline Morris

Dr Clark Lawlor (Co-Director)

Clark is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Northumbria. He will be organising the 'Depression in Europe in the Eighteenth Century' conference in the summer of 2008 at the Universities of Northumbria and Sunderland, will edit the two conference volumes, and will be contributing to the concluding multi-authored volume. He is the author of Consumption and Literature: The Making of the Romantic Disease (Palgrave 2006), editor (with Akihito Suzuki) of Sciences of Body and Mind, in Literature and Science, 1660-1834, Gen. Ed. Judith Hawley, (8 vols) volume 2, (Pickering and Chatto 2003), and has written various articles on literature, science and medicine in the long eighteenth century, including '"Long Grief, dark Melancholy, hopeless natural Love": Clarissa, Cheyne and narratives of body and soul', Gesnerus: Swiss Journal of the History of Medicine and Sciences, 63:1/2 (2006), 103-112. At present he is researching the topic of fashionable melancholy in the 'long' eighteenth century.

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