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Prof David Walker


Department: Humanities

I have worked at Northumbria University since 1999 as a lecturer, senior lecturer, and Head of English and Creative Writing. More recently I was Head of the Department of Humanities from 2009 till 2012.

Campus Address

Office: Lipman 421


English PhD June 30 1997

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Lord Rochester in the Restoration World, Walker, D. 13 Sep 2016, In: Renaissance Quarterly
  • Piety and the politics of anxiety in nonconformist writing of the later Stuart period, Walker, D. 2016, Puritanism and Emotion in the Early Modern World, Basingstoke, Macmillan
  • Adrian Streete (ed.)(2012), Early Modern Drama and the Bible: Contexts and Readings, 1570–1625. Palgrave, 2012, Walker, D. Nov 2013, In: Renaissance Studies
  • Depression and Melancholy, 1660–1800, Walker, D., O'Connell, A. 1 Jul 2012
  • Religious writings, Walker, D., O'Connell, A. 2012
  • "That Godly and Royall Childe": Milton and the Edwardian Reformation, Walker, D. 2012, In: Bunyan Studies
  • The English Seventeenth Century in Colonial America: The cultural diaspora of English republican ideas, Walker, D. May 2012, Locating the English Diaspora, 1500-2010, Liverpool, UK, Liverpool University Press
  • Militant religion and politics in the holy war, Walker, D. 2010, The Cambridge companion to Bunyan, Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press
  • Addison's 'Cato' and the transformation of republican discourse in the early eighteenth century, Walker, D. Mar 2003, In: British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies
  • British satire, 1785-1840. Vol. 2, Collected satires : extracts from longer satires, Walker, D. 2003

PGR Supervision

  • Tina Naples Start: 01/10/2017
  • Jenny Hunter Start: 01/10/2016
  • JESSICA RICHES Renaissance Literature, including its legacy and cultural recetion Start: 25/04/2012


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